I see and read all the different cages people have these birds in. I have a natural brush growth that entails small bushes and tall grass. I have 16' high by 30' long by 5 foot wide. Are the a good range for chukar and peasants to live in with a shelter box or two?
Chukar and pheasant pens
bigkford, Ringneck type pheasants should have at least 19-20 sqf per bird.. Unsure of chukar space requirements..
30x5 = 150 sq ft, that comes out to about 7-8 birds for this pen size, if heavy cover and peepers are used, maybe a few more would work out..
One thing with heavy cover and or high cover is finding eggs in it.... When my grass gets over 8" in my flight pens its get some what difficult to find the green colored eggs in it..
Hope this helps
Edited by wilds of pa - 8/11/09 at 9:43am
bigkford, grass that high will give some good ground cover, they'll love that..
this is my pen it is good and its good for finding eggs in it to.
it is 76 by 50. and im adding 50 more feed when i geat the $ for the fens
hope it helps
Those are great pens! Where do you live? I wish I could get away with that simple set up. Mine have 12" block buried in the ground along with fencing and rubber mats then four inch block set on top of that with cage set in between the layers. And yes that is inside and out. Alot of time and work went into mine. But hopefully I can set up something along those lines with the same barracades on the bottom. Good job.