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

    May 5, 2009
    anniston AL
    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

    Apr 26, 2009
    Grainger County,TN
    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

    Jun 7, 2009
    N.E. Georgia
    I got 3 young keets from a neighbor that were from the same clutch. One was definitely bigger. Turns out it's a female.
    Last edited: Sep 8, 2009

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