Sexing Silver Pheasants??

Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by Orpimom, Jul 22, 2011.

  1. Orpimom

    Orpimom Out Of The Brooder

    Jul 14, 2011
    I hatched out 4 Silver eggs a friend gave me and sold 2 of the babies.The two I have left are probly a couple months old. To me(the untrained eye) they are identical except one is probly 3x the size of the other. What could I look for as far as trying to sex them? They are both starting to get the bright orange around the eyes.The larger one is more tame than the smaller one.I raised them in a tote in my bathroom for the first few weeks.The one got to where it would jump out and follow me around the bathroom and actually scratch on the door to get out.He peep peep peeps at me all the time.Even now since I've put them outside and have had less interaction it still peeps consistantly at me.I will try to get pics later.
  2. Orpimom

    Orpimom Out Of The Brooder

    Jul 14, 2011
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  3. birdboy508

    birdboy508 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 21, 2011
    east taunton
    2 females my uncle has theese so i can tell them apart prety well. [​IMG]
    Last edited: Jul 23, 2011
  4. Tony K T

    Tony K T Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 28, 2008
    New Hampshire
    You have to wait until they are about 9 months old.These will look like hens one day and males the next.
    In N.H.,Tony.

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