My baby guinea keet flew into a tree!!?

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by JessMay, Jul 23, 2019.

  1. JessMay

    JessMay Chirping

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    We have 4 guinea keets that we got beginning of June.. they are probably about 6-8 weeks old now.. they’re already outside in the coop with the hens and young turkeys as we thought they would learn to roost in the coop at night with the other birds..as were rounding up our free range chickens tonight into the coop a guinea keet jumped out and flew into a 40 FOOT TREE!! Will she be okay sleeping in the tree all alone?? Do you think she’ll show up in the morning when the other go into the run? She seems very young to be already doing that and I know she is very vulnerable.. (not worried about the weather, it’s warm here in Illinois)
     
  2. R2elk

    R2elk Free Ranger

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    If you are lucky, it will be alive tomorrow. If you are not lucky, a predator will take it tonight.
     
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  3. JessMay

    JessMay Chirping

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    Woke up this morning to her running around the coop trying to get inside.. I’ve been trying to catch her but she’s so fast LOL. I can’t leave the door open because the other keets will get out and most likely roost in the trees.. hoping to catch her later but she flew into the forest when I tried
     
  4. BirdsBeesTrees

    BirdsBeesTrees Crowing

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    We bought a tight knit fishing net at Walmart. It works great for catching birds when you need to. :)
     
  5. JessMay

    JessMay Chirping

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    I just got her in.. figured she was hungry so I made a trail of food close to the door of the coop and left it cracked. Took a day and a night too long
     

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