May 13, 2010. The incubation period is 24 – 25 days and it’s done by the female only. Melanistic Mutant Pheasant. So on Craig's List I came across someone local that has some melanistic pheasant chicks for sale. These birds have quickly become a favorite amongst wildlife hobbyist. Sort by reaction score Thread starter Sajaha; Start date May 13, 2010; 1; 2; Next . 10 Years. The Melanistic Mutant pheasant is a favorite variety to release. Saved by Murray McMurray Hatchery. The female Pheasant is buff coloured with dark brown markings. The males weigh in between 2.7 and 4 pounds and the females are about a pound less. The so-called "melanistic" Pheasant is actually a mutant of the Common Pheasant (P. c. tenebrosus) or sometimes one of the other species, such as the rarer Green Pheasant (P. versicolor). Individuals of the same subspecies can show flavistic (fawn) or melanistic (black) mutations, as well as other color variations. Thread starter #1 Sajaha In the Brooder. In the case of the green pheasant, distinguishing between the male and the female is much harder. They have an incredible survival and reproduction rate in the wild. … We carry the widest selection of rare and exotic breeds, and poutry supplies to assist homesteaders, small farmers, hobbyists and backyard flocks. Taking Preorders for 2021. Rear View. Front View. It is quite similar to the dark (melanistic) Common Pheasants. They have an incredible survival and reproduction rate in the wild. 1 of 2 Go to page. Pheasants For Sale Chicks For Sale Peafowl Game Birds Baby Chicks Hobby … APPROX 50-60 SMALL BROWN EGGS/YEAR | WEIGHT FEMALE 2.5lbs | MALE 3.5lbs *AVAILABLE TO SHIP APRIL–JULY ONLY | MINIMUM ORDER 35 STRAIGHT RUN ONLY. Straight Run Only $3.95 Each. Try and compare the photos on above link with the nice photo of a melanistic Common Pheasant in post #7. Go. Melanistic Mutant Pheasant. Melanistic. Hello all! APPROX 50-60 SMALL BROWN EGGS/YEAR | WEIGHT FEMALE 2.5lbs | MALE 3.5lbs . They are known with having a phenomenal ability to survive and breed when released into the wild. The two can be hard to separate, but the best feature may be the grey patch on the wing coverts of the Japanese Green. McMurray Hatchery hatches the highest quality day-old baby chicks, ducks, geese, turkeys and other fowl. Partridge . Info on raising Melanistic Pheasants! Taking Preorders for 2020. Beyond their dark and exotic coloration, Melanistic Mutant pheasants differ from their Ring-Necked originators in their survival abilities. The Melanistic Mutant pheasant is a favorite variety to release. Next Last ••• More options Who Replied? These birds have quickly become a favorite amongst wildlife hobbyist. The females have black-brown feathering. Jun 6, 2009 16 0 22. Juvenile Pheasants are similar to females with shorter tails. A favorite variety for release, they display a remarkable ability to survive and reproduce in the wild. These large, beautiful Black Melanistic pheasants feature an iridescent, greenish-black plumage.