Source of good wildstock Pheasant eggs this early

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Clackamas, Jan 24, 2017.

  1. Clackamas

    Clackamas In the Brooder

    Jan 24, 2017
    I just had a Barred rock hen go broody, I know its early, she just re-started laying last week. We don't have a rooster so it will be to no avail. She is a good hen, we had good success with a Wellsummer hen hatching pheasants last year. This is this hens second year so I think she will be committed. I however need some fertile eggs for her fast before she looses interest. All of the ringnecks hatched last year flew to coup at around 8 weeks, we free range them, so they do what is natural, and we still see at least 3 of them now, so IMO this is not a bad idea for a few semi-wild birds around. Sources would be appreciated. I have had poor results with eggs shipped so reliable breeders would be appreciated.

  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    Welcome to BYC. Shipped eggs are generally a 'crap shoot' so you would do best with locally sourced eggs. Can you use the same source you used last year ?

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