grouse

Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by Chateauredneck, Jul 25, 2010.

  1. Chateauredneck

    Chateauredneck New Egg

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    i know this is a quail venue ...and we have 45 now the oldest being 6 weeks the smallest being 6 days..... but I am looking for any info on raising ruffed grouse ... we live in SW Va and am curios of any laws...and once I had an older Gent tell me that they will go sterile in captivity.. Thanks in advance for any insight.
     
  2. aprophet

    aprophet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:http://www.dgif.virginia.gov/wildli...osheets/ruffed_grouse_habitat_management.html

    you might try calling richmond office they have been really helpful to me here is another resource I use


    http://www.dgif.virginia.gov/wildlife/authorized-breeders/?species=Ring-necked+Duck

    use the drop down box and find someone who already does what I am trying to do and they help guide me through the steps to do it most bird people are really good folks a search on the dept's website came up with this

    http://www.google.com/custom?q=ruff...virginia.gov&sitesearch=www.dgif.virginia.gov

    HTH
     
  3. spectrumranch

    spectrumranch Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Our's have not went sterile, and we have had them for a few years.
     
  4. Rod W

    Rod W Out Of The Brooder

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    Here's the name and number of a guy I visited in Lower Michigan a few years back thAt had excellent success raising Old Ruff, Jack Smith-------------248-895-6936------------------Rod W
     

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