Ringneck Pheasant help needed.

Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by DomC, Mar 13, 2011.

  1. DomC

    DomC Songster

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    Well I have a male pheasant driving me crazy with his crowing all morning. He has a female in the same pen as him, but she wants nothing to do with him. Every time he tries to mont her she bolts. Is there anything I can do to get him to stop crowing, before the neighbor camplain?

    Thanks

    Dom
     
  2. mustangkid

    mustangkid Chirping

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    He could have 10 or even 20 hens and would still crow, its a spring/ breeding thing.
     
  3. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Crowing

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    Quote:OH SO TRUE [​IMG] YOU SEE ITS ALL ABOUT ADVERTISING... THE WAY HE SEE'S IT IS YA JUST CANT EVER TELL WHEN A HOT FEMALE RINGNECK WILL BE WALKIN DOWN THE STREET BY YOUR HOUSE AND HAVE THAT CERTAIN "ITCH" THAT HE WOULD BE MORE THAN HAPPY TO HELP WITH.... AND SINCE YOU WONT LET HIM USE YOUR CREDIT CARD AND COMPUTER TO ORDER POSTERS AND BUSINESS CARDS HE'S ADVERTISING THE ONLY OTHER WAY HE KNOWS HOW--- CROWING! [​IMG]
     
  4. oleduke

    oleduke In the Brooder

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    My dominant male crows off and on all night. I have gotten up to go to the bathroom at 2, 3, or 4 o'clock am and heard him crowing. Just like JJMR said, there may be a lady wandering around that is all lonesome and he would love to give her some companionship. Something I have never seen before until this year; my male crows so much that a few wild turkeys have wondering in, both Hens & Toms.

    I've always heard that they will run together in the wild until breeding season and now they are coming to see what all the ruckus is about. I really hope to capture some photos.

    BTW I GOT MY FIRST RING-NECK EGG TODAY YAY!!!!!! All of my pheasants are in full breeding mode now [​IMG]
     
  5. Robo

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    Quote:I wouldn't call it companionship, well that's about the best way to put it though.[​IMG]
     
  6. DomC

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    Thanks for the replys.. I finally witness the pair doing the humpty hump.. Now just have to wait for the eggs hopefully. Wish I could get more pheasants but already know my neighbors hate me. Think am just going to stick to chukars and ducks until I could afford to more out of the city. I might give quail a try.
     
  7. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Crowing

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    Quote:WELL IF THEY HATE YOU ALREADY WHATS A FEW HUNDRED MORE THEN? [​IMG]
     
  8. DomC

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    I wish I could get more birds. I just don't have the backyard for them. I finally got my first egg today. going wait a couple of days before I put it the incubator, and hopefully have a few more eggs to put in there.
     

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