Friendly pheasants?

Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by BirdNut, Dec 3, 2010.

  1. BirdNut

    BirdNut Overrun With Chickens

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    Can someone share their experience with each of the pheasant species, and tell me which is the firendliest? I want to get some pheasants, but I don't want a bird that will chase me around the yard, or threaten to bite whenever I get near it.

    Thanks!
     
  2. adriano

    adriano Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Friendly as in will they take food from your hand, or let you rub them, or let you get close to them.

    For me the pheasants that let me rub them are Lady amherst, Temmnicks tragopan, and silvers

    The one that take food from me are Yellow goldens, Silvers, and Reeves

    The ones that let me get close up are Monals, Reds, Blue eared, Koklass .
     
  3. BobwhiteQuailLover

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    Are Impeyans good?
     
  4. Tony K T

    Tony K T Overrun With Chickens

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    Impeyans are great birds. I like to hear their call in the breeding season.They love to dig so you need fencing all around the bottom outside of your cage as you should for all your birds to keep predators out.
    In N.H.,Tony.
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  5. J3172

    J3172 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've had some not so friendly reeves, and silvers in the past. But My temmincks tragopan, lady amherst, and red goldens will eat out of my hands.
     
  6. BobwhiteQuailLover

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    Are they friendly?
     
  7. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Someday... if I ever get to retire, I'll own pheasants as many as I can... I've always wanted Chinese Ringnecks.
     
  8. Tony K T

    Tony K T Overrun With Chickens

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    They can be as all birds can be given the proper care.All birds love to get treats and that is the best way to tame them.When they see you coming,they will be waiting at the door trying to get their treats.
    In N.H.,Tony.
     
  9. user66647

    user66647 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The friendliest pheasants I have are from the genuis lophoura, also known as the 'gallo' pheasants. Reeves, (when they're not chasing you), are also pretty nice.
     
  10. JJMR794

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    99% Of Pheasants Wouldnt Chase You Around The Yard Anyway As They Would Be Gone The Moment They Are Out Of Confinement
     

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