Free ranging chukars

Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by 2002, Mar 14, 2016.

  1. 2002

    2002 Out Of The Brooder

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    my uncle is going to give me some chukars. Probably 20. Can I keep them with my chickens, let them out during the day to fly and free range and will they come back to the coop in the evening?
     
  2. Tony K T

    Tony K T Overrun With Chickens

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    No gamebirds should be kept with or near chickens.Chickens carry diseases that they can handle but over time will kill gamebirds.
    I believe chukars are like bobwhites,if you leave 1 (probably a male) in a pen he will call them back.A call back cage is like a lobster trap with a funnel tipped upwards so they can't get back out.
    In N.H.,Tony.
     

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