Will Ringneck Pheasants sit and hatch their eggs?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Quailer21, Feb 15, 2013.

  1. Quailer21

    Quailer21 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 24, 2011
    Jupiter, Florida
    I have a hen and a rooster ringneck pheasant. The hen has just started laying eggs about a week ago. I live in south Florida so i just put some pineneedles laying flat for bedding and put 3 of the 4 eggs on the pineneedles. Will she sit on them? Do i need an incubator? I don't have an incubator, what are best for cheapest price? Help?!?!!? How long until they hatch when she sits on them? This is her first year laying eggs.

  2. Bill 101

    Bill 101 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 1, 2013
    Pretty sure she will, but pheasants like to hide their nest so if you can provide something so she will be out of the way, not be seen, she will like it better.
  3. gimmie birdies

    gimmie birdies Chicken Obsessed

    Feb 12, 2013
    Eastern WA
    You can get a broody hen they are dependable, and I have had them raise, ducks and chicks and turkeys, even at the same time. Chickens are calmer than pheasants, and actually make the chicks calmer too.

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