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Wild Pheasant

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by cheeptrick, Oct 4, 2007.

  1. cheeptrick

    cheeptrick Songster

    May 1, 2007
    New Hampshire
    We watched a wild pheasant come into the back yard and be chased down by our chickens. They were just curious I think...but this pheasant flew up and back down into the bushes. My chickens reminded me of BIRD dogs with the way that pheasant flew up and over the bushes! I don't want them around the wild birds! Am I right in keeping them separate? [​IMG]
  2. EggCentric

    EggCentric Songster

    Sep 14, 2007
    Ball Ground, Ga
    Yes, you should keep the chickens away from wild birds. They could get a host of things, like eye worm, from wild birds.

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