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Where to buy Guineas?

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by ukrkoz, Mar 9, 2015.

  1. ukrkoz

    ukrkoz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 30, 2014
    Dear collegues

    We live in Seattle area and found it hard to purchase Guineas. No one has them locally. I am not sure what would be a good source for them? They appear to be seasonal hatchers, nothing is available till june. Maybe May, late May.

    Does anyone know GOOD place to buy them? With personal experience?
    Should it be in WA or N OR, even better, we can simply drive there. Lazy Farm in OR is out of question, I saw very bad reviews on them.

    Thank you
  2. popsicle

    popsicle Chillin' With My Peeps

    I know people that have had them shipped from the hatcheries (any of the big ones that sell guineafowl) with no problems. However, as you mentioned, they are seasonal layers and I don't know if even Ideal in TX will be hatching before June.
  3. ukrkoz

    ukrkoz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 30, 2014
    Yeah, best online I could find is late May. They apparently hatch for 6 months and are done. But I don't want to order from some Joe Shmo. Hope someone has good experience to share.
    Curious how they'd do with chickens. Said to get along fine.
  4. buckbye

    buckbye Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 14, 2012
    JM hatchery sells them year-round.

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