Red golden pheasant

Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by amrose, Sep 4, 2011.

  1. amrose

    amrose Out Of The Brooder

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    Does anyone know if you can keep just a single male pheasant? I want to build a aviary and really only want one pheasant. Would it be better to have a pair? I am not interested in breeding. What do you suggest?
     
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  3. Tony K T

    Tony K T Overrun With Chickens

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    You can house many males together as long as there are no hens around.This way you can have 5 or 6 males of different species to show off their colors.Well,that's as long as your pen is big enough to house them together.
    In N.H.,Tony.
     
  4. amrose

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    Thanks for the advise. My aviary will be like this one if I can find another satellite dish. ten feet diameter and over 6 feet tall. How many do you think it could house, comfortably.

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  5. Tony K T

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    Very nice pen.I wouldn't do no more them 3 in that size,and that may be a little crowded.
    In N.H.,Tony.
     
  6. amrose

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    Thanks Tony, think I'll just stick with my original plan of just a single male. Now just have to build another aviary and locate a pheasant. (Not easy in Louisiana)
     
  7. Tony K T

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    Try Kelly McMullan in Princeton.
    In N.H.,Tony.
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  8. Hens and Roos

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    Do these molt? We have a pair and when we moved them to their new aviary, the male lost all his tail feathers, will he grow them back?
     
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    Yes they molt which makes them look awful for over a month but they will be beautiful again.
     
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    Definately try Kelly McMullan, he is right outside of Shreveport and has several varieties of Goldens for sale right now including dark throated and yellows. He is a very interesting person who can provide a wealth of knowledge.

    Found his number, (318) 949-2294 He raises a LOT more than just Golden pheasants.
     
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