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  Topic: Pheasants.
Yankee

Replies: 11
Views: 14030

PostForum: Other poultry   Posted: Wed May 28, 2008 12:24 pm   Subject: Pheasants.
Bill,
There are several colors of golden pheasants these days. I agree that peach is a very appealing color. I've seen peach goldens go for $150+ a pair. Other colors include cinnamon, dark throa ...
  Topic: No fertile eggs, Help!
Yankee

Replies: 9
Views: 6091

PostForum: Incubation, Hatching, and Peachick care   Posted: Wed May 28, 2008 11:04 am   Subject: No fertile eggs, Help!
This has been a very unusual breeding season for everyone. I haven't had any fertility problems with my peafowl but my tragopan hens haven't laid a fertile egg yet!!! None of my birds have been layi ...
  Topic: Relative Humidity During Incubation.
Yankee

Replies: 1
Views: 2230

PostForum: Incubation, Hatching, and Peachick care   Posted: Tue Apr 01, 2008 8:14 am   Subject: Relative Humidity During Incubation.
Hello,
For years I've been using a GQF Sportsman Incubator. I use a dial thermometer for the dry bulb and a hygrometer for the wet bulb readings. I try to keep a constant temperature of 99.5 and 86 ...
  Topic: Pheasants.
Yankee

Replies: 11
Views: 14030

PostForum: Other poultry   Posted: Mon Mar 17, 2008 6:26 am   Subject: Pheasants.
Charles,
Peacock pheasants are nice birds to raise but they do require more care than most pheasant species. They cannot take the cold weather and should have an enclosed area where they can take sh ...
  Topic: New species.
Yankee

Replies: 4
Views: 5919

PostForum: Completely Off Topic   Posted: Wed Feb 20, 2008 11:23 am   Subject: New species.
Hi all,
I've had trouble with predators getting my birds in the past but I think I've finally found a full-proof solution. I started raising these birds. They are called malligators and are very ex ...
  Topic: out of state breeders?
Yankee

Replies: 17
Views: 17197

PostForum: Forum Information    Posted: Wed Feb 06, 2008 3:27 pm   Subject: out of state breeders?
Whenever I have birds shipped from other states I always pay by Postal Money Order. Luckily everyone I've dealt with has been honest but if you would happen to deal with a crook the Postal System can ...
  Topic: Bad Weather
Yankee

Replies: 12
Views: 13265

PostForum: Housing   Posted: Wed Jan 09, 2008 9:33 am   Subject: Bad Weather
Hi everyone,
I have built elaborate shelters for my peafowl and no matter how cold it gets they always prefer to roost out in the elements. Peafowl are very hardy birds and I have never lost one due ...
  Topic: Whats happening
Yankee

Replies: 4
Views: 5152

PostForum: Other poultry   Posted: Fri Jan 04, 2008 7:27 am   Subject: Whats happening
I've never had that problem with my chickens but it happens all the time with my pheasants. This is something you have to take care of as soon as possible. Once your birds taste blood they can't get ...
  Topic: Sore, bloody foot
Yankee

Replies: 11
Views: 5631

PostForum: Health   Posted: Fri Dec 14, 2007 10:20 am   Subject: Sore, bloody foot
Jeanna,
Ouch!!!
I would have said he might have caught his foot on something and cut it, but the wounds look like they are pretty much in the same place on both feet. I would say the peachick was e ...
  Topic: Preventing sinus infections
Yankee

Replies: 5
Views: 8552

PostForum: Health   Posted: Fri Dec 14, 2007 6:43 am   Subject: Preventing sinus infections
When the weather is damp and cold I don't think there is any medication out there that totally prevents a bird from getting a cold or respiratory infection. For a preventative you can use terramycin ...
  Topic: Sore, bloody foot
Yankee

Replies: 11
Views: 5631

PostForum: Health   Posted: Wed Dec 12, 2007 4:54 pm   Subject: Sore, bloody foot
Your birds could have leg/skin mites. They will eat at the skin and cause cracks and open sores. It could also be as simple as their feet being chapped.

Vitamin E will work wonders for healing. ...
  Topic: Help
Yankee

Replies: 5
Views: 3618

PostForum: Health   Posted: Wed Dec 12, 2007 4:49 pm   Subject: Help
There are a number of possibilites as to what your bird died from. The first thing that comes to mind is worms, it could also have been some sort of parasite. Usually when a bird shows signs of bei ...
  Topic: Hi from Maryland
Yankee

Replies: 3
Views: 3541

PostForum: Introductions   Posted: Tue Dec 11, 2007 10:37 am   Subject: Hi from Maryland
What part of MD are you from? I'm just outside of Frederick.

Bret
  Topic: Pheasants.
Yankee

Replies: 11
Views: 14030

PostForum: Other poultry   Posted: Thu Nov 08, 2007 3:18 pm   Subject: Pheasants.
I know this board is set up for peafowl related issues but I wanted to see if anyone out there had any stories to share about pheasants. I hope nobody minds a pheasant discussion on a peafowl forum. ...
 
    

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