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Someone remind me please, re: Lady Amherst (and young Golden) noise?

Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by Enjaytoo, Jan 18, 2010.

  1. Enjaytoo

    Enjaytoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's been a few years since I've had Amherst's and quite frankly I have forgotten if they make the loud "screech" like the Golden's during the breeding season? I have a quad of 09's.

    On a related note, have your first year Goldens screeched? I dont' remember my (first year Golden) doing it last year but now that I have a "few" [​IMG] more, I'd like to arrange them in pens accordingly (to make my neighbors happier [​IMG] )

    Thanks!
     
  2. Birdman18

    Birdman18 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I didn't know lady amherst screeched, i was thinking of getting some golden pheasant hatching eggs this spring i hope they dont screetch as i have neighbors nearby. Maybe they screetched because they were startled or something scared them.
     
  3. Enjaytoo

    Enjaytoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I didn't know lady amherst screeched, i was thinking of getting some golden pheasant hatching eggs this spring i hope they dont screetch as i have neighbors nearby. Maybe they screetched because they were startled or something scared them.

    Goldens do have a high pitched screech during breeding season...I just can't remember if first year Golden's tend to do it as much or any (their first spring)....
     
  4. safarichick101

    safarichick101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Would you say the screech travels as far as say a peacock's?
     
  5. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:nothing short of a trumpeter swan or guineas travel as far as a peacock..... [​IMG]



    well ok i forgot sand hill cranes....
     
  6. ninejw

    ninejw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My first year goldens do not screech yet but I anticipate it by summer. My first year amhersts do but it is very infrequently and they are not very loud. My first year peacocks honk like geese lol The adults are all noisy- goldens more so than my amhersts and it doesn't matter to mine if it's breeding season or not. My thought is if the neighbors can't tolerate the noise then they shouldn't be living by a farm but then again I can sleep right through a rooster crowing outside my window... lol
     
  7. Enjaytoo

    Enjaytoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thanks ninejw... So in regards to (just adults), you have found that in general the Amhersts were quieter during breeding season? When you said noisy, do they (amherst) actually make the "screech" like the Goldens or is a different noise (aside from the typical hissing etc)? I've looked all over (youtube etc), posted here [​IMG] and still cant find a good example of the breeding sounds of Amhersts. I guess I might be a tad overly obsessive with finding answers when I get something in my head [​IMG]
     
  8. Tony K T

    Tony K T Overrun With Chickens

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    Ninejw,do you know Nat Mizzoni?
    In N.H.,Tony.
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