guinea close to lay?

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by farmerChef, Oct 25, 2011.

  1. farmerChef

    farmerChef Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is there a way to tell if a guinea is close to laying? Mine are about 18 weeks old. Or would they lay this close to winter? I've heard guineas are more seasonal than chickens? What knid of nest setup should I have for them, on the ground or off the ground, etc?
     
  2. SassyKat6181

    SassyKat6181 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine started laying at 14 weeks old here in Massachusetts. They have just stopped laying for the season this past week.
     
  3. GuineaLady93

    GuineaLady93 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My guineas stopped laying a week or two ago so I doubt they will way until next spring.
    I would set there nest area on the ground.
     

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