Shhhhh don't tell them they aren't chickens!

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by Jackie B., Oct 8, 2011.

  1. Jackie B.

    Jackie B. Paris Mtn. Eggs

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    My guineas will let me pick them up and take treats from my hand. Do NOT tell them they are actually supposed to be crazed maniacs and run for dear life from me! Here they are thinking they're one of the gals...

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  2. SassyKat6181

    SassyKat6181 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have one guinea that was raised with chickens and he is pretty friendly. My other 10 guineas that were raised by themselves are maniacs. [​IMG] I even tried once to put the single guinea with the flock figuring he would want to be with his own kind and he paced up and down the run all day wanting to be let back in.
     
  3. daver

    daver Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. Jackie B.

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    They tried to roost once on top of the coop and have scared the crap out of the mail lady sitting on the deck railings and losing their minds as she turns areound [​IMG] but other than that, they've pretty much behaved like my chickens. And I LOVE it.
     
  5. birdygal

    birdygal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I wish my guinea would not be so afraid of me. Most of my chickens are pretty tame, but I try to throw him bread and he scatters in fear.
     
  6. terrilhb

    terrilhb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wild Maniacs sounds right to me. They are crazy. But I love them. They keep you on your toes. LOL
     
  7. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    Jackie, they are beautiful! What's your secret? How did you raise them to be so friendly. I may buy some guineas next spring....and I really like all my birds to be friendly.

    Sharon
     

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