Broody hen in the coop and 2 guinea eggs in the incubator?

So here’s my dilemma. I had two broody hens and two successful eggs hatched under one of them, they are 19 days old today. The other broody hen wasn’t successful at hatching anything but she’s still very broody! I did have extra eggs under her for another week or so but non successful.
So I have 2, 17 day old Unhatched guinea eggs in an incubator, I’m not sure if I should pop them under my hen and let her raise them from now on? Maybe for the next 11 days, or is it too risky?
How long is the bond between the chicks and mother and will these two Guineas eventually join the the free roaming flock of Guineas? I think the Guineas will be better off outside in a coop brooder with the hens myself but I don’t want to risk loosing the un hatches keets?
 

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I would keep them in the incubator.
If they are grown independent, they will be less attached to chickens and more attached to the other guinea keets.
 

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