guinea

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by kylestow, Feb 27, 2017.

  1. kylestow

    kylestow Just Hatched

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    So my baby chicks are now 1 month old mini chickens. I have lost 1 out of 11 to a snake and have been told guineas are good to help keep predators away. Is this true and would it be ok to introduce 3 to my flock or would I need to wait till they get a little bigger in size
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Sits With Chickens Premium Member

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    Guinea are loud and will alarm call when they see something they don't like. They won't protect your chickens. I prefer a good rooster to loud obnoxious guinea.
     
  3. kylestow

    kylestow Just Hatched

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    I know that about them we would just like to add some and am curious if it would be ok to add an odd number because we read that they mate for life
     
  4. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Sits With Chickens Premium Member

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    I would maybe ask in the guinea forum, I don't have that answer unfortunately.
     

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