Laying eggs...now what?

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by Foghorn Mike, Apr 20, 2011.

  1. Foghorn Mike

    Foghorn Mike In the Brooder

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    I have 8 guineas about a year old. They were laying random eggs in the coop but now I have found a nest behind my wood pile in a clump of briars. Pretty battle hardened nest if I must say. Anyway, it's only about 4 eggs in there right now. I really don't want to raise anymore at this time. Do I move the eggs out as I see them or wait? I don't want them to start laying somewhere else.
     

  2. PortageGirl

    PortageGirl Songster

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    That's what I'd do, mark the ones that are there and remove the newest ones while they're fresh so you can use them. It doesn't sound like there's much of a chance that they'll hatch the 4 there, and if they do decide to get determined to set on them, well, it's still not likely really.

    Mine are such scatterbrains, I just can't imagine them having any luck at it. Sure are fun to have around though!
     
  3. Taylor

    Taylor Songster

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    eat them suckers!!!! They're nutritious and delicioso!!!
     

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