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Hapee Chicks

For all the work of raising these guineas over 3 months I would caution you they are NOT SMART. I did every good thing I read about for them. they were cooped for 2 months and a half. they were given plenty of millet seed to make them come home to roost. when they wouldn't come back into the coop I even put a small flashlight inside as I had read. Guineas are not very bright. They ran all over at dusk. I netted 2 back into the coop. When I tried to catch more, they ran under the barbed wire fence out into the pasture. Around 10 pm the coyotes made dinner out of five!

For all the work of raising these guineas over 3 months I would caution you they are NOT SMART.
I did every good thing I read about for them.
they were cooped for 2 months and a half.
they were given plenty of millet seed to make them come home to roost.
when they wouldn't come back into the coop I even put a small flashlight inside as I had read.
Guineas are not very bright.
They ran all over at dusk.
I netted 2 back into the coop.
When I tried to catch more, they ran under the barbed wire fence out into the pasture.
Around 10 pm the coyotes made dinner out of five!
Hapee Chicks, Oct 8, 2015

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