peafowl with chickens, guineas, and geese?

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by swake, Feb 21, 2012.

  1. swake

    swake New Egg

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    New here, and dont know where this should be, so if its in the wrong spot can the admin move it please.
    Well, I am starting up my own egg farm, so what I thought. I had my mind set on raising 10 white leghorns at my grandmas and selling the eggs. Well, she wanted 2 french guineas to protect the hens, then my friend wanted 6 red rhode islands, and my sister wanted some. So needless to say I walked away from someone I had found with 36 different types of chicks, 5 french guineas, and 2 goslings. Though, 9 are going to a friend, and 12 are going to my sister.
    The question I want to know is, does peafowl get a long with french guineas, chickens, and geese?
     
  2. coleridgedane

    coleridgedane Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I sound like an adult (but don't feel like one) and suggest you take it down some. Sounds like you're going to have your hands full now. I encourage you to learn all that you can about what you do have. Try the chick threads, guinea threads (are you sure their French?) & the geese threads but start at the Learning Center & get some basics down. You'll have plenty of questions w a little bit of understanding behind them.

    I suggest you wait on peas. They're more complicated & too expensive for you to learn on. And young ones won't be available until spring anyway. It's not a good idea to pen w chickens.
     
  3. swake

    swake New Egg

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    Oops, was distracted and the French got in there by mistake.
    The geese are going to be free ranged, while the chickens shelter is coming from 3 stalls from a old horse barn, that we are building doors for them to have a large pin. I have raised chickens before but the reason for the large amount is my sister is taking 12, now one friend is taking 9, and I have a friend with a a few hens that is looking for more so he is getting 5. Leaving me with the rest. I am just really interested if it would work but by no means am I ready. Just wanted to know if it was a option.
    I am doing more research on the geese, but as far s the peas go that isn't for a long while still, if they can be with chickens.
     
  4. coleridgedane

    coleridgedane Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you are interested in French, i'd suggest jumbos instead. French have a low fertility rate & almost always need AI to be bred (according to Ralph Winter.) Jumbos can mate normally.
     

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