RANGE: Central China.
HABITAT:Mountains of the central China.
HISTORY: Linnee 1758.
DISCRIPTION: It is very beautiful, hardy, easy to keep and great for beginners. The most of the first imported Lady Amherst' pheasants to Europe were males. So the breeders used goldens' females.It is important to recognize the correct female of golden in stead of Lady Amhersts' females. These are the tips;
a) Goldens' legs are yellow. b)Goldens' females are smaller than the Lady Amherst's females. c)Lady Amherst's females' legs are green-gray.d) Golden females have no tinge of red in the crown.
AVAIRY POSITION:Well planted 9 m2 avairy.
FEEDING: Pellets, seeds, green food, live food.
BREEDING AGE: Second year but also it is possible to have fertile eggs in the first year.
BREEDING SEASON: Mid- April.
NUMBER OF EGGS IN A YEAR: 24-36 eggs.
INCUBATION PERIOD: 22-23 days.