Golden Colors

Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by BobwhiteQuailLover, Sep 26, 2010.

  1. BobwhiteQuailLover

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    Sep 25, 2010
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    What are the colors of goldens?


    Thanks!!!
     
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  2. BobwhiteQuailLover

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    Anyone?
     
  3. BobwhiteQuailLover

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    Anyone??????[​IMG]
     
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  4. Junglefowl

    Junglefowl Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok let see:
    red golden
    yellow golden
    Dark throat golden
    cinnamon golden
    peach golden
    Silver golden
    splash golden
    Mahogany golden
    Salmon golden
    rare Tangerine golden
    I believe that is all... I've had the pleasure of working with all the colors except Tangerines. I have pics of all mentioned if interested.
    Junglefowl
     
  5. BobwhiteQuailLover

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    Thank you SOO much!!![​IMG]
     
  6. BobwhiteQuailLover

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    Could you post the pics?
     
  7. ranit

    ranit Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just curious if all these colors are true mutations or if some have been derived from crosses?
     
  8. BobwhiteQuailLover

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    yeah, i don't no!!
     
  9. Tony K T

    Tony K T Overrun With Chickens

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    They are all crosses.The only true golden pheasant is the red golden.
    In N.H.,Tony.
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  10. ranit

    ranit Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I thought the yellow (Ghigi) was a mutation but had wondered about the others.

    The Yellow Golden, also known as the Ghigi's Golden, is a popular color mutation of the Golden Pheasant occuring in captivity. The Yellow Golden is not a recognized subspecies of the Golden and I have found no reports of any ever seen in the wild. In my opinion, this is the most striking of the mutations. The obvious difference is the color, with yellow replacing the red. The male has retained the dark green mantle from the original form. The blue of the wings has been replaced with brown while the crest and ruff are the same as the normal golden. The tail is pale brown spotted with light yellow. The hen is pale yellow all over with gray barring.

    This mutation has its origins in Italy when the late Professor Alessandro Ghigi was presented with one male in 1952. Initial breedings were with a normal hen and normal heterozygous chicks were produced. The heterozygous females were then bred back to the mutant male. By the middle of the 1950s, the yellow mutants were breeding true.​
     

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