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Old 10-07-2017, 07:15 PM
Shaun Bannister Shaun Bannister is offline
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Default Re: Not feeding chicks???

Originally Posted by Harris21 View Post
Hi Clive,

Thanks for your advice, this whole episode has definitely been an eye opener!

I have imprinted a Gos in past but not a Harris so fingers crossed?
It's minced whole carcasses all the way, have seen angel wing, fixable but also preventable👍



well its a result mate ,i did say pull them early ,in regards to the youngster your rearing just remember if your unaware that a hh reared in this way is often excellent if done right but needs no weight reduction whatsoever ,if you do so you will ruin it and create problems ,next season i would look at creche rearing which is an even better option ,if you can get hold of
"the countrymans weekly " either online or hard copy ,the guy who taught me falconry 45 years ago and is second to none and one of the UK pioneers in hh breeding ,Stuart Wilkinson ,has written an excellent article on the matter well worth a read

Mine reared two this season ,shes sat on infertile eggs at the moment with the 10 week old youngsters in the pen ( infertile because mine are reared open fronted and shes gets up and down off eggs more with eyasses in the pen with her )which i'm happy with as i dont want another clutch as it will interfere with their hunting time
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Old 11-07-2017, 05:57 AM
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Default Re: Not feeding chicks???

I would stop feeding chick as a food source , the female must have been fed a chick only diet in past I have seen it so many times with Harris Hawks and some Falcons
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