is it normal for size variation among keets?

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by N2tropicAL, Sep 6, 2009.

  1. N2tropicAL

    N2tropicAL Out Of The Brooder

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    out of 17 babies that hatched 6 and a half weeks ago, i have 3 that are significantly smaller and 2 that are quite a bit larger than the rest of the keets.

    is this normal?
     
  2. toredano

    toredano Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 2 that are out of the same clutch but are smaller.. I think they are females.. could that be ? or maybe they just are late bloomers or maybe they are not getting same share of food?
    Or maybe genetics?
    I dont know but that would be my thought on that.
     
  3. barefootchef

    barefootchef Out Of The Brooder

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    I got 3 young keets from a neighbor that were from the same clutch. One was definitely bigger. Turns out it's a female.
     
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