Can they be with guineas?

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by 9farmgirl9, Jun 21, 2011.

  1. 9farmgirl9

    9farmgirl9 Songster

    May 1, 2011
    Jasper, Mo
    Ok i no they can get diseases from chickens but can i put guineas with them? The peas are 3 weeks and the guineas are 2weeks. I have 2 peas and 8 guineas. Right now i just moved my peas into the garage in a pin, my silkies are in there--free range, but the peas are in a pin. And the keets are in a box with a heat lamp in my room. And i was just wondering if i could put them together?
  2. ColbyNTX

    ColbyNTX Songster

    May 2, 2009
    Woods, TX
    I use guinea keets to train my turkeys and peachicks how to eat and drink for the first few days but then I seperate them because the guineas are just so jumpy and require different feed from peachicks. 20% for peachicks & 28% for keets.
  3. zazouse

    zazouse Crowing

    Sep 7, 2009
    Southeast texas
    I was told on here to feed my peas a high pro diet like turkeys and guineas for the first 6 weeks then bump it down to 20 percent to prevent leg problems.

    i have raise keets with geese, chicks and ducks and they have done great.
    Don't see why ya could not have them with the peas [​IMG]
  4. bandbaustin

    bandbaustin Songster

    May 21, 2009
    Valparaiso, IN
    I have guineas that run with my free range birds, just peafowl and guineas though no free range chickens here
  5. ColbyNTX

    ColbyNTX Songster

    May 2, 2009
    Woods, TX
    Quote:Hey ZAZ,

    Doug at D&M told me 20% from day 1 and Steve the UPA pres told me 28% for the first few days gives them a good jump then down to 20%. I really trust these guys so that's what I do. I'm sure it is fine the way you are doing it also. As many different birds as you have, it would be tough to do any special diets!

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