When will he start courting? Pics

Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by muscovy94, Dec 14, 2010.

  1. muscovy94

    muscovy94 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I hatched this guy a few months ago and he seems to be the dominant male and i plan on using him in my breeding pen. when will he start courting the females?
    Note: All 3 pics are of the same male
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  2. Robo

    Robo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    At 18-20 weeks of age for the most part.
     
  3. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    In Most Parts Of The Country He May Start As Soon As Mid January
     
  4. jrsqlc

    jrsqlc Obsessed with Peafowl

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    I dont know much about ringnecks, but my ornamentals come and go.
    I have a buddy who raises Lady Amherst and his male courts EVERYDAY OF THE YEAR!!!!!
     
  5. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:THERE'S ALOT OF TRUTH IN THAT... MY RN BOYS ARE STILL POUNDIN' THEM IN THE BREEDER PENS, AND MY OLDER GOLDEN ROO IS TRYING TO IMPRESS ANYTHING WITH FEATHERS NOW.
     
  6. muscovy94

    muscovy94 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey everyone I have another question. Is courting and mating the same thing?
     
  7. Robo

    Robo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not exactly, courting is like competing for a mate, and mating is fertilizing the eggs.
     
  8. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:COURTING IS FOREPLAY... MATING IS THE MAIN EVENT
     
  9. Robo

    Robo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's a good way to describe it.[​IMG]
     

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