ChurpyChicken

Songster
10 Years
Sep 19, 2009
136
1
109
Buxton/Leek
Hi Everyone,

Help required


A gentleman gave me 14 pheasant eggs to hatch. I have got them at the right temperature and they have all started hatching. One was born dead, number two hatched around 1pm today and has just died. Looks like it died in its sleep because its all crawled up.

I videoed it hatching tooks loads of pictures the whole family is really excited and the little chap has just past away.. Absolute gutted. Rang my mother to tell her its definitely died and she is convinced its got to be sleeping. But it is stiff and not moving at all.

It didn't even dry out like a chicken usually does its still got the wet hair.

Why are they dieing?

What am I doing wrong?

I have had hens for years but never pheasants.

Do you need to do something special?
 

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