Pheasant egg begin hatched by pigeon

Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by Tayten B, May 4, 2016.

  1. Tayten B

    Tayten B Chillin' With My Peeps

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    one of my hen pheasants laid an egg in a pheasant nesting box and know a pair of pigeons are sitting and incubating them
     
  2. nchls school

    nchls school Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The incubation time is quite different. The pigeons will likely give up before the egg has a chance of hatching. I did have some barn pigeons hatch a couple bantam eggs. After hatching I gave the chicks to a hen that had new chicks.
     
  3. Tayten B

    Tayten B Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I dont know I have seen some of these pigeons try to sit for 40 day and some give up in if you look at them the wrong way
     
  4. taimon01

    taimon01 Out Of The Brooder

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    Any updates. I am currently researching and may give my pigeons pheasant eggs to hatch instead of dud ones to keep the pigeon numbers down.
     

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