My Guineas went to the Sheriff

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

  1. cgmccary

    cgmccary Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 14, 2007
    NE Alabama
    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

    Jun 26, 2011
    Rison, Arkansas
    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

    Dec 22, 2009
  5. PeepsCA

    PeepsCA Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 28, 2011
    Big Oak Valley, CA
    LOL, at least you live next to a Sheriff and not an Animal Control Officer!

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