Ringneck pheasant breeding

Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by pittmanbirds, Mar 14, 2017.

  1. pittmanbirds

    pittmanbirds Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi its my first year of this and im just curious on how long it takes for the hen to start laying eggs after being mated. And yes i personaly saw them breed. Thanks for the help
     
  2. 007Sean

    007Sean Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hens don't need to be bred in order to lay eggs. It depends on the age, condition and habitat. Mine start laying late Feb/March but don't become fertile until mid April when breeding season really kicks in. Also depends on how comfortable they are with their surroundings. If a cock bird chases a hen too much, she may not lay for some time.
     
  3. pittmanbirds

    pittmanbirds Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok thanks probably doesn't help getting this snow storm
     

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