Diamond, or floral, pheasant began to spread throughout the world from England, where, originally, came from India. The birthplace of the diamond pheasant is China. In the wild, this bird chooses bamboo or other plants that form dense, impenetrable thickets
Description of appearance The males are famous for their colorful plumage and are considered one of the most beautiful birds. Especially impressive is the long striped tail. When kept in an enclosure, they acquire an important appearance inherent in regal people. Females have a much more modest apparel, they are quite large in size, blue or gray plumage on their legs. A skin around eyes of a bluish shade
Content The successful maintenance of diamond pheasant in captivity made this variety very popular, in terms of breeding. Positive characteristics include the external appeal of birds and their unpretentiousness
Difficulties arise in maintaining the cleanliness of the bird breed. Most poultry farmers are satisfied with the hybrid. These strong, unpretentious birds can safely tolerate temperature changes and do not require special attention. This makes them very desirable for poultry lovers. Moreover, diamond pheasants are easy to tame, and with other species of birds they get along well. For food recommended for pheasant products. The breeding season lasts from April to August. At this time, males actively take care of their chosen ones and necessarily use, in order to achieve the goal, a marriage dance
The family of one male must include at least two or three females. To lay eggs, the female equips the nest in a shallow earthen pit, lining it with dry grass or leaves. At one time, it lays 6 to 12 eggs, and for a season – up to 40. Eggplant is directly dependent on age, quality of feeding and care. The incubation lasts a little more than three weeks. Fazanata, hatching, immediately gain independence, but the mother prefers to look after them and heat at night. Sometimes males are also interested in raising chicks. Comfortable breeding of a diamond pheasant assumes an enclosure size of at least ten square meters, due to the presence of long tails
To encourage their activity, the enclosure is equipped with shelters and sections, as well as a house in which birds can hide. Mandatory planting of low trees or shrubs. This kind of pheasants, unlike others, does not damage plants.