Biting Guinea

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by The Red Rooster, Aug 16, 2011.

  1. The Red Rooster

    The Red Rooster Poultry Observer

    I know guinea's are wild unless you tame them as keets, but our guinea got aggressive after we sold some of the guinea's. Is it normal?

  2. racuda

    racuda Songster

    Oct 1, 2008
    North Carolina
    That one is female. Maybe she has a nest nearby?
  3. The Red Rooster

    The Red Rooster Poultry Observer

    Quote:Well I think its a male. He dosn't make the "Buckweat" sound like the guinea hens do:)
  4. PeepsCA

    PeepsCA Crowing

    Mar 28, 2011
    BFE, CA
    He may be frustrated if you sold his mate (or mates), and also since some of the flock is now gone the whole pecking order is going to be re-established... some birds that move up to the Alpha position go a little over board. Being that it's breeding season hopefully he settles down once he secures his position in the pecking order. Until then... a hose is a simple little reminder of who's boss and that too much aggression is unacceptable [​IMG]

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