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  1. Gwynny7

    Can I use Essential Oils on myself without harming my Birds?

    I could not find a particular thread that would fit my needs, so I am posting here on random ramblings. Does anyone know if essential oils are bad for birds? I know with poultry we have to be careful to avoid anything that could affect our birds respiratory system. I am getting some...
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    My Guinea Broke a Huge Chunk Off Upper Mandible (Beak) Need Advice!

    Hello BYC! I need some more advice. One of my guineas broke a part of his upper beak off yesterday. I don't know how as I was not home at the time. I came home to find his beak covered in freshly dried blood. His upper beak is now shorter than his lower beak making eating / drinking very...
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    HELP! One of my Guinea Hens has been attacked and has a BIG gaping hole! Graphic Description/Photos

    Hello BYC! I am hoping someone can help point me in the right direction as to what antibiotic I should get for my guinea hen. She got attacked while out yesterday and my Dad say the other guineas drinking out of the "hole" in her back.  We locked her up in a big cage as soon as we saw there was...
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    Bird Broke Off Part of Toenail and the Bleeding won't STOP! Help!

    I have a male guinea who has a toenail that won't stop bleeding. One of my male guineas somehow broke part of his toenail off. We separated him from the other birds when we discovered this. I cleaned off the blood / and toe and toenail with hydrogen peroxide. I held steady pressure with...
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    HELP Guinea broke his Toenail off and it won't stop bleeding!!

    One of my male guineas somehow broke part of his toenail off. We separated him from the other birds when we discovered this. I cleaned the blood / and toe and toenail with hydrogen peroxide. I held steady pressure 2x for many minutes and I still can't stop the bleeding. I tried using the...
  6. Gwynny7

    Looking For Incubator Recommendations to Hatch Guinea Fowl Eggs

    Hello BYC, I am looking to try to incubate some of my guinea fowl eggs. I have 5 hens and they are almost laying an egg a day and the eggs are piling up rapidly. I was wondering if anyone here has hatched guinea fowl eggs and what incubator you used to do so. I saw this one at my local...
  7. Gwynny7

    Introduction

    Hello BYC! I have finally signed up for an account! I have been reading articles on and off again for months! I am raising guinea fowl, mainly for tick control. One reason we got guineas is how bad the ticks were in 2015. The second reason is I am battling chronic Lyme Disease and...
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