Just sharing Guienas

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by reallemons1, May 18, 2008.

  1. reallemons1

    reallemons1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  2. chicken_boy_Kurt

    chicken_boy_Kurt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Guineas are cool. I like your birds. Do keets look alot like poults? I've only ever seen pictures of keets and saw poults many years ago and in pictures so I don't really know.
     
  3. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I love my guineas. I have eggs in the bator now due to hatch at the end of this week. Thanks for sharing your photos.
     
  4. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    Really you people should not be allowed to make such posts. It is causing me to desire guineas, as if I need more birds! [​IMG]

    Seriously, they are beautiful birds! Thank you for sharing.
     
  5. Blooming chicks

    Blooming chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    While we are on the subject...do guineas free range more successfully than chickens? It seems they don't fall victim to predators as easily. Is this true?
     
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  6. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Guineas tend to be more wild and often do better left to themselves to free range.
     
  7. Blooming chicks

    Blooming chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks MissPrissy.

    Reallemons1, thanks for sharing you pictures.
     
  8. reallemons1

    reallemons1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks, we do enjoy them. Kurt, yes they do look like poults only smaller. These ones (we have maybe 8 or 10 I think) free range, usually without any problems. They are semi- wild. I couldn't catch one if I wanted too except maybe if I got real lucky and it happened to go in the hen house!
     
  9. rooster0209

    rooster0209 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I love Guineas too. They are so comical.

    Nice shots of your birds. I remember when mine were keats...so cute!

    I have eggs ready for the bator next week
     
  10. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Love 'em! Thanks for sharing! [​IMG]
     

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