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Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by Tony K T, Jul 24, 2011.

  1. Tony K T

    Tony K T Overrun With Chickens

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    Why is it so important that everyone wants to know the sexes of their birds when they are just chicks?Watch them grow and develope and enjoy them as chicks and see how each bird has it's own personality.I'm just glad I can hatch them and get them to grow and reach adulthood.
    In N.H.,Tony.
     
  2. Chick1043

    Chick1043 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well some chickens like Rhode Island Reds lay better than others. Or wondering what color of egg their hens egg its gonna lay. Or something like that. Most the time its just for fun! :)
     
  3. Tony K T

    Tony K T Overrun With Chickens

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    Well,I guess I should have clarified that I was talking pheasants,but I can see why people would want hens instead of roosters in the chicken world.I will be more clearer in future posts.
    In N.H.,Tony.
     
  4. NC29mom

    NC29mom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Some of us have never had pheasants and are just curious. Therefore, we ask those with more knowledge on the topic than we have. Or, I should say, I speak for myself. A neighbor of ours gave us some pheasant eggs. My fiance decided he would hatch them, just to see. We have never had anything but chickens. It's hard to find a lot of information about pheasants, even online. This is probably, by far, the most informative site I have found.
     
  5. Tony K T

    Tony K T Overrun With Chickens

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    Well you need to visit www.gbwf.org.There is all the pheasant info you can get on there.Well not about chicks and sexing chicks,but lots of info and pics of different species.
    What species are you hatching?
    In N.H.,Tony.
     
  6. Chick1043

    Chick1043 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh!! Haha, I see!! Yeah if it was pheasants I wouldn't really see why, but then again I don't know much about them!! [​IMG]
     
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    NC29mom Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. Tony K T

    Tony K T Overrun With Chickens

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    Those are yellow goldens or some type of yellow goldens.You can't tell if they are pure until they color out.Well yellow goldens are a man made breed.
    In N.H.,Tony.
     
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  9. NC29mom

    NC29mom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It really doesn't matter, I don't suppose. This is new to us (pheasants). I do note one is mighty aggressive......always wanting to pick on the little chicks I put with them. Hopefully he/she will outgrow that behavior.

    We have a tent and netting over the area now. We lost 2, they flew away. They were much darker than the 2 in the picture. Anyway, thanks for the link. Can't believe we have to wait so long for them to color out. Wow.....talk about a waiting game. Hoping for a boy and a girl, but whatever we have, we will love and keep them.

    Thanks!
     
  10. birdboy508

    birdboy508 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i agree tony.[​IMG]
     

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