ratio of hens to..what's a male?

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by watchdogps, Jun 19, 2011.

  1. watchdogps

    watchdogps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok, what's a male guinea called? Can you have multiple males in one flock (free range, 3 acres)? Or, what's a good ratio?
     
  2. racuda

    racuda Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He would be a cock. As for a ratio, I like 50/50.
     
  3. perchie.girl

    perchie.girl Desert Dweller Premium Member

    Quote:Boys are Cocks girls are hens.
    Guineas in the wild pair off.
     
  4. watchdogps

    watchdogps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, that's cool! So I dont need to worry too much about that, unless I have a ton of cocks. Good to know.
     
  5. robin416

    robin416 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:With Guineas it doesn't matter if you have a lot of extra males. Once the males pair up with the existing females the other males will go off and do their thing. Most of the time that's sparring with each other or harassing the paired up males.
     

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