Ringneck eggs this early?

Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by Tolland birds, Feb 26, 2013.

  1. Tolland birds

    Tolland birds Out Of The Brooder

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    I got a breeding pair of ringnecks from a friend and the hen has started laying.. What should i do? Im new to pheasants.[​IMG]
     
  2. Tolland birds

    Tolland birds Out Of The Brooder

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    Help would be much apriciated :)
     
  3. aprophet

    aprophet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    are they breeding yet?
     
  4. Tolland birds

    Tolland birds Out Of The Brooder

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    thats the problem... I havent seen them, but the eggs have just kept coming so i assume yes
     
  5. Tolland birds

    Tolland birds Out Of The Brooder

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    thats the problem... I havent seen them, but the eggs have just kept coming so i assume yes
     
  6. mallard14

    mallard14 Out Of The Brooder

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    well i put a heater in my pen and i also seperated the males from the hens for a few weeks so they are like solitary confinement then when i put the hens in there it was like prom night!!!!! I have around 36 hens but if the roosters red things around there eyes are really puffed up then they are courting but i dont know if they are mating!
     
  7. Tolland birds

    Tolland birds Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the advice, im going to set these eggs in the incubator and candle them in a week or so
     
  8. deserthotwings

    deserthotwings Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If your pair is at least a year old chances are 99.9% that your eggs are fertile.
     
  9. aprophet

    aprophet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    most of my quail eggs get pickled this time of the year but I put a few of my eggs in the bator and at least a coupla of pens are already fertile it looks to be an early spring :)
     
  10. drowe005

    drowe005 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My ringnecks have been laying for a couple weeks now and every egg since egg 1 has been fertile. The only ones of my birds I really ever see mating are my coturnix, and occasionally the mountain quail.
     

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