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Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by cracking up, Sep 11, 2011.

  1. cracking up

    cracking up Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had a guy come and buy guineas from me - He asked if I had seen a feather with a heart. He has fifty guineas and said they're hard to find. He makes jewelry out of guinea feathers. Since he left I look for hearts every morning - Here is one of my best (not nearly as good as his, but you can get the idea).[​IMG]
     
  2. GoldenSparrow

    GoldenSparrow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cool [​IMG]
     
  3. NancyP1

    NancyP1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is cool! Will have to go look for those in the am!
     
  4. birdboy508

    birdboy508 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    awesome.[​IMG]
     
  5. GuineaLady93

    GuineaLady93 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I went out and looked for one in the yard buy I didn't find one so I looked on one of my guinea and saw one on one of my Coral Blue guineas!
     
  6. cracking up

    cracking up Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When I got guineas I didn't know they had polka dotted feathers so the first time I found one I was so excited. I pick up most of the feathers I see and now I have something else to look for in them. It's another reason I like the pearls so much. I didn't know coral blues had dots - sounds pretty!
     
  7. GuineaLady93

    GuineaLady93 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I will try to take a pictures tomorrow.
     
  8. PeepsCA

    PeepsCA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Coral Blues, Royal Purples, Chocolates, Buffs etc all have some partial pearling on the wings and the lower skirt/flank areas.

    I've never noticed the hearts before, but I was checking out/comparing some flight feathers I found while walking the Guinea pasture the other day and noticed the pattern differences and that there are dog bone shaped pearls/bars on some of them, not just round pearls and straight bars... trippy!

    Does anyone know if each individual bird has it's own unique pearling pattern, kind of like how we have fingerprints?
     
    Last edited: Sep 13, 2011
  9. GuineaLady93

    GuineaLady93 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here a couple of pictures!
    The first one is my Coral Blue keet.
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    This is my Pearl keet.
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    Do you see the hearts??
     
    Last edited: Sep 13, 2011
  10. PeepsCA

    PeepsCA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I do, great pics! [​IMG]
    This is what I found in my Guinea's favorite dustbathing spots:
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    I think this means our flocks love us! [​IMG]

    Thanks for posting this thread cracking up! [​IMG]
     

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