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Ruffed grouse egg.

Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by BackyardFarmer4, Apr 27, 2016.

  1. BackyardFarmer4

    BackyardFarmer4 Out Of The Brooder

    Oct 10, 2013
    Does anyone know how long the incubation for a ruffed grouse egg is? I saw the bird get hit in front of me so i pulled over to see if it was alive. Turns out it was but pretty rough shape. so i brought it home hoping for the best and the next day i checked on it. it was barely alive but had an egg under her. she died not long after. i've had an incubator going for a few days now and im about to put chicken eggs in. I want to hatch it in there just not sure how long incubation is. i read 24-26 days. i also have a pair of pigeons that just started sitting on fake eggs. Would it be better to have the pigeons hatch it and take the chick out after? ive raised ruffed grouse before just never hatched them.
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    I just did a Yahoo search and came up with 23 to 24 days.
  3. BackyardFarmer4

    BackyardFarmer4 Out Of The Brooder

    Oct 10, 2013
    so should I stop turning it at 21 days?
  4. 1cock2hens

    1cock2hens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 2, 2015
    The Far SW of missouri
    did the egg hatch?

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