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

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    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!

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    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

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    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

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    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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