any guesses on what kind of gunea fowl this is we got 3 of them

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by jimmythechicken, Jun 26, 2010.

  1. jimmythechicken

    jimmythechicken Songster

    Jun 8, 2010
    we got them free from a guy that be buy our chickens from.he asked me if i wanted them an my older daughter thinks guinea look cool so she took them. dont know what kind they are or how old or anything about guinea's what are they good at eating alot of ticks anything else?
    we think they look alot like our narragansett turkeys thanks jim
  2. 1sttimer

    1sttimer Songster

    Feb 15, 2010
    I dont know much about guineas but they look like pied guineas to me
  3. lorieMN

    lorieMN Songster

    Apr 19, 2008
    look like normal pearls to me
  4. Finn's Mom

    Finn's Mom Songster

    Yep, exactly like my (gray) pearls too.
    Oops, and part b of your question . . . yes, bug eating among other things. There have been a lot of informative threads recently that I think you will find more helpful than me. Good luck and welcome to our guinea threads!
    Last edited: Jun 26, 2010
  5. They look like normal "pearl" colored Guineas. These guys look to be about 5 weeks old. Keep them up until they are AT LEAST 8 weeks of age. You will know this because the females will start to "call".

    Nice looking birds BTW. There MAY be some purple in them, but time will tiell.

    Guineas are a Wonderful addition to you flock and they are wacky, robust and CLEAN birds. Plus they eat ticks and grasshoppers like there is no tommorrow.

    Be sure to have pleny of fresh clean cool water in front of them and they NEED game bird feed which has a higher protein percentage.

    Good Luck and have fun with them.

    G. G.
  6. jimmythechicken

    jimmythechicken Songster

    Jun 8, 2010
    thanks for the help everyone i love this site:D

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