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What Kind Of Pheasant Is This?

Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by Paul-b 88, Jun 29, 2011.

  1. Paul-b 88

    Paul-b 88 New Egg

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    [​IMG] I hatched out some eggs that were supposed to be red goldens but one is very pale colored almost like a washed off cinnamon. Any ideas?
     
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  2. Chinchilla2

    Chinchilla2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Paul,

    It could still be a red-golden but may have a recessive albino gene which has paled it out. A friend of mine had standard ringnecks one time and when this one hen and his cock got together, every 3rd or 4th egg popped out a melanistic that had blue and red highlights. Keep it and see what happens.
     
  3. pheasant24

    pheasant24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    wow....that looks like yellow. did you buy them or did you get them from yours?
     
  4. aldren90

    aldren90 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is a yellow golden pheasant a red golden mutation i dont know if its an inbred mutation or natrually occuring mutation and if you bought them that would explain that maybe the original people just got them mixed up but if there yours then i dont know
     
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  5. Paul-b 88

    Paul-b 88 New Egg

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    I bought the eggs.
     
  6. pheasant24

    pheasant24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would say the guy mixed them up and put in a yellow golden...
     
  7. aldren90

    aldren90 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Dont worry though they are beautiful birds
     
  8. FeatheredObsessions

    FeatheredObsessions Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a neighbor who had an albino that looked like that. Grew up to look just like a red golden bleached out.
     
  9. Valley quail breeder

    Valley quail breeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like yellow golden
     
  10. pheasantfrenzie

    pheasantfrenzie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello,
    Yes that is a yellow that is what the females normally look like with the little yellow by the face and yellow feet.
     

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