Adult guineas & keets

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by siroiszoo, May 11, 2011.

  1. siroiszoo

    siroiszoo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 30, 2009
    Waller, TX
    Question: If I order keets and add them to the same henhouse that the adult guineas are being kept in (for 8 weeks to adjust to their new home) will the adult guineas kill or injure the keets?

    I'm new to guineas - if you haven't guessed.
  2. PeepsCA

    PeepsCA Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 28, 2011
    Big Oak Valley, CA
    The adults will not accept the keets, and will most likely kill them. If you can divide your henhouse or keep the keets in a large cage in the henhouse for at least 6 weeks so they can all get used to each other, there will be less aggression when you let them out together. Even when you finally do let them out it might have to be only for short periods at first, and you may need to be around to referee for a while.
  3. darkmatter

    darkmatter Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 10, 2009
    I use a introduction cage:


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