Oct 25, 2015 31,939 190,281 1,642 South Central Texas . We have a flock of 12 barred rocks, but have never had pheasants. 10 - 24. May 22, 2020 #9 007Sean Becoming Ridiculously Awesome. Then I came here to ask about raising pheasants to see if this was a good idea. Approx 50-60 Small Brown Eggs/Year AVAILABLE TO SHIP APRIL–JULY | MINIMUM ORDER 35 | STRAIGHT RUN ONLY ; Next available … She's not really as black as one might expect a melanistic animal to be. A green hen looks just like yours look. Like the Manchurian/Ringneck Cross pheasant, the weight of the mature Melanistic Mutant cock is 3.5 lbs. The males are entirely dark with a glossy green, blue and purple shade to them. The quantity price break is determined on how many total chicks you’ve taken throughout the season. Melanistic mutant pheasant chicks are a pure breed. All of our birds ship the same day that they hatch. Then, where do black pheasants come from? They have an incredible survival and reproduction rate in the wild. These large, beautiful Black Melanistic pheasants feature an iridescent, greenish-black plumage. Minimum order is 10. She's much darker brown and has more black on her plumage than a typical hen of this species. A Melanistic mutant IS a Ringneck pheasant, just a color mutation of one. The Melanistic Mutant pheasant is a favorite variety to release. (ex. and 2.5 lbs. Melanistic Mutant Pheasants These originated within feral stock in Europe over 100 years ago. for hens. The females are black with less of the purple and blue feathering, mainly on the breast area. The cock melanistic pheasants are really black.… The black pheasant originated within feral stock in Europe over 100 years ago. These birds have quickly become a favorite amongst wildlife hobbyist. This bird refers to the melanistic mutant. Obviously the strains will be completely different but they will still be able to breed. A favorite variety for release, the Melanistic Pheasant display a remarkable ability to survive and reproduce in the wild. Young Mutant pheasants start to get their adult coloration around 20 weeks of age and can be released into the wild shortly afterward. MATURE WEIGHT(22 weeks) Male: 3.5lbs Female 2.5lbs. Premium Feather Member. And like the green, no white ring, either. game preserves that deliberately release black pheasants for their ornamental plenty of space and males can become aggressive with each other especially in breeding season. $5.40 25 - 49. What/are there special considerations that I need to know about keeping pheasants? The black pheasants feathers are so beautiful with iridescent and greenish-black color. They will have an iridescent purple to the feathers when the sun hits it just right. Current Pricing top of page. The Green melanistic will be totally green, everywhere and no white ring around it's neck...the Black melanistic will be black everywhere, even the hens. So on Craig's List I came across someone local that has some melanistic pheasant chicks for sale. This is a hen pheasant. Melanistic Mutant Male. The Melanistic Mutant Pheasant cocks are entirely dark with a glossy green and blue shade to them. They lay small brown eggs and have an incubation period of 24-25 days. My first instinct was that I wanted some! This bird is a melanistic common or ring-necked pheasant (Phasianus colchicus). The males are entirely dark with a glossy green, blue and also purple shade to them. Original Price €24.99" Help sexing 56 Melanistic Mutant Pheasant chicks?