Will they be nicer w/o the males?

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by secuono, Sep 21, 2011.

  1. secuono

    secuono Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 29, 2010
    Virginia
    Ugh, the guineas went after a white hen yesterday. Had to scoop her up before she got whacked. I'm still not sure the hens know what's going on, they are the last in the chase. Other than the bigger wattles, how else do you sex guineas? I know about the call, but unless I do that one on one, I still don't know who made what noise. They are, idk, 4 or 5mo old, not seeing any feather difference.
    Anyway, if I get rid of the boys, will the hens that are left leave the poor chickens alone?? I think the boy guineas pick on the chickens that look like a roo, but also do not fight back with them, as in a subordinate roo.
    What should I do?

    Gonna sell off two of the 3 males. Maybe I can find new females to add instead.
     
    Last edited: Sep 30, 2011

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