Male/female guinea fowl ratio

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by cference, Jan 19, 2014.

  1. cference

    cference Out Of The Brooder

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    I recently found out we have 6 male and only 1 female guinea, is this a big problem?
     
  2. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Yes, when Spring hits and those boys start feeling frisky your poor hen will be in trouble. And there will likely be lots of fighting. You'll need to get a bunch more hens or rehome or butcher those extra cocks. Good luck.
     
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  3. ChickenCurt

    ChickenCurt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It could be, my guineas do fine paired up but that many boys vying for one girls attention doesn't sound healthy for her or the competing males
     
  4. cference

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