Silver Pheasant Leg Color?

Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by chickenwhisperer123, Oct 25, 2009.

  1. chickenwhisperer123

    chickenwhisperer123 Whispers Loudly

    Mar 7, 2009
    Lincoln, Nebraska
    I have been looking at pictures of Silver Pheasants and have noticed that they have pinkish legs... My Year Old pair both have Crimson Red legs, and I think it looks really cool!!

    I was wondering if they fade as the bird ages, or if they arent usually that bright?

    I like the bright legs, because I think it makes them look more exotic. [​IMG]
     
  2. chickenlittle32

    chickenlittle32 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 19, 2009
    Rayne Louisiana
    From the ones I've seen, and the ones I have, they are all bright. Aren't they gorgeous?! I love them!
     
  3. TommyVT05

    TommyVT05 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 6, 2008
    Southern California
    Hello,

    As far as the "standard" goes, it should be red. Not DARK red or light like Pink but it should be bright redish/dark pink blend. Anything TOO DARK or TOO LIGHT has a chance of being crossed, even 1 once or twice along the line, but then again, you can't just base everything off leg color either...

    In regards to aging, it COULD be a possibility but a friend of mine had his for 6-7 years + and it still looks quite like any 2 year old bird...

    : )

    - Tommy
     
  4. chickenwhisperer123

    chickenwhisperer123 Whispers Loudly

    Mar 7, 2009
    Lincoln, Nebraska
    I will try to get some GOOD pictures tonight. [​IMG]

    I dont think they are dark red, just bright.
     
    Last edited: Oct 26, 2009
  5. TommyVT05

    TommyVT05 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 6, 2008
    Southern California
    Great!

    We'll see...[​IMG]

    - Tommy
     
  6. Lophura

    Lophura Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Interested in the "standard".

    Dan
     
  7. TommyVT05

    TommyVT05 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 6, 2008
    Southern California
    Quote:Interested in the "standard".

    Dan

    Dan,

    I like your play of words [​IMG]
    Haha

    - Tommy
     
  8. chickenwhisperer123

    chickenwhisperer123 Whispers Loudly

    Mar 7, 2009
    Lincoln, Nebraska
    ETA: MY PICTURE IS TINY. JUST A MINUTE

    This is the only picture I got that you could see the legs, because the grass is too tall, but It should show it okay.

    (They look brighter with the sunlight on them, but I believe this was later.)
     
    Last edited: Oct 27, 2009
  9. TommyVT05

    TommyVT05 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 6, 2008
    Southern California
    Quote:We are waiting...[​IMG]

    - Tommy
     
  10. chickenwhisperer123

    chickenwhisperer123 Whispers Loudly

    Mar 7, 2009
    Lincoln, Nebraska
    Sorry for the wait!!

    I only got a good picture of the females legs, because the grass was too tall where the male was, but Ill try again maybe tomorrow. [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    How can I make it bigger?!?!!?
     
    Last edited: Oct 28, 2009

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