partrige or chuckar or same thing

Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by dustponds10, May 27, 2010.

  1. dustponds10

    dustponds10 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well I am a bit confused, I need to find some partrige eggs but I am stumpped as to wether the chuckars are the same thing. If some one could please help me out that would be awesome. I am looking for hungarian partrige if you know where I could get some please chime in. I am in Idaho.
     
  2. spectrumranch

    spectrumranch Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Chukars are just one type of partridge.

    Partridge are part of the family PERDICINAE, which includes partridges, snowcocks, francolins and old world quails. There are about 100 species in this family.

    Chukars are probably the most commonly kept, followed by Hungarians (Grey partridge).

    In captivity there have been new color mutations developed in Chukars- Albino and Red.

    We used to raise:

    Chukar
    Albino Chukar
    Red Chukar
    Hungarian
    Barbary
    French Red Leg
    Philby and mutation Silver Philby
    Chinese Bamboo

    we still raise Roul Roul partridge.

    There are some really cool types of Hill partridge and wood partridge that unfornately are not avialable in the US.
     
  3. dustponds10

    dustponds10 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So now that you dont raise the hungarian partrige, where can I get some of them?
     
  4. huntercf

    huntercf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you google hungarian partridge for sale you can usually find a breeder or some eggs for sale. I have seen eggs listed on eggbid. Good luck.
    Chukar are the most common partridge because they are easy to raise and have been released into the wild for quite awhile, even having a hunting season in quite a few states.
     
  5. spectrumranch

    spectrumranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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