The most commonly raised partridge include the Hungarian partrdige and the chukar redleg partridge (often referred to simply as a chukar). The main purpose for raising partridge (and chukar) is for release in hunting preserves.


  • Partridge is singular; Partridges is plural
  • Hen = adult female partridge
  • Cock = adult male partridge
  • Chick/Cheeper = young (baby) partridge