Should I add Guineas in with my Buff Orpington Chicks?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by jlgoinggreen, Oct 2, 2009.

  1. jlgoinggreen

    jlgoinggreen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi,
    We've been thinking of getting Guineas. We have 20 Buff Orpington chicks that are 1 week and 3 days old. The Guineas, we've been told, are 3 weeks old. We are not sure if we will take one or two and thinking of adding them to the brooder with our chicks. We are hoping they will become a big happy family. [​IMG]

    Is this possible? Do you think they would harm our chicks or vice versa?
     
  2. Steve_of_sandspoultry

    Steve_of_sandspoultry Overrun With Chickens

    We have raised them together and not had any problems.

    Steve in NC
     
  3. that_crazy_lady

    that_crazy_lady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they should get along just fine, I've had them together.
    there is a really good book called Gardening with Guineas, it has helped me so much. you mite want to take a look at it
     
  4. jlgoinggreen

    jlgoinggreen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you.
     

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