Age Of Maturity Of Male Birds

The age of maturity of male birds will differ between species of birds. The maturity refers to the age at which the males reach sexual maturity and will start breeding with their female partners. Quail = about 60 days old. Hen = about 6-8 months old. Partridges = male grey partridges mature from about 10-12 … Read more Age Of Maturity Of Male Birds

Age Of Maturity Of Female Birds

The age of maturity of female birds will differ between species of birds. The maturity refers to the age at which the females reach sexual maturity and will start laying eggs and breeding with their male partners. Quail = about 50 days old (I have observed that female Japanese quail will start to lay eggs … Read more Age Of Maturity Of Female Birds

Advice About Incubating Chukar Partridge Eggs

I have been asked for advice about incubating chukar partridge eggs. Hi all, I am new at this forum and almost as new with raising Chukar partridges. I live in Australia and we dont have alot of info or support with regards to getting Chukar out and about! Hope someone can help Have 6 pairs … Read more Advice About Incubating Chukar Partridge Eggs

How High Can Peafowl Jump With Clipped Wing?

I was recently asked about the affects of wing clipping on peafowl, Hello How high will peafowl jump with a clipped wing to tertiary feathers Many thanks. Sue I don’t have experience of peafowl or of clipping wings as I have never clipped my guinea fowl, hens or ducks wings, so am unsure of the … Read more How High Can Peafowl Jump With Clipped Wing?

Incubating Gambel’s Quail Eggs

Gambel’s Quail are are found in arid areas of the southwestern United States and parts of Mexico. The Gambel quail egg is a pale buff to white colour with moderate pink/brown spots. Incubating Gambel’s Quail Eggs Incubation period = 21-23 days Temperature = approximately 99.75 degrees F Humidity = wet bulb of 83 F If … Read more Incubating Gambel’s Quail Eggs

Incubating Quail Eggs From Different Quail Breeds

I was recently asked about the incubation period and temperature and humidity levels for incubating eggs from different quail breeds. Japanese Coturnix Quail Incubation period = 17 days Temperature = approximately 99.5-99.9º F Humidity = wet bulb humidity of around 84-88º F Bobwhite Quail Incubation period = 21-24 days usually 23-24 days Temperature = approximately … Read more Incubating Quail Eggs From Different Quail Breeds

Guest Appearance – Golden Pheasants By Allandoo Pheasantry

Zoe A. Hunter from Allandoo Pheasantry is a breeder of ornamental and rare species of pheasant. Zoe has written about the Golden Pheasant. The most popular of the Ornamental Pheasants to keep in an aviary is undoubtedly the Golden Pheasant. It is not difficult to see why as the colours of this bird are dazzling. … Read more Guest Appearance – Golden Pheasants By Allandoo Pheasantry

Sallie’s Golden Pheasant Chicks

Sallie is a “farmingfriends” friend who I have made friends with since she visited my website to find out about splayed legs in quail. Sallie keeps quail and pheasants and I have enjoyed seeing the photos of the chicks and hearing about their progress and learning about the differences in the breeds. Dear Sara,   … Read more Sallie’s Golden Pheasant Chicks