Guinea Fowl Question

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Bonden Valley, Nov 11, 2015.

  1. Bonden Valley

    Bonden Valley New Egg

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    Hi there,

    Thanks so much for allowing me to join your site.

    I live in Australia and have in the last few months purchased four adult guinea fowl.

    One of them laid a clutch of about 34 eggs and was sitting quite happily but then just left the eggs and didnt go back to them.

    Now my other female has laid a clutch of 31 eggs.

    Question is......she started to sit on these 31 eggs four days ago. Today I put 27 of her eggs into the new automatic incubator
    I bought. Do I count from the day the hen started sitting OR do I count from today when I put the eggs into the incubator.

    Thanks everyone, look forward to some much needed help.

    Cheers,
    Bon
     
  2. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    G'day, and welcome to BYC, Bon. Glad you decided to join our flock. I'm a chook person and don't know much about Guineas (never had any), but I would suggest posting on our Guinea section in Other Backyard Poultry under the Forum at the top of the page and take advantage of our Guinea experts there. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Cheers.
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Wow, never knew guineas could lay so many eggs. The "Guinea thread," would be your best bet for advice.
     
  4. Bonden Valley

    Bonden Valley New Egg

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    Thanks Michael for your advice I will see what help I can get on the Guinea forum.

    Cheers,
    Bon
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  6. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    Alright Bon, [​IMG] great to have you joining the BYC flock [​IMG]




    When I steel the eggs like you did I start from the day I put the eggs in to the incubator ..... [​IMG]




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    My little girl allowing me to look at her nest ....... [​IMG]


    A lot of guinea will abandon their nest if disturbed [​IMG]
     
  7. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to the BYC flock! We are glad you joined us!

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  8. Bonden Valley

    Bonden Valley New Egg

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    Thanks for the welcome to the BYC Forum. Really appreciate the time you have taken to answer my question.

    I am very hopeful that I will have some sort of success from the incubator. So as they say......."watch this space" !! LOL.

    Thanks again.
     
  9. Bonden Valley

    Bonden Valley New Egg

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    Thanks heaps for that. I feel a bit more confident about what I'm doing now.

    That's a great next your girl has found for herself. They are such funny birds aren't they.

    Good luck with yours.

    Cheers,
    Bon
     
  10. N F C

    N F C dem crazy bones Premium Member

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