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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by shoetou, Mar 14, 2015.

  1. shoetou

    shoetou Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hello
    I go by shoetou but my name is mark . I am new to this forum I will be looking for all the info I can get my hand on for razing and the care of Guinea hens from keets to adult birds. the first question I have when I get my keets can I bed them in saw dust ?
     
  2. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    [​IMG] Glad you have joined us.

    I don't think raising keeps would be different from chicks, but you should post your questions under Other BY Poultry - Theres a forum for guinea fowl.

    Most don't recommend sawdust, but shavings. IMO they would likely eat the sawdust and not be able to tell it from food? And there may be some respiratory problems with sawdust?

    Good luck with your new adventure.
     
  3. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    So glad you could join our community! You might want to stop by our Guinea section and chat with other Guinea owners on how they do things.... https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/45/guinea-fowl

    Good luck with your Guineas and welcome to our flock!
     
  4. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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  5. mymilliefleur

    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

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    Hey there! Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]I'm glad you decided to join! Let us know if you have any questions, we will be glad to help you if we can. [​IMG] There is a lot of great info on here, and lots of very knowledgeable people, so I'm sure you'll be able to find any info you may be looking for. [​IMG] Definitely check out the link twocrows left. I would think that the sawdust might be a little too dusty too.
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us!
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  8. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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    Hello [​IMG]and Welcome to BYC![​IMG]
    Glad to have you join! Feel free to make yourself at home!
     
  9. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome, Mark! [​IMG]I'm glad you joined our BYC "flock".

    I don't know anything about Guinea Fowl. I would definitely post in the Guinea Fowl section for some good help.[​IMG]
     
  10. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     

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