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1

Weight

2 1/4- 3 lbs

2

Ancestry is a mixture of what 3 birds?

Chinese, Korean, Machurian

3

First introduced into the Unites States in what year?

1790

4

First succeeded in? (year and state)

1881; Oregon

5

Introduced into what state and year

1891, South Dakota; 1895, Utah; 1907, Idaho; 1939, Texas Panhandle; 1970's Texas Gulf Coast

6

Breeding season

begins in April

7

Peak hatching

mid-June

8

Clutch size

12-15 eggs

9

Incubation

23 days

10

Hen will produce how many broods a year?

one

11

What percent of the fall population not live until to the following hunting season?

65-75%

12

What 2 things are critical for nesting hens?

playas and small grains

13

What is favored by nesting hens?

Alfalfa

14

What has a major drawback as nesting cover?

Wheat

15

Planting alfalfa-grass mixtures in ___ acre plots within ___ yards of playa

10 acre; 200 yards

16

Eat what from the snail shells?

Gravel and calcium

17

What types of cover do they need?

loafing, travle lanes, roosting, nesting, and winter

18

Is water critical?

No.

19

Spend most time one ___ or less

square mile

20

Hens will raise how many chicks?

8-10 chicks

21

Does hunting make a difference in annual turnover or survival rate

no