Chickens and Guineas

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Jennymooney, Dec 16, 2016.

  1. Jennymooney

    Jennymooney New Egg

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    Just joined after browsing info on my guineas I have 5 and there is tons I don't know. Thanks
     
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - great that you have joined us. We never stop learning - with almost half a million members, from all over the world, there's always something new going on. Please make yourself at home here with us.

    Best wishes
    CT
     
  3. N F C

    N F C dem crazy bones Premium Member

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    That's one of the fun things about raising poultry, there's always something new to learn.

    Thanks for joining us!
     
  4. RodNTN

    RodNTN Following Jesus

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG] I am glad you joined us!
     
  5. Jennymooney

    Jennymooney New Egg

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    I just found one of my guineas dead with just his head missing. There was a struggle cause there were lots of feathers in one spot near his body. What predator would kill them and just take the head.
     
  6. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

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    Hello there, and my warmest welcome to Backyard Chickens! I am so glad you decided to join the community and I do hope you will make yourself at home here! :frow

    I have heard that mink and owls take heads. I have found many a baby rabbit dead in the woods with the head missing.
     
  7. Flock Master64

    Flock Master64 Overrun With Chickens

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    Hello Jenny :frow welcome to Backyard Chickens.

    Sorry you lost one I if your Guineans :( I'd go with CuzChickens. It does sound like an owl.
     
  8. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under Jennymooney [​IMG] Welcome!

    I am so sorry to hear of your loss [​IMG]

    I hope you enjoy BYC. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun. Unlike non chicken loving friends, family and colleagues, BYC’ers never tire of stories or pictures that feature our feathered and non feathered friends [​IMG]
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Sorry you lost a bird to predators. I think Owls only attack after dusk. If it was earlier in the day, something else probably got him. You can also post on the "predator threads," where they may have advice on how to prevent another attack. [​IMG]
     

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