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I lost a RP *sigh*

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by Balefire, Oct 2, 2011.

  1. Balefire

    Balefire Songster

    Apr 11, 2011
    Orwigsburg PA
    Last night I count my "little" ones and count 9 instead of 10. They are in a closed run, so I thought I counted wrong. This morning , when they were out, I counted again and came to 9 again [​IMG]. So I took a closer look.............one of my royal Purple is missing.
    Long story short............... One escaped on Saturday morning, when hubby let them out. He try to get it back, but it run off in the woods. I think it's gone. Or do you think it will come back by it's own?
    And now I'm more scared to put both groups together *sigh* Peeps, why are you so far away, I would really need your help now *sigh*

  2. bargain

    bargain Love God, Hubby & farm

    Apr 13, 2008
    Bowdon, GA
    Wait for him, he might return. Often they will listen for calls and come back to their home place. Will be praying for that for you.... Be sure to put a little food on the ground for your guinea.
  3. Balefire

    Balefire Songster

    Apr 11, 2011
    Orwigsburg PA
    Quote:Thanks bargain. I will put some food out for it
  4. cajun Rabbit

    cajun Rabbit In the Brooder

    Sep 18, 2011
    is it possile to SAFELY put your flock near the wood line for a few hours? maybe it will help the 9's to e heard by the that ran off [​IMG]

    hope s/he comes home safe and soon
  5. BAMACK2

    BAMACK2 Songster

    May 22, 2010
    Spring Lake NC
    if left alone it should come back to the run where the other birds it was in with are go out late and it should be there trying to get back with the group
  6. Balefire

    Balefire Songster

    Apr 11, 2011
    Orwigsburg PA
    Thank you all so much for your advices/
    But sad news:(
    I walked the dogs in the woods this afternoon and we found the missing Guinea.................sadly it is dead. Wondering what happend..........no wounds, no feathern around...............only that little move less body was laying there [​IMG].

    RIP Royal Purple Crock................you were only 13 weeks old [​IMG]
  7. PeepsCA

    PeepsCA Crowing

    Mar 28, 2011
    BFE, CA
    Aww, how sad [​IMG] Not quite as bad as never finding him, but not knowing the cause of death isn't any fun either.
    Sorry you lost one of your pretty babies [​IMG]

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