Free ranging chukars

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

  1. 2002

    2002 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 3, 2015
    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

    Jul 28, 2008
    New Hampshire
    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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