Qustion about Guinea on and off nest

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by Egg Dispatcher, Apr 21, 2012.

  1. Egg Dispatcher

    Egg Dispatcher New Egg

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    Help!!! My guinea sat on her nest sunday night went to the roost monday night then sat on the nest again tuesday. Are the eggs still good can i put them in the incubator to hatch them or are they not worth it.
     
  2. PeepsCA

    PeepsCA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just Sunday and Tuesday... that's it? Are you sure she was on all night Sunday? Sometimes they stay on the nest a while during and after laying an egg. I'd pop them in the incubator, you have nothin' to lose at this point, right? (other than a week's worth of electricity to run the incubator before you know if they are developing or not).

    Good luck!
     
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  3. Egg Dispatcher

    Egg Dispatcher New Egg

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    She will sit on the nest randomly throughout the day and just about every other night. They also have a nest of eggs inside the coop. That they haven't started sitting on. So maybe I'll steel a few from both nests and mark them differently and throw them in the incubator and see what happens. You are right, there really is nothing to lose at this point. I only have seven guinneas right now and would like to replenish the flock, so I will give it a try.
     

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