Are game birds good for flock protectors?

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by chickenchick98, Feb 7, 2017.

  1. chickenchick98

    chickenchick98 In the Brooder

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    Could i get a game bird from a hatchery with the same amount of gamenes? I want a bird that will go after people.. people have been breaking into my yard and trying to get to the coop.
     
  2. SunHwaKwon

    SunHwaKwon Crowing

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    From what I have heard, geese are the best deterrent and some breeds can be quite aggressive. Guineas will also yell at anyone venturing into their property, though in my experience they won't really "attack". Can you put locks on your coops/run, just in case?
     
  3. Percheron chick

    Percheron chick Crowing

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    Game birds are going to run the other way. Geese and guineas will make a racket but they won't keep someone out who wants in. Locks and a big dog.
     
  4. chickenchick98

    chickenchick98 In the Brooder

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    I can't have gease or guinea hens where im at.
     
  5. jaybud

    jaybud Chirping

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    I actually have a game fowl/brown leghorn rooster that is pretty protective of his flock. Anytime anyone or animals gets close to the yard he warns everyone. On occasion he has tried to spur me when I try to pick up a hen. I know it might be a crap shoot to find one but I can tell ya they'll protect.
     

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