What is this ?

Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by La Mike, Jul 28, 2011.

  1. La Mike

    La Mike (Always Slightly Off)

    Nov 20, 2009
    louisiana
    So I cant figure this one out lol
    The eggs were LA and all look right but this one and havent ever seen anything like it. Figured the pheasant pros might have [​IMG]

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    Its definately male but way too light. Looks almost dusky grey.
     
  2. utah impeyan

    utah impeyan Out Of The Brooder

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    I would have to say its a yellow golden.
     
  3. Tony K T

    Tony K T Overrun With Chickens

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    Yes,some type of yellow golden.The 1 in the back is a lady amherst.What makes you so sure it's a male?Looks like a female to me.
    In N.H.,Tony.
     
  4. La Mike

    La Mike (Always Slightly Off)

    Nov 20, 2009
    louisiana
    It may be a hen Tony ?
    Was for sure male though. JJ told me to look you up on this. The egg this pheasant came from was a group of amhearst and all looked exactly the same. I would also be almost positive that there wasnt any chance of mix from who I got the eggs from as he is 1 of the most non mix tolerable people I know lol.
    I am definately going to be asking him a few questions being like I said the egg looked no different from all the others that hatched out amhearst.
     
  5. Rebel Rooster

    Rebel Rooster I Will Love! :)

    Jun 29, 2009
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    Here's our yellow golden pair: Note the Hen:
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  6. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    All Goldens Look Like The Hens At Hatch.... Eye Color And Tail Barring Will Tell The Difference
     
  7. Tony K T

    Tony K T Overrun With Chickens

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    He may have bought crossbred birds without knowing it.This could be a throw back from previous crossbreeding.It is very hard to find any pure amherst.There are a few breeders that have pure birds and have the documents on them.If I had the $,I to would have F 1 amherst,but I don't think I would have that kinda $ to spend on a bird like an amherst.Now palawans,that's a different story.
    In N.H.,Tony.
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  8. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    He may have bought crossbred birds without knowing it.This could be a throw back from previous crossbreeding

    MY THOUGHTS EXACTLY... ESPECIALLY SINCE THEY CAME FROM AMHURST EGGS (MIKEY KNOWS EGGS... HE STATED HE GOT ALL EGGS AT THE SAME TIME FROM THE SAME SOURCE, SAW THE PARENTS, AND THAT ALL EGGS WERE IDENTICAL- WHEN ASKED HE DESCRIBED AMHURST TYPE EGGS) SO THE 1ST THING THAT JUMPED TO MY MIND WERE CROSSBREDS. IF THIS IS THE CASE, GIVEN THAT THE GENE POOL IS SO CONTAMINATED, HE MAY NOT EVEN KNOW HIS BIRDS ARENT PURE?​
     
  9. birdboy508

    birdboy508 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yellow golden.[​IMG]
     
  10. birdboy508

    birdboy508 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    definatly a yellow golden.[​IMG]
     

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