Feed for guinea keets?

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by TennesseeTruly, May 16, 2009.

  1. TennesseeTruly

    TennesseeTruly Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 5, 2009
    Church Hill, TN
    I just hatched out 5 gorgeous little guinea keets and never even thought to ask what the heck I'm supposed to feed them. UGH!

    Can they eat chick starter or do I have to go get something else for them?? They're so darn sweet!!!

    Thanks in advance!

    Laurie
     
  2. CurlyLindsay

    CurlyLindsay Out Of The Brooder

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    I was told that, like ducks, keets can't handle the medication in chick feed. I feed mine game bird starter. [​IMG]
     
  3. cw

    cw Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 11, 2009
    green co.
    i have started many a keet on medicated chick feed, and 18 % at that, not even the 20% or 22% there suppossed to have, they will be just fine, by the way congrates on the hatch
     
  4. TennesseeTruly

    TennesseeTruly Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 5, 2009
    Church Hill, TN
    Thanks! I just read to feed them medicated turkey feed. I feed non medicated chicken starter to my chickens so I'll start them on that.

    I'm so excited! These guys are so adorable.

    Laurie
     
  5. Marlinchaser

    Marlinchaser Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You can feed them whatever you are feeding the chicks if you have them with chicks, if not it is reccommended to feed them 26-28% protein either gamebird or turkey starter, depending on what is available to you.
     

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