are they ever quiet

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by jami63, Jan 11, 2017.

  1. jami63

    jami63 Out Of The Brooder

    Oct 7, 2016
    They say as babies if they are quiet they are warm enough and fed well.Are adult guinea fowl ever be quiet?.Mine talk from the time they come off the roost until they go to bed.Is this normal or are they lacking something?I enjoy them very much but I always worry maybe I am doing something wrong.The come when called and seem healthy.
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    Guinea fowl are extremely vocal, and you haven't seen anything yet. Wait until they start mating and egg laying.
  3. R2elk

    R2elk Chicken Obsessed

    Feb 24, 2013
    Natrona County, Wyoming
    I have to agree with @sourland .

    The only time that my guineas are silent is when they are asleep. The rest of the time there is a constant quiet melodic chatter. They never seem to shut up. Then there are the alarm and mating calls and don't forget the egg song.
  4. mommaguinea

    mommaguinea Chillin' With My Peeps

    Generally - no. Even at night, it seems there are a few that are awake and letting the world know! Hens are more vocal on a regular basis than the roos.
  5. jami63

    jami63 Out Of The Brooder

    Oct 7, 2016
    Fell in love with these little monsters and want the best for them.Thanks for the input all of you.

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