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Pheasants and Chickens in the same coop?

Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by kcscrapper, Sep 13, 2013.

  1. kcscrapper

    kcscrapper Out Of The Brooder

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    Can they be kept in the same coop? My Grandson's friend 's dad found 2 eggs and hatched them one died but they still have one alive and looking for a home for it... I need to know before i deside to take this bird..I wish this guy hadn't taken the eggs..These birds are protected in the State of Michigan ..The DNR just replanted the birds in our area in the spring...We haven't had pheasants around here in 30 plus years..They werer over hunted...[​IMG]

    Thank you for any reply..

    Ellen
     
  2. PheasantsFirst

    PheasantsFirst Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You shouldn't keep pheasants and chickens in the same pen, chickens can give pheasants a lot of diseases.
     
  3. Tara Black

    Tara Black Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You should see about giving it to a wildlife rehab or bird rescue. You could just say you found it and didn't want anything to happen to it.
     
  4. PheasantsFirst

    PheasantsFirst Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That reminded me, you should check to see if you need a permit to keep gamebirds, some states do, others don't.
     
  5. lovechickenswis

    lovechickenswis Out Of The Brooder

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    I keep a hen pheasant with my chickens, I have had no problems. She is at the top of the pecking order and a wonderful mom to her baby chickens.

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