Guinea Starter Feed

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by JustChicky, Jan 23, 2009.

  1. JustChicky

    JustChicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 5 keet in with my 20 chicks. I've been reading that they are supposed to eat the higher protein gamebird starter. Mine are eating chick starter.

    Has anyone raised them with their chicks, eating the same chick starter? I want to raise them together.
     
  2. Marlinchaser

    Marlinchaser Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine were raised with same starter as the chicks
     
  3. cw

    cw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    can i ask where you got your keets this time of year
     
  4. JustChicky

    JustChicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks. We aren't going to eat them, (I don't know if that is why they say to give them the higher protein feed?) so good, I'm glad they will be fine.
     
  5. JustChicky

    JustChicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I got them at the feed store. They came in today with the chicks he ordered. He gets them from Ideal. I don't know what kind they are, well I know they aren't white, pied or lavender [​IMG].
     
  6. cw

    cw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they are probably he big french ones i ordeded some for my wires valentines days gift and the french is all they have in season are they good looking keets?
     
  7. JustChicky

    JustChicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think they are cute. They are about the same size as the chicks. They sure are busy! These are the first I've seen.
     
  8. cw

    cw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i bet so
     
  9. JustChicky

    JustChicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you have any? Or have you had any?
     
  10. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    The gist of it is that guineas will grow larger, to their full potential, with the higher protein game bird starter. They will do fine on chick starter, though they may be a bit smaller than they would be on the game bird feed. It can be a challenge having chickens and guineas together as chicks.
     

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