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My first Guineas!!!

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by CaitlinM, Aug 25, 2016.

  1. CaitlinM

    CaitlinM Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Finally after what feels like forever ... My Olive egger hen hatched 2chicks and 9 ginueas!!! They are so tiny and so fast!!!
     
  2. CityKidChickens

    CityKidChickens Out Of The Brooder

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    That Is Great!!! I am so happy for you. I just got 2 9 to 10 week old guineas. They are very aggressive I have heard when entered in with other birds it wasn't raised with.
     
  3. pattyhen

    pattyhen Chicks Ducks oh my

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    Welcome to the world of guineas. I've read that when a chicken raises the guineas they are better behaved then when they are in a brooder or raised by a guinea. I have 2 guineas and I love them. They were in a brooder and then I put them in with the chickens when they were 2 months old. They get along great with the chickens but they do chase the ducks. I think they like to tease the ducks and make them run. They don't hurt them they just run after them. My guineas have not went threw the breeding season yet and I've read they change but so far they are well behaved.
     
  4. CaitlinM

    CaitlinM Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm happy to hear that that's what I was hoping for! I was hoping to hatch out a few more chicks but hopefully the hen will help them to be calmer
     

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