Which of these four......

Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by guin lover, Sep 22, 2009.

  1. guin lover

    guin lover Out Of The Brooder

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    which of these four pheasants are the easiest for a rookie to raise? i'm getting into pheasants and the breeder near me only has these 4:

    Reeves Pheasants
    Swinhoe's Pheasants
    Golden Pheasants
    Ringneck Pheasants

    Please help!!
     
  2. pringle

    pringle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 16, 2009
    Pepperell,MA
    Probibly ringneck pheasants
     
  3. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    Actually The Goldens Are Much More Docile And Personable. And Just As Hardy As Ringnecks Tho Usually A Bit More Pricey. While I Dont Place A Higher Value On Individual Speces, If You Start With Ringnecks And Get The Fine Tuning Done At Least If You Loose A Bird Or 2 You Wont Be Loosing A Nice Ornamental Bird.
     
  4. pringle

    pringle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 16, 2009
    Pepperell,MA
    Lol leave it up to you for the right ansewer [​IMG]
     
  5. tonini3059

    tonini3059 [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG]Luv

    Nov 6, 2008
    Southwestern PA
    I would have to agree with the goldens. I sold my ring necks because they were just too flighty and aggressive. I really like the reeves but they can be a little aggressive to both captor and cage mates, especially during the breeding season and I heard the silvers are similar. The goldens however seem to be very docile and get accustomed to the captor faster than the others. This is my own personal experience but I hope it helps.
     
  6. Tony K T

    Tony K T Overrun With Chickens

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    Any of those four breeds is good for a beginner.But yes the goldens are more docile then the others.
    In N.H.,Tony.
     
  7. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    Yes the Goldens.

    Ringnecks are bad about pecking,unless they have lots of room, reeves the males can be hard on the hens.
     

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