ring neck male Pheasant killing 8 week old chicks ????

Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by Bobby65, Jan 24, 2013.

  1. Bobby65

    Bobby65 Out Of The Brooder

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    In the last two weeks for no reason that i can see three of my now 8 week old chickens have been dead when I have gotten homefrom work in the afternoon. Will a fully grown but still young pheasant or his girl kill them?
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    It may very well be the ringneck that is killing your young chickens. What sort of physical damage are you seeing on the chickens?
     
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  3. Bobby65

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    nothing At first i was thinking there was a problem with the new ones so I would look them over in the am and pm. and all where good but i could be missing something. my older chickens 13 weeks are fine and all of them are in the same pen 8x24 feet
     
  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    It's not the cockbird. If he was doing it, there would be feather losss, pecking and bleeding.
     

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