Can Guineas Mate With Chickens!!!!?

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by Chiko, Jan 8, 2011.

  1. Chiko

    Chiko Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 25, 2010
    Orem, Utah.
    I have 2 male guineas in my pen with my chickens and the guineas are starting to mate with my chickens succesfully [​IMG] Will it create a cross between a chicken and a guinea?
     
  2. chocolate m'scovy

    chocolate m'scovy Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. WhiteMountainsRanch

    WhiteMountainsRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    While rare, it is possible although the offspring usually don't live a long time. There is a thread on here of a cross named Miracle...
     
  4. CDennis

    CDennis Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I read that same post, I know my guineas have never attempted to to mate with the chicken flock.
     
  5. tulie13

    tulie13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If I get any guineas, and a male tries to mate with one of my hens, Sally the Speckled Sussex will kick his hiney!!! She's in charge of the flock, now. We had to get rid of our roos. [​IMG] Neighbors put up with them for OVER A YEAR and then FINALLY said they were driving them crazy and they had to go. Of course they told us this the day after Thanksgiving, and we had to worry about finding them a home over the holidays. Not fun.

    But we did find a home, they are happy! [​IMG]
     
  6. akcountrygrrl

    akcountrygrrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:OMG. Guineas would drive your neighbors crazy in no time flat!!! [​IMG]
     
  7. ILOVEFRIZZLES

    ILOVEFRIZZLES Red Roof Hens

    Feb 2, 2009
    Hamilton Ga
    yes it can happen I have one now her name is Gretchen. She is about 8 months old now. Her daddy is a Orpington and mom is a Guinea. Chicken and Guinea are not together anymore. When she hatched she was black I know something was wrong. She sound just like a baby chick. When people tour my coop the are always look for the baby chicks but it is only her.
     
  8. BlakesFarm

    BlakesFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep, guinea fowl can mate with chicken. The outcome is an ugly mut chicken. [​IMG]
     
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  9. ILOVEFRIZZLES

    ILOVEFRIZZLES Red Roof Hens

    Feb 2, 2009
    Hamilton Ga
    Quote:hey just a face only a mom can love.
     
  10. justbugged

    justbugged Head of the Night Crew for WA State

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