My Guineas went to the Sheriff

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by cgmccary, Jan 6, 2012.

  1. cgmccary

    cgmccary Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The Sheriff of my county lives on my road (next home up on opposite side of the road), not even a quarter of a mile. I heard my Guineas in the distant the other day. For the first time they had went the direction of the Sheriff's house and were in his yard raising a ruckus -- I mean they were making their loud, deafening chatter (the sound when alarmed). All 33 were there -- it was really loud. They stayed there causing a scene for about 10 minutes before running and flying home. I noticed when they ran back, they did use the shoulder of the road (between an embankment covered in thick kudzu & the road)-- I was embarrassed but did make me laugh. I thought, "those Guineas may be stupid but they certainly are brave going that far."

    Mostly, people around here seem to like the Guineas; I notice that most people do stop for them when they go in the road (I have Guinea crossing signs) -- traffic is light on my road, thankfully. They don't go off premises much this time of year (at least, as far as I know) -- and I did not know what made them travel to the Sheriff's house that day.
     
  2. groundpecker

    groundpecker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they must have smelled fresh doughnut treats in the air. [​IMG]
     
  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    LOL, Chris, stuff like that really makes me miss mine even more. They are so much fun, crazy goonie-birds!
     
  4. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  5. PeepsCA

    PeepsCA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    LOL, at least you live next to a Sheriff and not an Animal Control Officer!
     

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