How to tell when you may have a broody Guinea?

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by rooster0209, Jun 14, 2008.

  1. rooster0209

    rooster0209 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 7, 2008
    North Dakota
    Peg, one of my hens disappeared yesterday before noon. I think she is probably setting.

    I have located two nests but I know there is a third yet that I have not been able to locate.

    Peg doesnt leave the yard too much. Two of her toes got frostbite, so she limps a bit when running. She has been laying in the grass alot more lately. Is this a sign of going broody?

    I am not too worried that something snatched her. We dont have any foxes around. The coyotes arent in this area. She was here most of the morning. They all return at noon and evening. I have a general idea of where the nest is, but the grass is just too high and too thick.
     

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