More Guinea Help Please

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by friskebluegills, Jul 19, 2010.

  1. friskebluegills

    friskebluegills Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OK we switched the guinea food to medicated chick feed from the layers mash. They have completely dry bedding. They are at 80 degrees always on water and have grit. Yet they are still dying. We lost 2 last night and now all of them look hunched over. They all looked very active yesturday and when I put the fresh feed and water in today. None of our other chicks are having any problems and the 5 guineas that we raised on the layers mash 2 months ago are all fine and healthy. I baught the eggs to incubate. Is there any chance that they could be inbred or have diseases? Any help or advice would be greatly appreciated. Thanks
     
  2. Finn's Mom

    Finn's Mom Chillin' With My Peeps

    How old are your keets? The food should not be a problem -- if they are less than a month old though, 80 degrees is too cold. They should be kept at least 95 the first week, 90 the second week and so on. I'm sorry for your loss!

    Edit: I didn't see your previous post until now and do not mean to directly contradict G.G.'s advice (sorry). Though maybe you could try warming them up a bit?
     
    Last edited: Jul 19, 2010

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