Should I quarantine this guinea fowl from my chickens and if so, how long?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by metalman488, Aug 21, 2016.

  1. metalman488

    metalman488 Out Of The Brooder

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    So I went to go feed my chickens a couple of days ago when I noticed a guinea running up and down the opposite side of my chicken coop. I decided to get my brother to help me catch it and I made it a pen to stay in until I figure out what to do with it.
    I plan on trying to find the owner, but if I can't find the owner, I do plan on keeping it.

    My question is whether I should keep it separated from my chickens or just let it loose with my chickens in the coop.

    EDIT: I forgot to mention that it seems healthy to me, but I've never had a guinea before, so I have no idea.
     
    Last edited: Aug 22, 2016

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