question about chukar

Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by schoebel_taylor, Oct 3, 2009.

  1. schoebel_taylor

    schoebel_taylor Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was just wondering what a person feeds chukars. I wasnt sure if you would feed them gamebird food or if there was a special kind of food. thanks for any help. [​IMG]
     
  2. poultrylady

    poultrylady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I feed mine Purina gamebird. They do great on it.
     
  3. jjchick

    jjchick Out Of The Brooder

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    Purina gamebird?? I can't find any gamebird grain around here. I was wondering what to give my chukars for the winter. Roght now the are getting turkey grower. Can anyone post the contents and % of there gamebird feed so I can see what I need to change. I am in Quebec and our winters are somewhat cold.
     
  4. Teach97

    Teach97 Bantam Addict

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    gamebird isn't a grain it is a pellet or mash or crumble or (depends on where you live exactly what they will call it) it is a processed feed...

    it usaully runs around 24% protein for me aorund here...the chick stuff is like 28%...come to think on it...I think it is a little lower

    that turkey grower should work..about the same requirements...for cold you want more carbs or fat for warmth...protein is for growth...I know folks are about to say i am wrong.. [​IMG] silly me wasting that animal science degree
     
  5. Kullas

    Kullas Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:THATS ABOUT RIGHT... VARIES FROM 1 MANUFACTURERS FORMULA TO THE NEXT.... PURINA STARTRENA (THEIR GAME BIRD STARTER) IS 30% I FEED ALL MY QUAIL (LIFE TIME) AND PHEASANTS(1ST YEAR) AND CHUKAR (1ST YR) THAT. THE OLDER BREEDERS GET THE PURINA GAMEBIRD CONDITIONER AFTER THE 1ST YR ITS 26%. I BUMP THE BREEDERS BACK UP TO STARTER JUST BEFORE LAYING SEASON... IT SEEMS TO HELP WITH EGG PRODUCTION.
     

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