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Are these Chocolate Guineas?

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by nurse_turtle, Oct 16, 2012.

  1. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Songster

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    A friend of mine purchased what she is calling chocolate guineas. I don't think they are, but didn't say anything to her unless I'm sure, which I'm not. What do you guys think?


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  2. PeepsCA

    PeepsCA Crowing

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    No, they are way way too light. Too light to be Blondes as well.
    They look like Buffs to me, but I can't see if there is partial pearling on the flank area or not.


    This is one of my (sun bleached) Chocolates, this is about as light as they get in my flocks.
    Flank feathers stay dark year round.


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  3. prairie

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    Those are gorgeous -- whatever color they are [​IMG]
     
  4. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Songster

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    Every time I try to correct my chicken "friends" they get offended. I've been called a know it all and a mean one at that. I would want to know if I got what I paid for. Of course, when I'm looking to buy something I'm unfamiliar with, I research it first to ensure I know what I'm buying. Should I say anything or not?
     
  5. punk-a-doodle

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    Sure, just word it kindly, and think of how you would want to be told were you in the same situation.
     
  6. KrisH

    KrisH Songster

    Some people can't handle the truth. or at least don't want to hear it.

    I correct some people and others I don't. if I sense they are not interested in my information, they can learn the hard way.

    RobertH
     
  7. nothingbutbirds

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    Some people can't handle the truth.  or at least don't want to hear it.  

    I correct some people and others I don't.  if I sense they are not interested in my information, they can learn the hard way.

    RobertH
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    u are so right, some people are just to stuborn for their own good
     

  8. nothingbutbirds

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    i agree they r deffenitly to light to be choclate but still very pretty
     
  9. Hello:

    They look like my three buff birds. But hey, who really cares ? A Guinea is a Guinea no matter what color they are ! They are crazy, dumb, flighty, indignant and terribly amusing.
    I would just tell this person: Welcome to the wacky world of the Guinea bird.
     
  10. prairie

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    crazy, dumb, flighty, indignant and terribly amusing.

    Now this is a great description!! Love my birds!
     

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