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Guinea Breeding Ratio?

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by Schweiger, Jan 27, 2011.

  1. Schweiger

    Schweiger Chirping

    Dec 11, 2010
    Augusta, Ga
    Hi, I am new to guineas and I just bought a flock of year old guineas. I can tell the males from the females but what is the best breeding ratio? Do they breed in pairs only like swans or are they like chickens and I can have 1 male to 6-7 females. or can I have more than that? I mainly want to keep to males ( one for backup) and as many of the hens as possible. Any help would be great!

  2. robin416

    robin416 Songster

    Feb 6, 2007
    Guineas pair up. Some form life long bonds.

    Having more males than females is pretty much normal with a flock of Guineas. And more males means more watchers for the flock.
  3. D'Angelo N Va.

    D'Angelo N Va. Songster

    Dec 28, 2009
    Guineas pair up. Some form life long bonds.

    I did not know that....interesting. Glad to find that out now..

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