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Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by Palmer Farm, May 28, 2011.

  1. Palmer Farm

    Palmer Farm In the Brooder

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    post pictures of your guinea fowl nests please!!! i hear they lay lots of eggs. [​IMG]
     

  2. zazouse

    zazouse Crowing

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    Yes they lay lots of eggs if ya have alot of them.
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  3. NonnasBabies

    NonnasBabies Muddy Acre Farms Premium Member

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    WOW!! [​IMG] What do you do with all the eggs?? And how often do you go around to collect them??

    Thanks!
     
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  4. kyle7630

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    Gee Whiz! Bunches and bunches of guinea eggs. Your girls sure have been busy.
     
  5. Anianna

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    Wow. How frequently do they do that?
     
  6. zazouse

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    Quote:Hatch um eat um give um away and i collect every 4 to 5 days, right now i have guineas everywhere on nest so the laying has cut down which i am happy with.
     
  7. NonnasBabies

    NonnasBabies Muddy Acre Farms Premium Member

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    Quote:Hatch um eat um give um away and i collect every 4 to 5 days, right now i have guineas everywhere on nest so the laying has cut down which i am happy with.

    I bet. Do you lock them up at night?? Or do they free range all the time??

    ETA: Been thinking about getting some and I know they recommend cooping them up for a few months so they won't run off! Is this what you do??
     
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  8. zazouse

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    Barred babies,

    I don't have any regular coops everything here free ranges and roost in the trees, in the greenhouse and i built several run under roost that the chickens use.
    I raise everything here from babies except a pair of peafowl i recently got so everyone knows where home is.

    i don't have any close neighbors for my birds to bother except my daughter and she lives on our land across our easment this will be hers some day she loves it here and loves to have the birds visit.
     
  9. Anianna

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    Zaz, do they only lay lots of eggs like that in the spring?
     
  10. zazouse

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    In the spring threw the summer or Feb threw Oct.
     

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