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Ringneck pheasant hen mating with my rooster

Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by Chicks5, Feb 2, 2015.

  1. Chicks5

    Chicks5 In the Brooder

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    My lovely ringneck pheasant has preferred to mate with my Ameraucana rooster. How soon can we expect eggs (they are now mating). I look forward to hearing from you.
     

  2. cavemanrich

    cavemanrich Free Ranging

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    If mating is successful then the eggs that would come in about 3 days may be fertile. I HAVE DOUBTS THAT IT IS POSSIBLE. I know that dogs cant mate with cats. Never heard of pheasant chickens. But maybe it is possible in some forgotten laboratory in a forgotten part of the former USSR.
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  3. Chicks5

    Chicks5 In the Brooder

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    I love your sense of humor!!! I have read that chicken/pheasant hybrids are possible but the development of the chick can be problematic. Some don't develop properly and die in the egg, but some do survive after hatching. A confession ... I am one of those crazy scientist (but not too crazy) and would love to see a viable chick. If some do survive I will send you the first pictures. Thank you very much for responding!

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  4. maxsgoldens

    maxsgoldens Chirping

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    Its definitely possible and quite common when pheasants are kept with chickens
     
  5. lightchick

    lightchick Crowing

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