keeping guineas warm this winter

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by ozark hen, Oct 2, 2007.

  1. ozark hen

    ozark hen Living My Dream

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    My guineas stay inside a very large cage within a large completely wire-enclosed dog pen at night. There is no electricity anywhere near it. My chickens have a coop with electricity ran to it via entension cords right now. The coop is large and can be secured at night. We had a medical emergency run to Illinois this past Sunday and I couldn't find anyone home to see to the poultry since I knew we would not make it back home till way after dark. I worried myself sick about the poultry not being locked up. When we returned home...all were safely inside the coop including ducks and guineas!!! [​IMG] [​IMG] Now the guineas go into the coop on their own each night when the chickens go to roost. I am so happy they all get along so great as now I will not worry about the guineas being warm this winter. They will be safe and secure in with the chickens!!
     

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