Can pheasants, chukar, and quail be kept in the same area?

Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by QueenMisha, Sep 28, 2015.

  1. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Trying to determine if quail, pheasants, and partridge can be kept in the same area.

    The outdoor area is about 20 feet long, 5-6 feet tall, and maybe 12 feet wide. 3 sides are deer fencing layered in both 2 inch and 1 inch chicken wire, and the third butts up against the side of my main coop. The indoor area is an elevated shelf, about 4 feet off the ground, 16 feet long and around 2 feet wide. I currently have 20 3.5 month old chukar, which I will be culling down to a breeding colony of 4-6 birds next week, and I would like to eventually purchase 1 pair of ringneck pheasants and 1 or 2 pairs of quail (not sure what kind of quail, but I want them for meat so probably one of the heavier types).

    Will this work? Will I see picking from certain parties? Are the quail too small? Will they breed normally when kept with multiple species? How should I mix feed? (Currently feeding a 22% gamebird grower from a high quality brand)
     

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