How long is the brooding period for pheasants?

Hen pheasants nest on the ground, producing a clutch of around twelve eggs over a two to three week period in April to June. The incubation period is about 23 days.(Source)

How do you brood pheasants?

Raising Pheasant (Day 1)

How long do baby pheasants need a heat lamp?

Use heat lamps over the new chicks for the first 4 to 5 weeks. You’ll need at least one 250-watt bulb for every 100 chicks. Bulbs with red ends aren’t so bright and help to control cannibalism, which can be a problem with pheasants.(Click here)

When can baby pheasants go outside?

They should be able to go outside by about 4 to 6 weeks. You may want to still give them heat at night if the weather is chilly. Pheasants, Chukar, and Quail require a 28% protein starter feed.(See more)

What is the lifespan of a pheasant?

The majority of common pheasants in the wild live 1 – 3 years, but in captivity, there are confirmed cases of these birds for living 27 years. What is this? In the wild, Golden Pheasants usually live around five years, but the oldest recorded is 13.4 years in captivity.(More info)

What do newly hatched pheasants eat?

From the time chicks arrive until they are six weeks old they should be fed a 30% protein medicated gamebird or turkey starter feed. The best medicated started feed contains 1 lb. Amprolium (a coccidiostat) per ton of feed. The feed should be in crumble form.(Click here)