Members of the partridge family are very prone to ecoli related sickness. Especially where bare dirt is present. I learned the hard way that I had to raise all my partridge on screed suspended off the ground.
: A friend of mine has acquired some young
: chukars and though they seemed to be healthy
: when he got them they are not eating well
: and we found one dead in the recall pen this
: morning. They are probably 6-8 weeks old and
: can fly like crazy and are recalling well
: but we need to know how to best care for
: them as they don't seem to be doing very
: well as of now.
: Thanks in advance for you help.
: God Bless,
: Randell Turner