Growing out red golden, and lady Amherst males

Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by perchead, Sep 19, 2016.

  1. perchead

    perchead Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm wanting to grow out several pheasant so I can select breeders I want to keep at maturity. Can I keep a colony pen of all males, and one of all females separately without a lot of fighting
     
  2. 007Sean

    007Sean Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Depending on how many birds per pen and how big your pen will be, yes,it can be done. I wouldn't try it with smaller than 50' x 50' pens. As long as the male pen and female pens aren't next to eachother, should be ok! but also realize that that's mearly a guideline. Your experince/results may differ.
     
  3. perchead

    perchead Out Of The Brooder

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    Great I'll give it a try.
     
  4. Midnightman14

    Midnightman14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just make sure you can sort the amherst and golden hens apart when the time comes.
     
  5. birdman55

    birdman55 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    As u can see I have a lot of birds I raise close to a thousand a year now and I keep them with other birds. And u shouldn't have to tag or color vote any golden you will no the difference especially if u get good stock I'm sure u can see the big differences in them. Just peep them young and u can fit close to forty in a 10x12 no problem and as u see there in good condition. Working meds in the bowl. Speaking about meds if u want me other then workers u should stock up now jan16th everything is being pulled off the shelf and u will have to have a vet after that.
     
  6. samsom

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    Birdman,
    When you said peep it young, how old are they?
     
  7. birdman55

    birdman55 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Month. However their are different kinds of peepers the bendable one and the one with the pins. Get the one with the pins because the golden's beak/nostrils are to small for the bendable one. Even with the pin one I'm not sure I like it bc it does effect the beak. And some will be misshaped bc of it. If u have to peep them peep. Otherwise don't. That pen is the only pen I have that I use peepers once they move from their it take them off. It helps when u put different ages together
     
  8. samsom

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    Thanks!!!
     

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