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

    Mar 2, 2014
    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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