My pheasant eggs arrived today!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Buster, May 27, 2008.

  1. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    I came home to a suspicious box on my front porch that was sent from Pennsylvania.

    It looked like this:

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    It was packaged very well:

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    And here they are! 2 dozen pheasant eggs from wilds of pa & hinkjc.

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    Thanks Charlie and Jody! It was a pleasure doing business with you.
     
  2. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    [​IMG] Glad to hear they arrived safely. Now hoping for a great hatch! [​IMG] Good luck Buster and thank you!

    Jody
     
  3. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    Thanks Jody! I'll post updates as we go. They look really dark. How hard are they to candle on day 14?
     
  4. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    haha You're only going to see darkness and an air cell. [​IMG]

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  5. Mrs MIA

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    Wow... those look like really cool eggs. [​IMG] Almost makes me want to try hatchings some.



    ...almost. [​IMG]
     
  6. okiechick57

    okiechick57 Chillin' With My Peeps

    man,if I found a package on my front porch with a knife on it....I think I would have run [​IMG]
    good luck cowboy !
     
  7. wolfpack62001

    wolfpack62001 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well now you are at the easy part of raising pheasant.
    If you have never raised them they can be a pain, Ill help if you need it.
     
  8. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    Quote:Thanks! I'm sure I'll need it. I would like to do this regularly if I can get it right.
     
  9. wilds of pa

    wilds of pa Chillin' With My Peeps

    Well Buster, the po did a good job with the package..got there fairly fast and no damage on the outside..Hope you have a great hatch..

    Just remember after the hatch,, Brooder space and temp are very important to raising a good young brood of pheasant chicks..

    They really are not that much trouble to raise if things are done correctly..They are a bit more Sensitive to space and temps then chickens and turkeys. as long as they get what they want, things will go very smoothly for you.

    Feel free to ask..Im no expert..but i will tell you what i know and learned..which is what makes things so much fun raising other species..If it wouldnt be fun for me, i wouldnt do it...The wilds are my favorite..

    Here is a good reader for pheasant folks...But there are many others out there....
    http://www.pheasant.com/RearingTips.pdf


    Charlie
     
    Last edited: May 28, 2008
  10. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    Just set the eggs. Managed not to break any while I was at it.

    Thanks for the encouragement Charlie. I will check that link out when I get home from work today.

    Thanks,

    Jared
     

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