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*CONTEST* Who wants to be a Guinea Mother.. MORE WinnersS ANNOUNCED

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by sweetshoplady, Apr 30, 2009.

  1. sweetshoplady

    sweetshoplady Songster

    Feb 4, 2008
    Venice, Florida
    Following the example of 2 fine BYC members, this contest is for 12 guinea eggs.


    I found my 2 guinea hens nest and took some of their eggs. One egg I believe is a turkey egg. I am sending the winner 12 guinea eggs. (i'm putting a few in my bator)

    I saw my guinea hens laying in there today, so I'm pretty sure that some of these will hatch. My guineas are lavender, and then I have a pearl hen who has a white mate.

    You may nominate someone else or yourself, but you must say why you want guineas, and possibly a turkey mutt egg.

    Contest ends at 1:00 pm tomorrow (Friday, May 1). My mother will be choosing the winner. [​IMG]
    Last edited: May 1, 2009

  2. arllcountrygirl

    arllcountrygirl lavender nutt

    Did you say Lav Guinea [​IMG] LOL!!
    I am a Lav nutt!! It is true - just look at sig line.
    I would love to have some guineas, I don't have any [​IMG]
    We live on 20 acres in AR and have a big issue with bugs and ticks, already getting them [​IMG] . I have muscovys free ranging but the goofy birds think that they have to follow us around. Of course our 9 yr old DD thinks she has to carry them around and give out treats to them, now she has hubby doing it [​IMG] Doesn't help with the bug problem. [​IMG]

    Someone gave me 2 eggs about a month ago but they were clear [​IMG]
    I would be truly grateful if you picked me. [​IMG]

    Thanks Amanda [​IMG]

    I think it is awesome that you are offering eggs. I will prob be doing the same thing in the next week or two, after I fill orders. BYC family is awesome [​IMG]
  3. Epona142

    Epona142 Songster

    Apr 19, 2008
    Bedias, TX
    Why do I want to be a guinea momma?

    Because of the ticks! I live eleven miles from a road, deep in beautiful forest, but the ticks are terrible!

    My poor doggies, besieged by ticks.




    Plus I think their ugly little faces are the BEST!

  4. BellLisamo

    BellLisamo Diagnosed w/ Muscovitis

    Feb 7, 2009
    Tombstone, AZ
    Holy free eggs week!!! HAHHAA. God Bless You for doing this!

    I have been searching for guineas forever here in Arizona. Seriously Arizona has hardly any poultry. My husband never cared to much for my chickens, and said he always had guineas as a kid. He liked them because to him they look like dinosaurs. Hahhaa. I would love to hatch out some guineas eggs as a surprise for him, as well as my daughter who is 4. She is in love with Poultry, Too bad its so hard to come by in Arizona.... a big desert.

    Guineas would make a wonderful addition to help keep snakes away. We saw 3 so far and I'm TERRIFIED that my daughter or son will get bit by a snake. My husband was bit by a young snake and now i'm scared for the kids.

    We need guineas as our protectors! [​IMG]
  5. MandyH

    MandyH You'll shoot your eye out!

    I had a beautiful flock but one of the neighbors killed them all. I have 3 of their eggs in the incubator now, hoping for at least a hen and a rooster!!!!! Thanks for the chance to win.
  6. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

    Jul 18, 2008
    Indiana, Pennsylvania
    I'd like some guinea eggs because guineas are something I don't have here and it'd be really great to stop dealing with THIS::::

    *last year I had 3 on me.... and brought into the home one that didnt latch on yet...*

    the wildlife would thank you too.... accidentally caught a wild rabbit in the live trap.... the whole base of her neck was welted up....we thought tumors...nope... ticks [​IMG]

    edited to add plus I need a guard-dog bird that will warn my others of danger (and every wind blown leaf) [​IMG]
    Last edited: Apr 30, 2009
  7. BackSwampGirl

    BackSwampGirl Songster

    Feb 17, 2008
    Richlands,NC 28574
    [​IMG] I would really love to have some of them .We have the most ticks and insects of all kinds down here.I am wwilling to buy soem from you.We need some badly,,,THanks so much.And I love the lavender and it really does not matter the color ,but getting the job done ios what counts,Thanks so much for your thoughts,I think you are a very special person to me.Thanks so much,Sandra

  8. kelseygirl707

    kelseygirl707 Dances with Chickens

    Mar 3, 2009
    Lakeport, Ca.
    My bator is full right now, but I would like to see them go to someone who needs them to take care of their tick problem, I know first hand what those buggars can do, I had Lyme Disease about 17 years ago when I was 5, I had to be hooked up to I.V. meds 3 times a day for 6 weeks, and it was horrible, I still suffer from permenant joint damage because it wasn't caught in time. So if Guineas can save rbamterry & Epona142 & monarc23 & BackSwampGirl from Lyme disease, then I Vote one of them gets 'em.
    Last edited: Apr 30, 2009
  9. bockbock2008

    bockbock2008 Why do they call me crazy??

    Dec 30, 2008
    Southwest Indiana
    We were just talking tonight about getting some guineas for the same reason as so many others on this board...TICKS. I found 3 on me on Saturday and 2 crawling across the floor of my daughters bedroom floor. She also had 1 stuck in her hair about a month ago and started running a fever so she was on antibiotics for 2 weeks. (not fun. she just turned 2 and figured out how to spit out her medicine). I have hatched alot of chicks this year and now have turkeys and silkies in the bator but would love to have some guineas. We have plenty of land and lots of trees for roosting.
  10. zippy11455

    zippy11455 In the Brooder

    Mar 31, 2009
    My cat has 5 to 6 ticks on him a day now. Talked with my neighbors over the weekend and they both told me they thought it was a great idea to get some guineas. Ordered a Brinsea Eco and it will be delivered on Tues. Now all I need are the eggs!

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