Would you believe.......

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by chickenchickenbulkbulk, Nov 1, 2008.

  1. chickenchickenbulkbulk

    chickenchickenbulkbulk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I turned my out my male pheasant about a month ago...I finally found him a female..brought her home..and he was gone!!! My daughter in law seen him out on the road..he was almost hit by a car, then he flew into the woods!!! Do you think he will be back?[​IMG] I sure hope so. DJ
     
  2. Pumpkinpup

    Pumpkinpup Poultry Princess

    Jul 16, 2008
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    [​IMG] just wait and see is all I can tell you. You just never know but I'd say the chances are good that he may return.
     
  3. lowcountrypoultry

    lowcountrypoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    I don't know..

    I hope he does though!

    Best of Luck [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  4. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Pheasant don't typically stay around a certain area very long. They are also high on the predation list and are usually taken by hawks, owls and fox within their first year. Personally, I wouldn't "turn them out".

    Jody
     
  5. lorieMN

    lorieMN Chillin' With My Peeps

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    why did you turn a gamebird "out" and expect it to stay?..doesnt make sense to me..
     
  6. chickenchickenbulkbulk

    chickenchickenbulkbulk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your right I should have never let him out. He would run back and forth in his pin. He had his nose scraped and bleeding from the chicken wire. I really felt bad for keeping him up. He would come in most nights with the chickens in the coop. I guess that I was just hoping he would stay around![​IMG]
     
  7. Cason

    Cason Chillin' With My Peeps

    Maybe if you sit that hen out there in a cage- it will attract him.
     
  8. Marlinchaser

    Marlinchaser Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would say its time to start shopping for a Male to go with that female, and if you want them to stay around keep them in the cages.
     
  9. ticks

    ticks Pheasant Obsessed

    Apr 1, 2008
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    Quote:It makes perfect sense. I let out one of my roosters 3 weeks ago and he has stayed around long enough for me to shoot at him 9 times.

    What kind of pheasant is he?
     
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  10. Marlinchaser

    Marlinchaser Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I think someone needs to do some target practice. [​IMG] Did you at least hit the target on the 9th shot??? [​IMG]
     

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