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Can you add in Guinea hens??

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by fuzzy8, Apr 13, 2016.

  1. fuzzy8

    fuzzy8 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I'm getting 4 ducks and 3 chickens may 18th. A friend of mine is trying to talk me into 2 Guinea hens. My run is going to be 20x20 completely fenced in. My coop is 6x7 x 6 heigh. I have a perch in it for the chickens. And 2 12x12 roost boxes on the wall. Will the work for Guinea hens? Do I have enough room? What to expect or know. I'm new to this
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Sits With Chickens Premium Member

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    I would ask in the guinea forum. I do think I read they can get aggressive with other species and they need room to roam.
     
  3. fuzzy8

    fuzzy8 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I did, no response yet. I herd they like to roam a lot
     
  4. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Sits With Chickens Premium Member

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    Sorry, I haven't owned them, they are too noisy for me, and I have turkeys. I guess you will find out. Wish I had a good answer for you.
     
  5. fuzzy8

    fuzzy8 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The noise doesn't bother me, but I think I'm just going to get two more chickens insted
     

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