New member from Comanche, Texas

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Lots of Birds, Oct 6, 2013.

  1. Lots of Birds

    Lots of Birds New Egg

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    [​IMG]Hi from Texas, we have 5 boar goats, 1 donkey 35 hens, 4 roosters, 1 turkey, and 10 guineas. Glad to be here. I have a question about guineas. I have had chickens for a long time now but I am new to guineas. I have 10 guineas 3 months old they run free during the day and we put them up at night, the flock has picked one female out that the rest of the flock does not like. They will not let her into the coop at night and peck at her when she tries to join the rest of the flock. Is this common?? How do I stop this behavior?? I got them all at 1 day old and they have been all together since.
     
  2. write2caroline

    write2caroline Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Glad you joined us!

    Post your question on the guinea tab under other backyard poultry. I am not familiar with Guineas however, they may be sensing something you are not seeing like a health issue or she may just be lowest in the pecking order.

    Caroline
     
  3. AK Baha

    AK Baha Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  5. boskelli1571

    boskelli1571 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] welcome from NY state, Sue
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  7. topdycke

    topdycke Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome! Also come and check in on the Texas thread. Would love to hear about your birds. You might also search Yinepu as she is knowledgeable about guineas.
     
  8. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us! It's been many years since we kept Guineas so I'm afraid I can't tell you, but ask in the Guinea Fowl section. I'm sure someone there will be able to help. I see you mentioned goats. You may also enjoy our sister site, www.BackYardHerds.com. Enjoy and good luck with your guineas!
     
  9. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! I don't have any guineas but in chickens there is always one who is on the bottom of the pecking order. Good luck to you.
     
  10. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     

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