Guinea Folw and Turkeys

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by SED, Mar 4, 2011.

  1. SED

    SED Songster

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    How well do Guinea Fowl and Turkeys get along. I would like to get some but they would probably need to go in with the turkeys. Thanks!
     
  2. sawmane1

    sawmane1 Songster

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    turkeys will eat anything so be warned
     
  3. DebbieF

    DebbieF Chirping

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    Quote:My turkeys and guineas do well together. They mostly ignore each other, except for a turkey hen and guinea hen that have been friends for the last 2 years. They often hang out together.
     
  4. Pinky

    Pinky Songster

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    I was wondering if turkeys would get along with guineas [​IMG]
     
  5. arherp

    arherp Songster

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    They get along fine. Like was previously mentioned, they ignore each other for the most part.
     
  6. Korben42

    Korben42 Hatching

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    I have a tom and used to have three turkey hens. When the guineas were old enough to let outside they decided one of the hen was their leader and followed it everywhere. Making all sorts of noise when they lost sight of her. Of course, this is the hen that was killed, so they took up with another one and when that one vanished they took up with the last hen. They don't follow this one quite as much as the first 'mother'. For the most part the tom ignores the guineas. At least so far as I've observed.
     
  7. My pet turkey Imelda is penned right now with a pair of guineas. She seems to think they are her babies. Before she had adopted some Silkie bantam chickens but they died in cat-related violence. I don't know what the guineas think about it, though. I hope they aren't inhibited from mating because 'Mom' is in the room.
     
  8. cgmccary

    cgmccary Songster

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    My Turkeys and Guineas get along fine. They don't seem to pay any attention to each other. 4 turkeys (2 Toms and 2 hens) & 14 Guineas and they are all out together foraging during the day and in and out of the coop.
     
  9. poultryfan73

    poultryfan73 Songster

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    Quote:same thing happened with my turkeys... the turkeys could never keep up though [​IMG]
     
  10. millersdawn616

    millersdawn616 In the Brooder

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    Quote:oh yoa not a problem in the winter months the guineas use the giant turkeys as like blankets lol. i have a broody royal palm ind the guinea hens will walk rit up to her and lay with her lol its the cutest thing!!! ive never had eny problems with the hen turkeys and hen guineas getting along or the toms and male guineas getting along.
     

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