JJMR794 I need your help! Pheasant sexing

Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by PrinceSandwich, May 20, 2011.

  1. PrinceSandwich

    PrinceSandwich Chillin' With My Peeps

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    In a previous Pheasant thread JJ tried to explain to me how to sex day old Ringneck Pheasants from the ring around their eye, I had a hard time understanding it. But now I have my own chicks to practice on! I took some pictures of them and I was hoping that JJ ( or anyone that knows how to do it) could help me tell the differance between the genders. The colours that I title them as are the colours of their leg bands.



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    Yellow
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    No band
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    Here's hoping the bands don't fall off!! [​IMG]
     
  2. DomC

    DomC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I always just look at there legs. Males have a pen size spar.. females have none. Just have to look really close.
     
  3. OzawkieBantams

    OzawkieBantams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Is this the same with lets say Silver Pheasants and Red Goldens?
     
  4. Tony K T

    Tony K T Overrun With Chickens

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    No,red golden you tell by the iris(around the eyeball.Silvers you have to wait,one day they look like hens,the next males.
    In N.H.,Tony.
    Quote:Is this the same with lets say Silver Pheasants and Red Goldens?
     
  5. PrinceSandwich

    PrinceSandwich Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Are you sure that method is accurate? I just checked them and all of them have the little spurs. I think it would be very unlikely that 6 out of 6 are males
     
  6. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    I'm no expert, but judging by their 'rings' I'd say they are males. [​IMG] Hope I'm wrong.
     
  7. DomC

    DomC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not sure how accurate it is, but has worked for me on ringnecks. am no expert. I found this pic... I had no luck this way..

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  8. PrinceSandwich

    PrinceSandwich Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe they are all boys! [​IMG]
     
  9. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    Purple And Orange Definate Males
    Pink And Green Definate Hens
    Yellow And No Band Too Close To Tell
     
  10. PrinceSandwich

    PrinceSandwich Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thank you JJ! [​IMG] I wish I had your skill!
    With the Yellow and no band is it the bird or the picture that makes it hard to tell?
     

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