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? about my keets

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by J3172, Jul 9, 2010.

  1. J3172

    J3172 Songster

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    I ordered some keets from ideal and my three pearl are much bigger then my two lavender, do you think this is because they sent me the giant french guineas instead?
     
  2. CoopCrazy

    CoopCrazy Brooder Boss

    Mar 3, 2009
    Columbus,IN
    Hoping someone will chime in.. I know with some animals certain colors will be larger due to the selective breeding to get said color...
     
  3. robin416

    robin416 Songster

    Feb 6, 2007
    Cynthia found out from some place that the pearls are larger than the other colors for the most part.
     
  4. J3172

    J3172 Songster

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    really, that doesn't sound right at all, but it would explain it. I'll try to put picks up.
     
  5. Finn's Mom

    Finn's Mom Songster

    While we are talking about size, does anyone have any information on size and weight of your average pearl and at what age they are considered fully grown? Perhaps vs. other colored guineas or even french guineas? I've read a bunch, but it dawns on me I've never come across any specs on the them.
     
  6. bald k9

    bald k9 Songster

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    try frits farm they have alot of info and color chart etc ,
     
  7. It's possible that your pearls are a couple of days older than your lavenders. We have both colors and in general they seem to be about the same size, with a couple of them larger/smaller than the rest of the flock.
     
  8. robin416

    robin416 Songster

    Feb 6, 2007
    Quote:Ask her about it, she can tell you where she found that info. BTW, Cynthia is speckledhen.

    I have a pure lavender flock so I can not say one way or the other. But I do remember her talking about how her pearl was so much bigger than the other colors she had.
     

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