WOW, The mirrors work

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by guinea fowl galore, Sep 9, 2009.

  1. guinea fowl galore

    guinea fowl galore Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 12, 2009
    Australia
    well, we have been having some trouble with our guinea fowl going over to our neighbours house all the time [​IMG] and a few weeks ago i read somewhere (probably here) that you put mirrors around the place and they will stay near them. [​IMG]
    well the other day we picked up a few at the dump and just leaned them against some trees and now they have just been hanging around the mirrors all day,
    oh, i'm so glad it worked [​IMG]
     
  2. hikerchick

    hikerchick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 6, 2009
    Dover, PA
    That has GOT to be fun to watch.
     
  3. guinea fowl galore

    guinea fowl galore Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 12, 2009
    Australia
    oh it is [​IMG]
     
  4. damselfish

    damselfish Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's very cool. We have a mirror for ours and they like it but I never thought of it as a keep-home device.

    I wonder if they don't want to leave because the guineas in the mirror don't follow them...interesting.
     
  5. annaserv

    annaserv Out Of The Brooder

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    Ha, I had a full length mirror in the garage I needed to throw out. Glad I read this. I stuck it by their coup and when they went out instead of hustling off to grasshopper land, they were all lined up looking at their reflection, picking at their reflection, and peeping at their reflection. Great entertainment.
     
  6. ziggywiggy

    ziggywiggy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Unfortunately, they also like thier reflections in car windows. I have one in the freezer now because of that. I didn't think of trying mirrors to keep him off my truck. The problem reached a breaking point when he got on my neighbors truck.
     
  7. erthymom2

    erthymom2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have done this with my turkeys too growing up. they would at first ignore it then one day - bam!- they would stop and just stare!!
     
  8. cw

    cw Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 11, 2009
    green co.
    Quote:mine like there reflection in any window
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    then they showed that little trick to the rooster and he cracked the window
    fighting it
     
  9. guinea fowl galore

    guinea fowl galore Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 12, 2009
    Australia
    yeah, ours would sit at our front door all day pooing everywhere [​IMG]
    but we had to do something fast when they discoverd the neighbors front door.
     

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