Guineas

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Yemimah, Feb 12, 2017.

  1. Yemimah

    Yemimah In the Brooder

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    How do you add them to a flock of chickens? The guineas are juveniles and so are my chickens.
     

  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

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    This is my first year of having guineas and my young guineas and young chickens were they same age. I found that the guineas were kind of flock-minded and pretty much avoided the chickens. As they have gotten older the guineas have gotten so they kind of roust the chickens but there is never any bullying. I think if both species have space to be apart you should not have any problems.
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - glad that redsoxs was able to help - I have no clue about guineas.

    All the best
    CT
     
  5. N F C

    N F C phooey! Premium Member Project Manager

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  6. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

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    Hello there, and my warmest welcome to the flock! I am quite pleased you decided to join us, please pull up a chair and make yourself at home here! I hope you enjoy it here as much as I have! :frow

    ~Cuz
     
  7. Yemimah

    Yemimah In the Brooder

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    Well I had sucess! There is peace in the coop and I am relieved. When I first let the guineas go in the coop the roosters (2) both attacked both the male and the female. I had to take the most aggresive RIR rooster and put him in a separate cage inside the coop! But now everyone one is behaving. Whew! I even woke up early that next morning expecting a full on rodeo. I did not mind that the storm passed.[​IMG]
     

  8. KikisGirls

    KikisGirls Reading. Must read more. Premium Member Project Manager

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    Welcome to BYC and congrats on keeping our peace! lol
     
  9. jardin rustique

    jardin rustique Hatching

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    Guineas are lovely fowl. I wouldn't think of being without them
     

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