Breed ID: Pheasant Chicks

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Bleenie, Jul 18, 2011.

  1. Bleenie

    Bleenie Wyan-DO's

    Sorry about the picture, I just took pictures of the new ducklings and the Pheasants would NOT hold still for their own pic, this is the best I got of them... SO what are they? The person I got them from said Green Mutant, but they look so different??

    Chipmunk & Black one in the back...
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    Last edited: Jul 18, 2011
  2. bandbaustin

    bandbaustin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    one on the left looks like a standard ringneck, the black one is a melanistic ringneck
     
  3. TinyTotsSeramas

    TinyTotsSeramas Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 21, 2011
    Smithsburg
    #1 - Ringneck
    #2 - Green Mutant (same thing as the melanistic ringneck or Mcelanistic Mutant)
     
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  4. Bleenie

    Bleenie Wyan-DO's

    Could the two types breed? The 4 babies I had escaped and I was able to find three.. 2 ringnecks & 1 Melanistic.
     
  5. bandbaustin

    bandbaustin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yes they can breed. They are just two color variations of the same kind of bird. There is a guy on ebay that always has the crosses of them for sale.
     

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