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Guinea Fowl

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by jake1, Oct 9, 2012.

  1. jake1

    jake1 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi, I am very interested in this website. I've noticed alot of information on poultry. Although I don't have any chickens, I do raise guinea fowl for our own pleasure and for the tick problem. I don't have much time right at the moment (at work) but later on I want to explore the website for any help with guines and hopefully be able to help others. Jake1
     
  2. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    :frow & :welcome from Alabama. Glad you joined us. When you get a chance, check out the Guinea Fowl section - lots of great info and helpful guinea owners hang out there :thumbsup
     
  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, jake1, and [​IMG]! Happy you joined us! I have thought a lot about guinea fowl but haven't yet made the move. I'm afraid that the first time I let them range I will never see them again. Good luck to you!!
     
  4. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  5. jake1

    jake1 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi redsoxs, Guinea's are great!! You have to train them to come back. When they are keets we keep them confined for 6 weeks in a brooder and every time we feed them we shake a can of rocks. When they are older they go in to the coop for a few weeks and we shake the can. Now they are about 9-10 weeks old and are allowed to free range. They are all let out at 7:30 in the a.m. and by 4:30 they are back. We shake a can of rocks and they all come running like crazy and go into the coop. Very cool to see!! Good tick control and good watch dogs. Thanks for the welcome and hope this gets to you. This seems a little confusing, but I haven't had a chance to explore all the websites. Jake1
     
  6. jake1

    jake1 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the info, and welcome! When I get home and have more time I will check it all out.
     
  7. jbirds2012

    jbirds2012 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yay !!! another guinea lover :)
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  8. Red Barn Farms

    Red Barn Farms ~Friendly Fowl~

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    Hello and welcome to BYC from Kentucky!



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  9. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  10. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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