Keeping A Mixed Flock

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Welshies, Jun 19, 2017.

  1. Welshies

    Welshies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 4 hens already, and a rabbit! Quite funny to watch them, as the hens are afraid of the rabbit. He pays them no mind.
    However I will be adding guinea fowl (a pair... to raise some keets.) Does anyone have experience with this?
     
  2. KoopOnTruckin

    KoopOnTruckin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have experience raising rabbits, chickens and ducks together, and it is a great experience! The rabbits do well in the coop/run (360 sq. ft. total), and lately are free-ranging with the chickens.
     
  3. Welshies

    Welshies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is what mine has been doing. I am just concerned about integrating guinea fowl:confused:
     
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    KoopOnTruckin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't think it will be much of a change. The guinea fowl seem to be more concerned with foraging, but I've never raised them so have limited experience.
     
  5. Welshies

    Welshies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We'll have to see. In the end I may even not end up getting them, honestly.
     

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