White/Snow Ringnecks?

Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by SamG347, Dec 11, 2009.

  1. SamG347

    SamG347 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 4, 2007
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    Does anyone here have/breed White or snow ringnecks? I'm looking for eggs this coming spring. Or started birds if you have them.
    Please post pics and say what you will have.
    Thanks!
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  2. jqs birds

    jqs birds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    McFarlans used to raise them.
    I never really liked them though. They get fat and are not very good flyers either. Although they taste good.
     
  3. justpete

    justpete Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You mean like these? [​IMG]

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  4. SamG347

    SamG347 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 4, 2007
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    Yes like those...pm sent!
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  5. justpete

    justpete Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Got it and replied.
     
  6. Tony K T

    Tony K T Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi Pete,
    Is that the pair you had for sale?
    In N.H.,Tony.
     
  7. justpete

    justpete Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Those are the parents of one Tony.
    The other I hatched from another source.


    Peter
     
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  8. spectrumranch

    spectrumranch Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:We did raise White Ringnecks, Jumbo White Ringnecks & Alaskan Snow Ringnecks. I do have a couple Alaskan Snow males and some big Jumbo White hens for sale yet.

    McFarlans used to raise them.
    I never really liked them though. They get fat and are not very good flyers either. Although they taste good

    Mac Farlane's used to sell some of the smaller Whites they had, but they now raise the Jumbo Whites for their meat production; and do not sell any of the Jumbo Whites.

    We were luckily enough to obtain some of their Jumbo Whites, which are huge birds.

    Alot of people call white ringnecks------ snows, which is not correct the Alaskan Snows are a white bird WITH dark ticking thru out the body, developed by a friend in WI- Jerri Kerl from Hickory Ridge Farm.

    Randy www.spectrumranch.net
     
  9. justpete

    justpete Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Randy,
    Would you say the above picture is of a White or an Alaskan Snow?
    They do have black spots. Not a lot but some. They are about ringneck size.
    Not jumbo in size for sure.


    Peter
     
  10. justpete

    justpete Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here is a different bird from the same hatch.
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