Red Golden Pheasant Sexing Chicks

Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by soroco, Apr 18, 2012.

  1. soroco

    soroco Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Have 5 eggs due to hatch the 3rd of next month. How can I identify their sex at the earliest time possible? Thanks for your help in advance
     
  2. adshea

    adshea Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi there, I have golden pheasants. You can tell straight away from their eye colour. The males always have yellow eyes and the females dark brown. Hope this helps :)
     
  3. fancyfowl4ever

    fancyfowl4ever Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When I use to have red goldens the males eye colour wasn't appearant straight away but by about 6 weeks they lightened up.
     
  4. Tony K T

    Tony K T Overrun With Chickens

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    x's 2.Never could see the difference until a few weeks went by.They say the amherst is the same,but even on older birds about 12 weeks old,out of 6 birds which I could have sworn the were all males turned out to be 2 males and 4 hens.
    In N.H.,Tony.
     
  5. soroco

    soroco Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm a bit confused not sure what to do. Think I'll look at eyes at hatch and hope for no yellow in any eyes that way if 6 or eight weeks latter I can sell all males I was wrong about. That might be interesting.
     
  6. Tony K T

    Tony K T Overrun With Chickens

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    What's the big rush to sex them?If they came from the same breeder they may be related.
    In N.H.,Tony.
     

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