Caging?

Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by arherp, Jan 10, 2010.

  1. arherp

    arherp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Would a regular ole 8' by 3' chicken wire chicken tractor work for a pair of pheasants? Can they be' kept in trios? By "they", I mean Reeves, Golden, Etc.
     
  2. arherp

    arherp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any ideas?
     
  3. spectrumranch

    spectrumranch Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:3 x 8 is a small pen for even goldens.

    I would suggest reading thru some of the many topics on here for more info.
     
  4. arherp

    arherp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What is a minimal size for 1.2 or 1.3
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    Ringneck?
    I have searched alot of different places, it all contradicts.
     
  5. Tony K T

    Tony K T Overrun With Chickens

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    My pens are 6'x12'x8' and they house trios just fine.
    In N.H.,Tony.[​IMG]
     
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  6. bantamsrus

    bantamsrus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My goldens have indoor pens (MI--in the teens right now) that are 6X4 (basically for sleeping/nesting) and then they have their outdoor runs--6x12--that they can go out in all day long.

    I do have one square pen 8x8 that I'm re-using another project and I've noticed that the pheasants don't like this pen as much--they like the long, narrow pens better. I've tried switching groups in this pen and have gotten the same result--they spend most of the day just sitting on their perches or inside the barn. (Compared to the long pens where the birds are running around, calling, flying up and off the perches, being nutty....) Guess I gotta build a new pen in the spring. [​IMG]
     

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