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?
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  2. racuda

    racuda Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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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