Dead or asleep?

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by tashacarolina, Jun 29, 2016.

  1. tashacarolina

    tashacarolina New Egg

    Jun 29, 2016
    My family just got six guinea fowl, and last night, I checked on them and they were fine. Today, I've checked - three look dead. Like, dead dead. I'm kind of worried to touch them in case I do something wrong. Do they normally sleep through voices etc? I've been panicking loudly beside them and they haven't stirred at all.
  2. pattyhen

    pattyhen Chicks Ducks oh my

    Apr 20, 2007
    They do sleep funny when they are babies, flat down with the legs out behind them. You need to gently pick them up and check on them. If they are dead which I hope their not you need to remove them. Are they babies and do they have a light on them?
  3. redguinea

    redguinea Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 25, 2015
    Land down under
    Hi I found a forum it is called "a guinea fowl picture contest", there is a pic of a keet that looks dead but is just sleeping. Is that similar to what yours is doing? Make sure you check if they are dead or not, you don't want to leave them in there if they are dead.

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