White Pheasant: Origin, Classification, Raising Methods, Selling Price 2024

White pheasant presently let two list the Rare animals in Vietnam need to be preserved and maintain the breed. Here we summarize information about origin, characteristics, classification, farming methods and selling prices for readers to learn about.

Accurate information about white pheasants

Besides purple pheasant, chickenBetween or Bali pheasant, the white pheasant breed belongs to the “extremely beautiful” type in Vietnam. But not everyone knows clearly about the origin, characteristics and classification of this chicken breed.


White pheasant (or pheasant, English name Lophura nycthemera) belongs to the pheasant family, chicken order. When not looking closely, many people may confuse this breed of chicken with a peacock. Currently, pheasants are on the list of rare breeds that need to be protected in our country.

Pheasants are mainly distributed in Southeast Asia (countries such as Vietnam, Laos, Thailand, China and Myanmar). Based on many sources of information, it can be seen that Lophura nycthemera appeared a long time ago, but there is no exact record of the year this pheasant breed was discovered.

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White pheasants are about 125cm long. When young, the rooster and hen both have the same brown feather color (brown combined with black stripe). When growing up, female birds keep their original feather color, changing insignificantly throughout their lives. In contrast, juvenile males begin to molt their feathers to white and their crest, chin, and throat are black


In Southeast Asia, there are currently 15 recognized subspecies of white pheasants. Almoststool species still exist in large numbers, especially the subspecies white head in Hainan, engel bachi in southern Laos, and an name sis in southern Vietnam are quite rare and endangered.

Food shared when raising white pheasants

Based on experience from leading chicken breeders, white pheasant feed should pay attention to the following basics:

  • 1 – 2 days old: Only feed ground corn to facilitate digestion.
  • 3 days old: Switch to mixed food, protein content reaches about 22%.
  • First week: Feed 20 to 30 grams of food per day.
  • 2 – 3 weeks: Increase food intake to 42gram/day.
  • From the fourth week onwards: Food amount meets the standard of 80 – 100 grams/bird/day. Farmers should divide the amount of food into small portions, 4 to 5 times a day.
  • From the second week onwards: Mix in more natural food for the chickens, with the goal of providing enough nutrients to help the chickens grow best.

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How much does white pheasant cost today?

In the domestic and foreign markets, many conservation centers are now successfully breeding white pheasants and selling them at high prices. Usually, people buy this breed of chicken for ornamental purposes or to serve their needs, hobbies…

Male pheasants cost almost twice as much as females, ranging from 1 million to 10 million. Hen pheasants cost about 1 million to 5 million. In addition, depending on purity or aesthetics, prices vary.

Above we briefly summarize general information about white pheasant. Hopefully the above content provides readers with a lot of useful information. In addition, if you want to learn more about pheasant prices or other related topics, don’t forget to follow our website today.


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