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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by dasharoundfarmn, May 29, 2012.

  1. dasharoundfarmn

    dasharoundfarmn In the Brooder

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    Hi, I live in NC. I have 3 guinea fowl and about 35 chickens. I am new to this site and thought that I would introduce myself. I am thinking of trying my hand at incubating eggs but not to sure about it yet. I have always just let my chicken hens hatch out their own but have heard that this isn't the best idea with the guinea fowl.
     
  2. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    Hello and welcome to BYC from Ohio! I don't have experience with guineas, so I can't advise you there, but incubation is fun. Having both broodies and incubating myself, I'd prefer the broodies, but incubation is fascinating, and it's fun for the kids to see as well.

    Take care and glad you joined,
    Sharon
     
  3. sumi

    sumi Égalité

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    Hello and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]
     
  4. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Free Ranging

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan :D
     
  5. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Crowing

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  6. weimarmama

    weimarmama Crowing

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
    A lot of times guineas don't necessarily make the best mothers or broodies even. So, that's one of the reasons why a lot of guinea owners use incubators. We use incubators, as well. In fact, I think we've only had a guinea successfully hatch out their own eggs twice, and only a couple keets made it to adulthood. Plus, they don't tend to pick the best spots to go broody.
    Good luck with your birds [​IMG]
     
  7. [​IMG] [​IMG] from washington state glad you joined us!
     
  8. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Crowing

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad you joined. Good luck. :thumbsup
     

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