Anyone have a Guinea/Chicken cross???

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by chicks rule, Jun 7, 2008.

  1. chicks rule

    chicks rule Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Caught a Guinea mounting one of my BO hens yesterday, Any of you have this happen and what was the outcome???
     
  2. dangerouschicken

    dangerouschicken Will Barter For Coffee

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    Check this thread for some info......
     
  3. chickenman7

    chickenman7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    a guinea cannot breed a chicken with success.
    a chicken can breed a guinea though.
    offspring have a low hatch rate,
    and have trouble surviving.
    And are sterile.
    My maren is setting on possibly guin eggs. [​IMG]
     
  4. chicks rule

    chicks rule Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for that link, I think, lol. Ewwww is about all I can say.
     
  5. fancyfowl4ever

    fancyfowl4ever Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know about you, but I find this bird kinda neat:

    As chick:
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    As a 2 yr old:
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    This is a guinhen that a friend of mine hatched from her flock, this hens father was a Salmon Faverolle and the mom was either a pearl or a buff dundotte guinea hen.
    She had a flock of about 70 guineas and 50 or so Faverolles all sharing the same pasture. Then she filled her incubator with guinea eggs and when they all started hatching there was this 1 weird coloured chick with fluffy cheeks and little feathery feet. I told her that was a guinhen, but she did not believe me until it was grown.
     
  6. chicks rule

    chicks rule Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep that one is a cutie. The ones I was referring to were on Feathersite.com, and was a Naked Neck/Guinea X, and it looked like a turkey buzzard, lol
     
  7. Kev

    Kev Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:I've heard this before, but never saw any explanation as to why.. Is it due to the anatomy or genetics or ?? Very curious about this, especially now that someone saw a guinea breeding a chicken..

    Oh does anybody know if peafowl and chickens can breed? I know someone who has a peacock that breeds her hens quite frequently(pics even!).. I know about peacock x guinea hybrids, just never heard anything about chicken crosses..
     
  8. Solsalia

    Solsalia Out Of The Brooder

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    Good Ol Rocky Mountains!

    I know this was 2008 but I have Pearl Guinea x Buff Orpington hen, she is gorgeous!
     
  9. toptom

    toptom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Show us! :)
     
  10. Solsalia

    Solsalia Out Of The Brooder

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    Good Ol Rocky Mountains!
    I will get an older picture but that's her youngin picture in my profile :)
     

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