Hi. I'm a new member!!!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by elaina32, Jan 27, 2014.

  1. elaina32

    elaina32 New Egg

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    Hi I live in eastern NC. And I have 9 guineas. I got them last june. And I had a few questions. I have 2 males. I was told they start to lay in spring. I have one laying now. I'm wondering what time of the day do they lay. Bc I'm afraid to let them out, because I don't want to search the yard and fields for their nests. Which right now I can't let them out bc it's really cold and we have a snow storm coming. Also I was told not to take all the eggs at once to leave one to encourage them to continue to lay. Is that true? Any advice would be appreciated. Thanx yall
     
  2. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    Alright [​IMG] great to have you onboard with us [​IMG]


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    Guinias like to have their nest on the ground under the brush
    just the way it is but I normally can find the nest because the
    males will hand around to keep the female company ......


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    Once you find out the time the hens lay their egg's it will be
    approxamenity on hour later the following day as a rule





    gander007 [​IMG]
     
  3. The Farm

    The Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    First off [​IMG]

    My guineas don't get out till 12:00 so I am sure they have already layed.
    When it gets cold I take all the eggs and replace them with golf balls or fake eggs to keep them laying.
    Guineas are very hardy mine are free range all yr around.[​IMG]
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  5. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us! It's been so many years since we had Guinea fowl, I can't remember! I think you should ask in the Guinea Fowl section. Enjoy the site!
     
  6. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]

    I am sure the Guinea folks will be able to help you out.
     
  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  8. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]We're glad to have you.
     
  9. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Good luck with your new flock and enjoy BYC!
     
  10. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     

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