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Calculate the incubation time for pheasants and partridges - © Tino Bellmann

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The breeding of the pheasant / partridge starts on Saturday, July 13th 2024

Day+Day-DateTo Do
If you have fertilized pheasant eggs, leave them untouched for one day. Recommended environment temperature is 20 centigrade. Store them with soft rounded end up and pointed end down.
024Saturday, July 13th 2024Start the incubation process: Clean and disinfect the breeding machine. Fill in the water. Set the incubator's relative humidity to 65% RH. Clean the fertilized pheasant breeding eggs, put them into the incubator and mark them if needed. Increase the temperature in the incubator slowly (!!) to 37.6 centigrade. (99.7 Deg.Fahrenheit).
123Sunday, July 14th 2024Keep the breeder closed. Do not open. Don't turn the pheasant eggs!
222Monday, July 15th 2024Keep the breeder closed. Do not open. Don't turn the pheasant eggs!
321Tuesday, July 16th 2024Keep the breeder closed. Do not open. Don't turn the pheasant eggs!
420Wednesday, July 17th 2024Turn the pheasant eggs 3 to 4 times a day in different directions.
519Thursday, July 18th 2024Turn the pheasant eggs 3 to 4 times a day in different directions.
618Friday, July 19th 2024Turn the pheasant eggs 3 to 4 times a day in different directions.
717Saturday, July 20th 2024Turn the pheasant eggs 3 to 4 times a day in different directions.
816Sunday, July 21st 2024Turn the pheasant eggs 3 to 4 times a day in different directions.
915Monday, July 22nd 2024Turn the pheasant eggs 3 to 4 times a day in different directions.
1014Tuesday, July 23rd 2024First examination of eggs. Take a special kind of lamp to check the fertilization. The little embryo casts a shadow.
Turn the pheasant eggs 3 to 4 times a day in different directions. Open the breeding machine for 15 minutes to cool the pheasant eggs down. Take a sprayer bottle with hand warmed water to moist the pheasant eggs. Close the incubator. Check the water level in the incubator and refill if needed.
1410Saturday, July 27th 2024Turn the pheasant eggs 3 to 4 times a day in different directions. Open the breeding machine for 15 minutes to cool the pheasant eggs down. Take a sprayer bottle with hand warmed water to moist the pheasant eggs. Close the incubator. Check the water level in the incubator and refill if needed.
177Tuesday, July 30th 2024Turn the pheasant eggs 3 to 4 times a day in different directions. Open the breeding machine for 15 minutes to cool the pheasant eggs down. Take a sprayer bottle with hand warmed water to moist the pheasant eggs. Close the incubator. Check the water level in the incubator and refill if needed.
186Wednesday, July 31st 2024Turn the pheasant eggs 3 to 4 times a day in different directions. Open the breeding machine for 15 minutes to cool the pheasant eggs down. Take a sprayer bottle with hand warmed water to moist the pheasant eggs. Close the incubator. Check the water level in the incubator and refill if needed.
195Thursday, August 1st 2024Turn the pheasant eggs 3 to 4 times a day in different directions. Open the breeding machine for 15 minutes to cool the pheasant eggs down. Take a sprayer bottle with hand warmed water to moist the pheasant eggs. Close the incubator. Check the water level in the incubator and refill if needed.
204Friday, August 2nd 2024Turn the pheasant eggs 3 to 4 times a day in different directions. Open the breeding machine for 15 minutes to cool the pheasant eggs down. Take a sprayer bottle with hand warmed water to moist the pheasant eggs. Close the incubator. Check the water level in the incubator and refill if needed.
213Saturday, August 3rd 2024Second examination of eggs. The duck embryo fills the egg now. If the egg is not dark, it is not fertilized. Only the air chamber is still white.
Put the pheasant eggs on a hatching pad.
Stop turning the eggs. Set temperature to 37.4 centigrade.
Increase humidity to 70% RH and more. Don't open the incubator anymore.
231Monday, August 5th 2024Be prepared to welcome the new-born pheasant chickens. Do you have a bird chick brooder, a heater or a heating lamp, special chicks food, water, poultry drinker for chicks...?
240Tuesday, August 6th 2024Pheasant chick's hatching day!
End of incubation.
Leave the little chicks in the incubator for a day (optional). Attention: Incubation can take some days longer.