my fun yesterday

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by leonphelps, Jul 24, 2011.

  1. leonphelps

    leonphelps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Went to a wedding. Left the guineas out back and asked a neighbor to put them in the coop before dusk. Got a panicked call they the guineas were out roaming the woods around my house. Drove home the hour from the wedding (drunk of course) then had the joy of running around the woods and chasing the guineas back in. All but three were back in so I left them out figuring they would come back during the night. Awoke to three guineas next to the door of the pen waiting to join the rest of the flock.

    The joy of surveillance cameras is that I could see my neighbor drunk chasing my guineas and they hopped over the 8' fence. Of course he claims to have been sober. His screw up, no more free use of the pontoon boats or the docks anymore.

    One a sad note, one of the guineas is barely walking. I sprayed the guinea with water today. Not sure if is a female or male. The guinea walked out of the coop and moved around a little. I am guessing sometime during the drunk neighbor's rodeo he hit it or something. I'll pick the bird up tomorrow and see how bad it really is. I am less than pleased with the situation.

    My silkies stayed home of course.
     
  2. perchie.girl

    perchie.girl Desert Dweller Premium Member

    Im sorry but.... The imagry.... [​IMG] [​IMG] And to have it all on the security cameras..... just adds more [​IMG]

    I am glad you are ok I hope the issue with the limping guinea resolves itself as something simple.....

    [​IMG] sorry
     
  3. SassyKat6181

    SassyKat6181 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm waiting for the video [​IMG]
     
  4. leonphelps

    leonphelps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    if I told you that the video started off with him trying to put them in the coop by spraying them with a hose with his two grandkids circling them.....would that be enough to tell you how ticked I am?
     
  5. zazouse

    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

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  6. leonphelps

    leonphelps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    looks like he/she broke its leg. I have it in a have-a-heart trap in the yard. I put a mirror next to it and sprinkled some water on the bird. I also put some feed in the bottom. It is overcast, so I dont have to worry about sun yet. I have the trap in some high grass. The bird is pecking, so that is a good sign.

    I guess now it is a waiting game.
     
  7. PeepsCA

    PeepsCA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Depending where the break is you may be able to splint it somehow and keep the bird contained until it's healed. You will have to do some research on how long it takes to heal and what specifically to use to splint it with, unless anyone else has some advice to offer. Luckily I've never had to deal with a broken leg on a Guinea before.

    Sounds like your neighbor is a real winner [​IMG]
     
  8. perchie.girl

    perchie.girl Desert Dweller Premium Member

    Quote:Oh gosh I didn't realize..... My apologies for laughing. I read the other posts and I hope you catch your injured one soon. If its a break between the joint and the foot you should be able to splint it.
     
  9. Rose66

    Rose66 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Why did you spray the hurt guinea with water that night and then sprinkle the hurt guinea with water while it was in the cage? What does the water do for it?
     
  10. leonphelps

    leonphelps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I sprayed some water on it because I figured it was dehydrated since it can not walk to the water can.
     

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