Pheasant chick colors

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by GameEgger, May 19, 2019.

  1. GameEgger

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    So I purchased 55 pheasant eggs. They are all hatching today. I woke up to about 20 so far and 3 turkeys. They are the standard ringneck pheasants.....I'm curious about one of them though. Unlike the rest, it is white. I'm curious to know if it will stay white? This is my first go-around with them and know nothing about pheasants.

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  2. The Phantom

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  3. The Phantom

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    A true white Pheasant?
     
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    It's solid yellow. Unlike any of the rest.
     
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    I suppose it's possible. I just looked at this photo of the flock where the eggs came from and there is a white pheasant in there. Lucky Me.
     

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  6. 007Sean

    007Sean Pheasant Whisperer

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    Can't tell by that pic but I do see a melanistic chick in the back and it's a female...the white crescent under it's neck is indictive of a female, males will have a white face an breast. Can you get a better pic of the white chick?
     
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    Ok that explains why I saw melanistic also, in the second pic I can see melanistic males too! The white chick is probably a jumbo white ring necked.
     
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    Awesome! Thanks for your knowledge. I'll probably have more questions later I'm new to all of this.
     
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