Gunnison Sage Grouses?

Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by drowe005, Mar 19, 2013.

  1. drowe005

    drowe005 Songster

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    Any of you raise these? Ran into some pictures and think they look really cool.

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  2. Tony K T

    Tony K T Crowing

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    Very beautiful birds.If you plan on raising some.please do you and the birds a favor and get ahold of every bit of info you can get ahold of.These are definetly not for beginners.They are very touchy birds to raise.No,I have not raised any,or would I try.Very expensive also.
    In N.H.,Tony.
     
  3. drowe005

    drowe005 Songster

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    They definitely are some pretty birds. I have no intentions of getting any, at least in this time and day. I already feel like I've got birds coming out my ears ha. I was just more or less curious if any fellow BYCers raised them, and any experiences they have had with them. I always like learning about new species and like to hear any experiences, whether good or bad, with raising the species in captivity.

    At some point in near future, I plan on moving my Mearns and mountain quail to larger aviaries, and then at some point after that begin the build of a bigger one and plan on getting some sort of grouse or prairie chicken, but that'll be a little down the road. The greater prairie chicken sounds still get me to this day, they make me laugh every time but I like it.
     

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