Greater Prairie chickens?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by LinckHillPoultry, Aug 18, 2008.

  1. LinckHillPoultry

    LinckHillPoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 17, 2008
    Pennsylvania
  2. ole-crone

    ole-crone Chillin' With My Peeps

    A grouse - google greater prairie chicken and you'll see photos.
     
  3. ticks

    ticks Pheasant Obsessed

    Apr 1, 2008
    The Sticks, Vermont
    I think they are illegal to own.
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  4. LinckHillPoultry

    LinckHillPoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 17, 2008
    Pennsylvania
    Oh my. They are very neat looking!
     
  5. Lophura

    Lophura Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Jan 23, 2008
    Holden, Missouri
    They are not illegal to own, the same permit requirements pertain to them as other native galliformes. I am however, surprised to see them at that price on eggbid. I'd be wary on that one...

    Some pics by Dan Synder, he keeps and breeds several species of grouse; link to his site is with the images - http://www.gbwf.org/grouse/cupido01.html

    Grouse
    are rather tricky in aviculture.

    Dan
     

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