Being raised by a bantam!

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by Janah, Oct 29, 2011.

  1. Janah

    Janah In the Brooder

    Jul 23, 2011
    I have four Guinea chicks. They have been raised by a Pekin bantam hen. All has gone well so far though she has been alarmed by their insistance on flying to the highest point to roost at night. She has managed to keep at least two at ground level.

    They are kept in a 12' x 12' horse stable. My husband has solved the problem by putting a branch up to the rafters and she now climbs all the way to the top and they look so cute as she insists on wrapping her wings round the two she can reach!

  2. allidew2

    allidew2 In the Brooder

    Jul 6, 2011
    Upstate South Carolina
    Awwwww! [​IMG] Could you possibly post a pic of her with her two 'babies' under her wings? Sounds SO sweet. She's such a good mother.
  3. artsyrobin

    artsyrobin Artful Wings

    Mar 1, 2009
    Muskogee OK
    that is so neat- i was trying to figure out how my silkie mama could do that with her keets....

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