GUINEA FOWL THREAD

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by elsfieldchickens, Oct 13, 2014.

  1. margaret8

    margaret8 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Where are you located?
     
  2. elsfieldchickens

    elsfieldchickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    some new pictures of my guineas
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  3. chickincrazy

    chickincrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi everyone! [​IMG] I was planning to get guinea keets this summer and I was wondering if there is anything important I should know about them? I've never had them before, so I've been doing some crazy research on 'em. Any advice for a beginner?
     
  4. elsfieldchickens

    elsfieldchickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Train them to a call or whistle so they know when they are being fed
     
  5. chickincrazy

    chickincrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay. I do that with my chickens, so that should be easy. Do they ever lay in nest boxes?
     
  6. elsfieldchickens

    elsfieldchickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mine prefer to lay on the floor of the coop or in bushes
     
  7. maxsgoldens

    maxsgoldens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine are very can be very fussy about laying. Sometimes they nest with chickens and sometimes in bushes. Last weekend I found one in a gateway but I don't think it was planned as there is still snow on the ground so very early
     
  8. margaret8

    margaret8 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine lay whoever the mood strikes them. Preferable in some out of the way hidden bushes!
     
  9. chickincrazy

    chickincrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay. I was sorta hoping they would lay in the nest boxes... I guess guineas do what they want when they want! ;) Looks like I'll have to search the fields for my eggs, now!
     
  10. chickincrazy

    chickincrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is it possible to tame them?
     

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