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green jungle fowl!!!!

Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by pheasant24, Jul 27, 2010.

  1. pheasant24

    pheasant24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does any one have any jungle fowl for sale???
    how much do they ussually go for???
     
  2. Junglefowl

    Junglefowl Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello there, I'm new too the forum but, saw your post. I have breed junglefowl among other pheasant species for years. I have Red junglefowl, Grey Junglefowl, and Ceylon junglefowl and plan on adding the Green junglefowl soon. Green junglefowl will go for $500 a pair and up. Depends on the breeder. I know of only a few people here in the states that breed them.
    Have you ever raised any kind of junglefowl. The reason I ask is that the green junglefowl are not for beginingers. They are very hard to raise.
    I hope I've helped you out in some way.

    Thanks,
    Saul Villagrana
    Villagrana Aviary
    http://www.villagranaaviary.zoomshare.com
     
  3. pheasant24

    pheasant24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've never raised them before but I have pheasants, peacocks,and ducks so I know some things.
    wow they expensive. how much are chicks?? Are Greys easier to raise?
     
  4. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

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    do you have any basic pointers of what their needs are to help them to breed in captivity?
     
  5. Boggy Bottom Bantams

    Boggy Bottom Bantams Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:You still need junglefowl experience first, they are different than all those.
    they and the ceylons.
    both average $400-$600 per pair for yearlings.
    They are EXTREMELY flighty
    they can not tollerate any type of cold
    do not produce heavy amounts
    need more specialised diets
    realy need to be off ground if possible
    like heavy cover
    areial roost and perches
    etc
    more like a tragopan or something than chickens

    the reds and greys are much cheaper and lots easiler to raise, $80- $150 per pair on average
    still similar in care, but much tougher birds and can handle more learning on your part than the other two

    you'll never find a seller for eggs or chicks on greens, those types of fowl arent sold that way in general
     
  6. pheasant24

    pheasant24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I like Greys. Are they more hardy??
     
  7. Boggy Bottom Bantams

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    much more!
    and you can get about 6-8 pairs for what 1 pair of greens will run you.
    They are no where near as sysitive as the greens, lay a good number of eggs each year, where greens lay very very few. They dont have to be kept in as spotless and imaculate pen conditions as greens, handle winter a little better, and are no where near as flighty, you can actually walk up to them, greens you have to be sneaky with, they will stress out and or get extremely flighly when they see you, very similar to green peafowl, but worse.
    Greys have that beautiful feather patterns and marking, just in a grey form instead of green.
    I would HIGHLY recommend you start with them and work your way up to the ceylons and greens in a few years, IF you still wanted to try them after you have the greys.
    Good luck
     
  8. pheasant24

    pheasant24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok I am thinking Greys!!!!!
     
  9. pheasant24

    pheasant24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    where are you located???
     
  10. Boggy Bottom Bantams

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    Charles Hill, in Commerce GA has all 4 species and is an excellent breeder of them, great quality
     

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