How many males can I have with 5 female Red Goldens

Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by pheasantfrenzie, Feb 6, 2012.

  1. pheasantfrenzie

    pheasantfrenzie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can anybody tell me what is a safe number of males to have with 5 Red Golden females? I have 2 males in with them now but I don't want to have a problem with them fighting. They all seem to know there places but not sure if it will stay.
    Thanks for your input.
     
  2. ranit

    ranit Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Once breeding season starts you may very well have problems. If possible I would separate and put three hen with one male and two with the other. I run mine all together during winter months but always separate around now to avoid problems.
     
  3. Tony K T

    Tony K T Overrun With Chickens

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    Yes,1 male can breed up to 5 or 6 hens with no problems.I would set up 2 breeding pens of them.Are all these birds related?If so,I would see if someone wants to trade males with you.
    In N.H.,Tony.
     

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