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Chuckars

Chukar Partridge

Overall satisfaction

4/5

Acquired: Breeder

Gender: Female

Appearance

3/5

Temperament

4/5

Easy to provide habitat

5/5

Health

4/5

Meat quality

5/5

Egg quantity

N/A

Chukars

By

United States

Posted Apr 04, 2013

I have been using Chukars to train my retrievers. I purchased them from a local gun club that raises game birds for its members. I like the Chukar because it is not as expensive as the Pheasants but is still a real game bird that my dogs will be searching for in the field. They have been very easy to take care and very inexpensive. I have clipped their flight feathers and let them go into the sage brush. They are very fast and run for a good distance before hiding in the brush. It is an excellent bird for training. The meat is also very good; which is why I hunt them. I can't speak to their egg laying because I have never used them for that purpose.

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