|Pheasant and other upland gamebirds rely mainly
on a diet of grasses, seeds and insects. Of particular importance to the
newly hatched chicks is a ready supply of insect life, which is particularly
important in the first week or two of their life. It is their source of protein,
which is vital to their survival.
feeding of grain is a viable option for newly released birds. This practice
is very helpful in assisting to maintain the bird's health at least through
their first winter and to prevent early straying from your property. Once
the gamebirds are settled and secure in their area supplementary feeding
can be slowly reduced.
If restocking your property on a regular basis it would be wise to retain
A number of reliable feed stations have been thoroughly tested by Woodfield
Gamebirds and found to be excellent. They are ideally suited for large or
small numbers of birds and can be purchased from Woodfield Gamebirds. They
are simple but effective. See Equipment for sale.