Anybody raise day old keets (guineas) with day old chicks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by thepetpaw, Aug 19, 2008.

  1. thepetpaw

    thepetpaw Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 27, 2008
    Has any body out there raised guinis in the same brooder with chicks - all are day old and should be arrving this week....should I seperate or keep them together?
  2. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

    Oct 13, 2007
    I'd put them together - I've never done it before.

    I hatched my first keets a week ago - well the chicken moms did, and the little keets live in the coop with their mom's and the rest of the flock.
  3. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
    I raised my keets with my baby turkeys. They taught my turkeys how to eat and drink. They did an excellent job and I did not loose one baby turkey. [​IMG]
  4. swampducks

    swampducks Overrun With Guineas

    Feb 29, 2008
    Barton City, MI
    I put mine in the same brooder with a short partition (8 inches tall) because the keets were so tiny in comparison. Within a week the chicks were jumping over the partition and everyone was getting along fine.

    I have 27 chicks and 11 keets in that brooder.

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