nature is weird

Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by chrisarvor, Sep 17, 2010.

  1. chrisarvor

    chrisarvor Chillin' With My Peeps

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    how come all my male pheasants have molted out into some stunning looking birds
    and now they are courting the hens ,who have no interest at this time of the year
    Weird
     
  2. turkaholic

    turkaholic Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I hear ya Chris....this has been a strange year, at least with my birds. My Red Golden is a freak or just a sex addict. Even now he won't leave the hens alone for a second! If I had to dance around, [​IMG] all day like he does, I'd keel over.
     
  3. spectrumranch

    spectrumranch Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Anytime I go thru the work of getting prettied up- I always try to strut some too.
     
  4. ranit

    ranit Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah, I had a terrible year with my amherst pair. She laid early and I only got two fertile eggs out of that clutch. Guess by the time he started getting interested she quit laying. Now for the past two weeks she has been laying an egg every other day. I had put them in the incubator just to see since I was desperately wanting some young ones, but of course they haven't been fertile.
     

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