Red goldens and lady amhersts

Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by SuperPeacockman, Jun 13, 2011.

  1. SuperPeacockman

    SuperPeacockman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can you tell the difference between Lady Amhersts and Red Goldens when they hatch?
     
  2. Tony K T

    Tony K T Overrun With Chickens

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    If you look around the eyes,the amherst have a blueish look.
    In N.H.,Tony.
     
  3. SuperPeacockman

    SuperPeacockman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Would it be difficult for a beginner?
     
  4. OzawkieBantams

    OzawkieBantams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I think it is.
    Thats why I have a separation in my bator. Then I mark them after they hatch.
     
  5. ranit

    ranit Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lady Amherst legs will be more gray and the Red Golden will be more yellow.
     
  6. frenchblackcopper

    frenchblackcopper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have noticed on amhersts that we hatch,they have a small black spot located behind their eyes,,we just hatched a new bunch yesterday,and I can get a side by side pic of each if you want,so you can look for the black spot.we hatch reds,yellows,dark throated reds,and amherst each week(soon to be done now) and we used to zip tie each chick to identify,,but now we only mark the amherst,,and I'm considering not doing that anymore.
     

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