1. russellville chickens

    russellville chickens New Egg

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    hey i bought to pair of pheasnts today and i no nothing about them i wish someone would plz tell me how tomanage them and riase them so i can start raising them i have two pair of silvers thats all i know about them
     
  2. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

    Nov 23, 2008
    Madisonville, TN
    Here is a good site with good info about pheasants. http://www.gbwf.org/pheasants/silver.html
    Silver
    pheasants are pretty easy to care for. I have mine in a 10x10 lot, about half of it is covered with tin, so they can get in the dry. All of it is covered to keep them from flying out. They very seldom go broody. So if your wanting to raise them it is better to use an incubator. Ive got a few small tree branches and bushes to give them some cover. Game bird feed is a good feed to feed them but alot of people feed them layer pellets. Since they are on the ground you will have to work them 2 or 3 times a year. Hope this helps.
     
  3. Lophura

    Lophura Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One more thing to add, do not house the males together. Lophura males are notorious for being aggressive and you will have a mess on your hands in a short time. In captivity, they will fight till the one has been killed.

    Here's our current male:

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    Dan
     
    Last edited: Apr 18, 2009
  4. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

    Nov 23, 2008
    Madisonville, TN
    Quote:Very pretty bird. Mine is still young and hasnt colored out yet. I can wait until he does. [​IMG]
     
  5. cowman910

    cowman910 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:SEXYYY birds dan!!
     
  6. If you dont have acover on your coop can you clip the pheasents wings
     

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