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Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by thekid, Jun 4, 2011.

  1. thekid

    thekid Songster

    Is there anywere that sells grouse? Ruffed grouse, blue grouse, any type of grouse?!?
     

  2. thekid

    thekid Songster

    anybody?!?
     
  3. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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  4. Hoss1975

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    Quote:Why are they so hard to raise?
     
  5. thekid

    thekid Songster

    Quote:Why are they so hard to raise?

    Yes I am wondering that also?
     
  6. Quails1

    Quails1 Chirping

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    From what I've been told by a successful grouse breeder named Dan Snyder up in Cascade, Idaho who runs the following bird farm: http://www.grouseparkwaterfowl.com/

    Grouse are some of the most difficult gamebirds to raise in captivity. One of the main reasons that make them tricky is these birds are susceptible to disease. This results from that they're sensitive to warm weather since these game birds are adapted to living in cold, boreal regions of the northern hemisphere. Diseases are more present in and reproduce easily in warm weather. The cold air grouse live in hinders pathogens to breed with ease.
     
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  7. CapricornFarm

    CapricornFarm Building everything! Premium Member

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    Interesting. So people in cold climates should have more success with them.
     

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