Guinea is being mean to my hens

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by turtlemh, Sep 26, 2016.

  1. turtlemh

    turtlemh Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 3 Guineas 7 hens and one rooster. I have one guinea who is kinda a jerk. He chases the hens around and pecks at them. I just moved them all to the coop yesterday was hoping that would help but not much. He only does it if he's at the feeder or waterer and wants it all to himself. Anything I can do to stop this? I yell and clap like a crazy person when it happens and I get the what look.
     
  2. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    The only effective solution I've found are pinless peepers. The guineas like to try and police the other birds.
     
  3. turtlemh

    turtlemh Out Of The Brooder

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    How the heck would you put those on? I tried to pick my mean guinea up to transfer it to the coop outside. It acted like I was trying to kill it. Flying and pooping all over my basement (that's where my brooder was). It was screaming so loud my one dog ran away and hid in a corner of the house.
     
  4. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop


    You need application pliers. They go on easy if you use those. Guineas are wild birds, I've only ever had a single tame one.
     
    Last edited: Sep 29, 2016

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