this was my last try

Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by [email protected], Jul 16, 2010.

  1. patrickcromer@pstel.net

    [email protected] Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have tryed hatching phesants before had a bad turnout. so i tryed again. nothing so far. if nothing hatches this time i will just get full grown ones. would this be a good idea? or should i start with little ones?
     
  2. lexgold

    lexgold Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had almost a hundred percent hatch rate on my own pheasants, and about five percent hatch rate on shipped eggs! If you are hatching your own don't give up. use an incubator with a fan and get the humidity fifty percent for the first 21 days and sixty five percent for the hatch. My shipped eggs developed until hatch day and died. It was very sad. I have tons of extra golden pheasant chicks but I don't really want to put them through being shipped. I'll try and home them locally. Good luck.
     
  3. Quail's Hollar Farm

    Quail's Hollar Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It depends on what type of pheasant you plan on getting, some are easier to raise from chicks than others. What kind are you planning on raising?
     
  4. ColbyNTX

    ColbyNTX Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 2, 2009
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    Where they shipped eggs? Maybe they were not fertile. I hatched Red Goldens this year but I drove to the farm and picked up the eggs. All 10 developed but 1 died at pip but the other 9 are about 2 months old now and doing great. It could also be your incubator, what are you using? I have a Dickey's and it hatches everything. Don't give up!
     
  5. 3forfree

    3forfree Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have one common rooster and two hens that spit out eggs faster than I can pick them up. I built an incubator out of a styrofoam cooler, collected the first dozen that they layed, and had 5 hatch. I collected another 24 eggs
    incubated them, and not one hatched. Now i'm frustrated, they have quit laying so I guess i will wait until next year to try again.
     

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