French Guineas

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by poultryfan73, May 12, 2010.

  1. poultryfan73

    poultryfan73 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was at the feed store and i was offered 5 french guineas. I have a trio of regular guinea fowl... i took the 5. Can french guineas breed on their own? Should i be concerned about anything?
     
  2. poultryfan73

    poultryfan73 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    anyone?
     
  3. beerman

    beerman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    From what I know about the french, they drink wine not water.
    Sorry couldn't help it [​IMG]
     
  4. TurkeyMountainChickens

    TurkeyMountainChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So far as I can tell, they are just larger - about 2 lbs heavier. I would expect that they would socialize & breed with other guineas if given the chance. I don't have any experience with this, though.
     
  5. poultryfan73

    poultryfan73 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay i could use bigger birds in my flock so thats a good thing. [​IMG]
     
  6. Randy

    Randy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've read that you are supposed to AI if you want to have a good hatch rate. I have a mixed flock and have been having good hatch rates but it may be the regular roos that are getting the job done.
     

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