What is a good "guard dog"?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by M To The Maxx, Nov 7, 2009.

  1. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

    Jul 24, 2009
    Lutz,FL
    I can't find the post I found it on before. I can't remember. I was thinking it was a Guinea. If it is, what makes a Guinea a good "guard dog"?
     
  2. moduckman

    moduckman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When something out of the ordinary happens, they will cackle and let you know something is up.
     
  3. ScoobyRoo

    ScoobyRoo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 21, 2008
    Land of OZ
    I plan on getting some next year. There is a hatchery about 10 miles from me and I would like to get at least 6. Most order hatchery says you have to get anywhere from 15-25 depending where you buy. I don't want that many! There is a hatchery in OK that sells a min. of 10 may go that route depending on variety.
     
  4. silkydragon

    silkydragon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    henry if there is a hatchery 10miles away from you you should be able to pick them up and not have to get the minumum amount
     
  5. horseyjess

    horseyjess Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Gunieas arent bad watch dogs but I had a male goose that was a watch dog with a nasty bite lol. If anything was out of the ordinary he was letting you know. If anyone strange was at the barn they would get bit!!
     
  6. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    and here I thought this was going to be a thread out Great Pyrennes
     
  7. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    Quote:[​IMG]
    When the duck takes a dip - they'll shreeek.
    When the horse rolls in the pasture - they'll shreeeek
    When the goat gets up from lying down - they'll shreeek
    When a child goes outside - they'll shreeek
    When they're just bored - they'll shreek
    When the sun comes up or down or a cloud goes over - they'll shreeek....

    you get the picture. I have 6, you want them? [​IMG]
     
  8. ScoobyRoo

    ScoobyRoo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 21, 2008
    Land of OZ
    Quote:I plan on it if they have the colors I want. On a side note I also do 'not want to go' there because of what we have seen when we picked up our very first pullets last year. Not a pretty sight. [​IMG]
     
  9. ScoobyRoo

    ScoobyRoo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 21, 2008
    Land of OZ
    Quote:[​IMG]
    When the duck takes a dip - they'll shreeek.
    When the horse rolls in the pasture - they'll shreeeek
    When the goat gets up from lying down - they'll shreeek
    When a child goes outside - they'll shreeek
    When they're just bored - they'll shreek
    When the sun comes up or down or a cloud goes over - they'll shreeek....

    you get the picture. I have 6, you want them? [​IMG]

    Are they REALLY that bad?? And six was what I was aiming for. Maybe it is the number.[​IMG]
     
  10. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    Henry'schickens :

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    When the duck takes a dip - they'll shreeek.
    When the horse rolls in the pasture - they'll shreeeek
    When the goat gets up from lying down - they'll shreeek
    When a child goes outside - they'll shreeek
    When they're just bored - they'll shreek
    When the sun comes up or down or a cloud goes over - they'll shreeek....

    you get the picture. I have 6, you want them? [​IMG]

    Are they REALLY that bad?? And six was what I was aiming for. Maybe it is the number.[​IMG]

    [​IMG] Mine have just started irritating me because they pick on the chickens, chase the chickens away from the treats or off the roost, they're just really mean.
    Could be because I have 5 males and one 1 female - bad numbers right there.
     

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