need help finding how many guinea's to get for my farm

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by marcus connor, Nov 21, 2014.

  1. marcus connor

    marcus connor Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i need some guinea's because i have 17 chickens and going to get goats and need a around the clock watch dogs and what is a good site that does not have minimum to buy like 15 minimum you know what im talking about and if then could not clip there wings
    so they can fly around and away from pests thanks.
     
  2. red horse ranch

    red horse ranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Most people start out with a minimum of 6 guineas but if you have room then 10 or more would be better.
    Guineas are getting popular all over the country and finding a local source would be your best bet. Ask around at feed stores to see who has them in your area. Check on Craig's List and possibly even put a 'guineas wanted' ad there. Good luck! [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  3. GuineaFowling

    GuineaFowling Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Where are you located I have month old keets
     
  4. marcus connor

    marcus connor Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i live in the piney woods region in texas
     
  5. GuineaFowling

    GuineaFowling Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Darn. I live in california.

    Well, I hope you find some keets.
    Good Luck!
     
  6. tomingreeneco

    tomingreeneco Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Most of the major hatcheries sell them. I started out with a 12 pack of assorted keets. I now have 35 guineas (they hatch out some for me every year). If you have chickens you should really have 10 or more. With fewer they will sometimes fight with the chickens.
    With more they just fight among themselves [​IMG]. Good Luck!
     

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