My New Keets :) **PICS**

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by LostGosling, Aug 1, 2011.

  1. LostGosling

    LostGosling Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here they are! [​IMG] they're so cute. We used two broody chickens to hatch our eggs that we bought from Ebay. We got pieds, purples, pearls, a lavender, and one beige-like color (I think it may be a color cross). We bought our eggs from (I'll post her name later, mom has to look on her ebay accout) and our hatch rate was awsome [​IMG] ! We payed for 12 eggs, got 19, had 2 clears, and 1 died in the shell. So, we hatched out a total of 16 keets, 3 more than we ordered! They're very healthy, too. [​IMG]

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    Here are Clucky's first two.

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    Little Red and all her keets.

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    Little Red and her keets out side for the first time.

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    Clucky and her keets out for the first time.

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    Group shot! They're about a week old in this pic.

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    Clucky with her keets outside in their cage.
     
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  2. Balefire

    Balefire Chillin' With My Peeps

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    sooooooooooooooooooooo cute [​IMG] congrats
     
  3. perchie.girl

    perchie.girl Desert Dweller Premium Member

    Awwwe.... how adorable..... [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  4. snyd08

    snyd08 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thats a really good hatch rate for shipped eggs! congrats! love the different colors. youll have a very diverse flock [​IMG]
     
  5. itsy

    itsy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very cute!!!

    Would you say that these keets are more relaxed because they have a broody?
     
  6. LostGosling

    LostGosling Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I think that the hen has a very large influence on the personality of her babies. Clucky has a very placid nature towards people, so her keets are fine for the most part with being handled as long as they can still see mommy. Little Red, on the other hand, HATES being touched, so her keets are the same way. It's sooo hard to keep my hands off them, though! [​IMG]
     
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  7. StevenW.

    StevenW. Lovin' My Quackers!

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    Awww! I can't wait till mine get here! [​IMG]
     
  8. itsy

    itsy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I think that the hen has a very large influence on the personality of her babies. Clucky has a very placid nature towards people, so her keets are fine for the most part with being handled as long as they can still see mommy. Little Red, on the other hand, HATES being touched, so her keets are the same way. It's sooo hard to keep my hands off them, though! [​IMG]

    Very interesting information! I'll have to remember that.

    I'd have to hold them too...and squeeze em...and kiss em... and hug em....lol.

    I think keets are much cuter than chicks.
     
  9. LostGosling

    LostGosling Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I think so too! [​IMG] They make much cuter little peep noises than chickens do. [​IMG] They're also almost always striped in some way when they're little (I have a soft spot for any and all little striped baby poultry, lol!).
     
  10. Silkie-Guinz

    Silkie-Guinz Out Of The Brooder

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    Aww! They are so adorable! [​IMG]
     

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