chickens and pheasants together in same run?

Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by aestep, Mar 13, 2013.

  1. aestep

    aestep Out Of The Brooder

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    New to the chicken game like to eat pheasant would like to raise both need advice if they can be together in the same run
     
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    [​IMG] I wouldn't advise it. Chickens can pass diseases that will kill pheasants.
     
  3. aestep

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    Thanks was thinking about a hen and rooster how much space do they need
     
  4. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Bantam or Large Fowl?
     
  5. fowlsessed

    fowlsessed Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think he means a pair of pheasants, maybe?. aestep, What breed/species?
     
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  6. fowlsessed

    fowlsessed Chillin' With My Peeps

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    BTW, it's quite dangerous mixing those two species, disease is often an issue (not always, many people do it, and even create hybrids) and aggression can sometimes prove problematic, large living quarters, plenty of cover, more than one water/feed station may remedy that, though.
     
  7. aestep

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    Not sure probably the same kind I hunt
     
  8. fowlsessed

    fowlsessed Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Probably some mutations of the Chinese Ringnecks then. More experienced folk, what do they need, 150' sg. feet per pair?
     
  9. fowlsessed

    fowlsessed Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think they're prone to start picking each other bad if crowded.
     

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