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Silver pheasant Using PECk-O-MATIC Automatic Feeder

Silver  Pheasant using automatic poultry feeder

With about fifteen subspecies of Silver Pheasant found in east Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam, China and the island of Hainan, this pheasant is considered to be Least Concern on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. It is a large white pheasant with bare red facial skin, black below and red legs. This species of pheasant is found mainly in the mountains of mainland Southeast Asia and in the southern and eastern parts of China. A few of this species have been introduced in Hawaii and other areas in the United States

The PECk-O-MATIC Automatic Feeder works on a ‘feed on demand’ basis, which releases small quantities of grain/pellets at a time. To feed crumble or milo, the 3/8 inch regulator disc is the most suitable. The ¾ inch or 1 inch regulator disc from the PECk-O-MATIC Automatic Feeder is suitable to feed corn.

The silver pheasant females are smaller in comparison to the males. Both males and females have red wattles, yellowish-grey beak, and pinkish legs. The male has white with black barring, black neck, throat, & belly, black crest while the female has brown with brownish-grey barring, lighter grayish brown neck, throat and belly and a dark brown crest. The male reaches its plumage by the time it is two years old.

It is said that this pheasant is portrayed in ancient Chinese art and poetry. The silver pheasants are calm and showy birds. The females make well formed deep nests. The males are show-offs and they look impressive when they are strutting around or flaring their wattles. The silver pheasant feeds on fruits and seeds and seasonally feed on eat invertebrates.