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Keets hatching!

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

  1. Pathfinders

    Pathfinders Overrun With Chickens

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    It's going to be a small hatch at best, started out with only four fertile eggs, and so far two have hatched. But they're colored! And they look like they're Opaline, which is what I really wanted. With luck it will be a pair, but I'd take two females too! [​IMG] Keep your fingers crossed that at least one more egg hatches.

    Yay!
     
  2. SimplyForties

    SimplyForties Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good luck!
     
  3. obe10

    obe10 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    congratz and good luck
     
  4. toredano

    toredano Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We have to see pictures of said babys.. you could be hatching tennisshoes for all we know [​IMG]
    I dont think I never seen opaline keets..


    Petra
     
  5. Pathfinders

    Pathfinders Overrun With Chickens

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  6. Pathfinders

    Pathfinders Overrun With Chickens

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    Ok, here are the pics. I think they are Coral Blue, based on the pics at Frit's site. Was hoping for Opaline, but will take CB for sure! Fingers crossed at least one is female.

    Keets in box prior to vaccination for Mareks:

    [​IMG]

    You can see the tan between the stripes on their heads here, which pretty much makes them Coral Blues.

    [​IMG]

    Side view:

    [​IMG]
     
  7. Debbienmousey

    Debbienmousey Chillin' With My Peeps

    All I can say is TOO CUTE!

    They are precious! Did the eggs come from your guineas or did you buy the eggs?
     
  8. SimplyForties

    SimplyForties Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So cute! Thanks for posting the pics!
     
  9. Soccer Mom

    Soccer Mom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So pretty!
     
  10. Pathfinders

    Pathfinders Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:They came from a friend who is also NPIP (very convenient!) She wasn't interested in hatching any further this year, but has said if she finds any more I can have those too!

    Any excuse to keep the 'bator goin.

    [​IMG]
     

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