Yellow and Red Golden Pheasants

Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by joycespell, Feb 23, 2014.

  1. joycespell

    joycespell Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 26, 2013
    I am going to get my little sister some juvenile pheasants as a gift so i am trying to learn a little bit more about them please share your experiences
  2. deserthotwings

    deserthotwings Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 1, 2011
    Queen Creek AZ
    It is probably best to stay away from Ringnecks for a beginner hobbyist. They are quite a bit wilder than most of the ornamental varieties. The Silver Pheasants are a good starter. They are calm, larger, and easier to raise than some of the others. All pheasants are basically wild birds and most be kept in a completely enclosed pen to keep them from flying off and to keep them safe from predators. Red Goldens and Lady Amherst are also a good choice for someone inexperienced with pheasants, but I would recommend starting off with Silvers. They are all beautiful birds and I know your sister will love them. Good Luck.

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