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    Poultry for Sale - Common Pheasant

    ArticlePoultry AdviceThursday 09 December 2010
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    Poultry for sale can be a popular choice for many people for a number of reasons. The pheasant is a much loved bird that has a striking appearance. Sadly, this is one of the most hunted birds in the world, which is reason enough for people to buy pheasants for sale and care for them. See the following guide if you are considering a pheasant for sale for more information about this breed.

     

    Poultry for Sale – Pheasant Appearance

    This bird is quite large, and has an average length of about 70cm. A lot of this length is made up of the tail. Males are very colourful with green heads and gold, blue and green feathers. They have a white ring around the bottom of their necks too. Females are less extravagant looking and are mainly brown with black spots.

     

    Pheasants for Sale – Food

    If you are thinking about this kind of poultry for sale, you need to know what it likes and needs to eat:

    • Grains
    • Nuts
    • Berries
    • Fruit
    • Grass
    • Insects
    • Small animals

     

    Mating

    Male pheasants can mate with up to 12 different females that all live with him. They violently defend their ladies against other males.

     

    Poultry for Sale – Pheasant Nests

    Females build their nests among tall grass and high weeds. Using twigs, feathers and bark she constructs a sturdy nest. Females lay more than 12 eggs each time. In the wild, most of these eggs are eaten by predators.

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