I bought some keets today

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by missionarywife, Jul 9, 2010.

  1. missionarywife

    missionarywife Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am a sucker, again I have bought ginnea keets. Last year we had 7, 2 made it to full grown only to have my dog eat one. Today at the bazzar a guy was selling them and I bought 4 more keets. I am hoping to have some females to go with the male that I already have. My dh wasn't too happy as this throws us over the 60 bird mark. I couldn't resist.
     
  2. CoopCrazy

    CoopCrazy Brooder Boss

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    I feel you thank god Im finally down to under 60 birds.. My top this year was 173 and that was WAY too many.. .
     
  3. missionarywife

    missionarywife Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, I can walk by the chicks and ducklings for sale. My dh thinks we have too many birds and keeps asking when some are going into the soup pot. I can't eat my babies.
     
  4. BC_Farms

    BC_Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Guess it's guinea keet day because I bought some too!!! I got a similar reaction...I was supposed to pick up 4 and got 10.
     
  5. missionarywife

    missionarywife Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How much are they going for in the states now? I paid here in Ukraine a little over 4 dollars a piece.
     
  6. BC_Farms

    BC_Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are usually between $4-$6 for keets where I live. I paid $4.50 today which is the cheapest I've seen them.
     
  7. Cattitude

    Cattitude Chillin' With My Peeps

    We paid $2 each for keets (pearl and lavender) in Paris, Tennessee. And have hatched 6 eggs, with 5 more in the 'bator. Our mature guineas had a huge nest this year but hatched only a few... I wish we had raided the nest and stuck them in the incubator. We know, now. [​IMG]
     
  8. missionarywife

    missionarywife Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My husband yelled at my son for having the booder light on when it was 100 degrees outside. Well, we forgot to put the light overnight cause I had been to town in a public trans bus with no ac and people wouldn't let you open the windows cause I had to take my 2 yr old with hemiplegia to a Neuro appointment and now it looks like he has epilepsy, anyway I completely forgot about the light and in the morning 2 of the keets were dead. Ugh, we were very upset. Now here is hoping I have at least 1 girl out of the 2 that are left.
     
  9. featherz

    featherz Veggie Chick

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    Heh, I have 37 keets in a bedroom. Put em on craiglist yesterday for $4 but no bites yet. Maybe the ticks aren't as bad this year? Last year I had to pick them off daily, this year I had a few at the start of the tick season and none since. They sure are cute lil critters!
     

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