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Black and white pheasant chick

Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by Janiemp55, May 12, 2016.

  1. Janiemp55

    Janiemp55 In the Brooder

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    We hatched out some ring neck pheasants..still have 80 more to hatch..one of the little ones didn't come out striped like the others..it is dark with white tips on wings and a white ring on neck and below eyes..it is just getting feathers around 3-4 days old any idea what happened to the color of this one
     

  2. 007Sean

    007Sean Enabler Premium Member

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    From your description, it's a melanistic mutation.
     

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