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guinea fowl pics - post em here

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by c.wilson, Jul 30, 2008.

  1. c.wilson

    c.wilson Chillin' With My Peeps

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    if anyone has any baby, young, or adult guinea fowl please post them here..... PLEASE!!
     
  2. HidingInTheHenHouse

    HidingInTheHenHouse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here's some of mine at 5 weeks old. It's pretty hot and humid right now, so they were relaxing in their box.

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  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    I no longer own these guineas, but many BYCers from the other site know them as Radar, Dodger, Mousse and Charlotte. I miss the goofy things-they had to be rehomed.
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  4. pixiechick

    pixiechick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow, how did you get yours so tame? Ours have always been a little crazy. [​IMG]
     
  5. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    We spent lots of time with them, handled them alot, fed them by hand, etc. My alpha male, Dodger, was the friendliest.
     
  6. pixiechick

    pixiechick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Did you raise them by hand? I've only been succesful in catching them and putting them under a banty hen. The guineas just don't mother them well. Although, I do have one guinea hen who has kept her chick for over a week now. I've also never succeeded in catching them and raising them myself. I've tried with few, but they get weak and die. [​IMG]
     
  7. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    I raised these four from keet-hood (bought at feedstore-they're Ideal stock). Had them for almost six months when the attempted murder started. The guineas vs the RIR girls. It wasn't pretty and I had to choose between the guineas and the chickens. One day I may put some guinea eggs under a broody and let her tell them they're chickens, LOL.
     
  8. ThreeBoysChicks

    ThreeBoysChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thurmont, MD
    Speckledhen You are on to something with them being raised with a chicken.

    I have 5 Guinea Keets (4 weeks old now). They have been raised with chicks and ducklings. It is amazing that they have never been loud like I was warned. And when they are outside for some free-ranging, they stay very close to our ducks and geese (agian they were raised together).
     
  9. buck-wild-chick

    buck-wild-chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 24, 2008
    Hamilton C. FL
    awww I had 20 healthy baby guinea's... untill....


    coyotes.... :eek: :mad:
     
  10. sutherland

    sutherland Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 11 guinea 6 white and 5 pearl I got them September 3 2013 as little babies they r not as friendly as those guys but they r not unfriendly either I know the different sounds but when they are all together I have a hard time telling male from females but I know I have atleast 2 white hens and 1 pearl for sure cause they have made there call all at once maybe someone knows how to do it by image if you do please let me know that would b great :) I don't have any great photos of them due to its winter here and -13 outside without the windchill and they don't seem to like it very much outside but I do have a couple I can share for the fun of it :)[​IMG][/IMG][/IMG][/IMG][/IMG][/IMG]
     

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