NEED SOME INFO PLEASE

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by pedenes, Nov 4, 2008.

  1. pedenes

    pedenes Out Of The Brooder

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    I just got my trio of gamefowl. They are called Nesmith Sweaters

    the Rooster is about 7 months and the pullet is 6 months, the other one is pullet is a lil over a 1 year old.

    When are they going to lay?

    Are they going to be broody? the winter is coming

    Thanks in advance!!
     
  2. prariechiken

    prariechiken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds like you got ya some nice birds. I wouldn't be looking for them to get broody any time soon, esp. with winter on the way. Some of ours lay and get broody starting in Febuary, I usually have chicks on the ground by the first of March. So early spring you should definitely start seeing some eggs.
     
  3. pedenes

    pedenes Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the info! yep they are really nice. ill try to post some pics soon
     
  4. pedenes

    pedenes Out Of The Brooder

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    Just one more question. Are they atleast going to lay fertile eggs? Because i got my incubator.

    i saw my rooster always mating with them.
    my older pullet is getting bald on her head because of him pulling it.

    Thanks
     
  5. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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    I didn't know that anybody kept that breed for their egglaying, I thought they were used for other purposes. [​IMG]
     
  6. prariechiken

    prariechiken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    As long as he is topping them, I would think they would be fertile. Be sure to feed them right and keep them bug free and you will do fine. And yes, you haven't lived until you've had a game egg omelet.... and they are decent layers as long as you keep them from setting.
     

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