Guinea behavior...

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by secuono, Sep 1, 2011.

  1. secuono

    secuono Songster

    May 29, 2010
    So, my 5 have been jumping up on the well house roof and calling out like they've lost their noodles. Why are they doing this? It's more annoying than anything, since they could jump down to the duck side and then to the dogs = dead birds.
  2. cracking up

    cracking up Songster

    Jul 29, 2009
    So Cal
    It's sort of anybodies guess but I would be looking around the area to see if there is a nest they're bragging about. Check under any bushes or behind boards.
  3. livenwpeeps

    livenwpeeps Chirping

    Jun 6, 2011
    King William
    Mine get on the shed and scream bloody murder for no appartent reason. I think they just like to hear themselves talk. But I also think it's normal guinea behavior because when I walk away like it's nothing they stop yelling and get down off the shed and go about their own business.
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  4. jcatblum

    jcatblum Songster

    Oct 27, 2010
    Cement, OK
    I am sure the guineas have a good reason. Something very important, like the wind was must have been blowing.
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  5. secuono

    secuono Songster

    May 29, 2010
    I've already realized this is normal and that Guineas I was just wondering if others did this and if anyone knew why.
    They are very dramatic about everything, always need to be near each other and a fence between them is just torture.
  6. perchie.girl

    perchie.girl Desert Dweller

    Quote:[​IMG] [​IMG] Just like mine who would stand on the roof and when I left the house Scream at me like OMG WE ARE IN DANGER DANGER DANGER CHI CHI CHI... goof balls.
  7. PeepsCA

    PeepsCA Crowing

    Mar 28, 2011
    BFE, CA
    LOL welcome to yet another one of the joys of Guineas. Yup, lost their noodles sums it up nicely [​IMG]
    Usually here it's the males that do it most often, annoucing that they have discovered the newest best vantage point (even tho they were up there yesterday), and they are telling everybody what they see (again) [​IMG]
    When I get sick of listening to it... I get the hose [​IMG]
  8. taprock

    taprock Songster

    Nov 1, 2010
    Northern L.P. Michigan
    I was ignoring mine chi chi-ing up a storm yesterday only to discover they were having fits over a hawk and had let all the chicken know. Maybe I have been ignoring them too much lately!
  9. perchie.girl

    perchie.girl Desert Dweller

    Quote:love all them false alarms except when they are not.....
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  10. secuono

    secuono Songster

    May 29, 2010
    They saw a chicken on the unfinished fence section and joined him! Bad birds! They could of been eaten, they are so weird...

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