Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by terrilhb, Sep 21, 2011.

  1. terrilhb

    terrilhb Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 11, 2010
    I do not know what to do anymore. I can not get all of my guinea's up alot of days. I have left them locked up and done all I have been told to do. I am so [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] I could scream. I really love them but I am telling you I have had enough. It would not be so bad but I have heard an owl at night the last couple of nights. If they stay out he could get them. I don't know what to do. I am really frustrated. If they see or hear anything out of the ordinary they will not come. UUUUUUUGGGGHHHHH. I am just beyond myself. I don't know what to do anymore. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Last edited: Sep 22, 2011
  2. maybejoey

    maybejoey got chickenidous?

    I usually just throw a little food in the coop when they wont come in.[​IMG]
    Dont lose hope though.[​IMG]
    Last edited by a moderator: Sep 21, 2011
  3. terrilhb

    terrilhb Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 11, 2010
    I did that. I just don't understand. Just been a bad night. [​IMG]
  4. Balefire

    Balefire Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 11, 2011
    Orwigsburg PA
    My birds got me on a striked schuedel.............4.30 pm, after that it is a challenge to get them in. Only my black bucket with some scratch grain (for the chicken in the coop) get them in the run and from there in the coop...........but it don't work everytime
  5. ChickieBooBoo

    ChickieBooBoo Cold Canadian Chick

    Dec 2, 2009
    I'm butchering all my guineas in a few days, I used to love them but they are really starting to get on my nerves.
  6. oldchickenlady

    oldchickenlady Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 9, 2010
    Cabot, AR
    Get chickens instead! Oops! Just saw you already have chickens. Good luck!
    Last edited: Sep 21, 2011
  7. Kerry Harrigan

    Kerry Harrigan Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 21, 2011
    [​IMG]I am ready to call it quits as well. My 15 hens are just not laying and I don't know what to do anymore. They are different ages, but none too old and none too young. Any suggestions?
  8. terrilhb

    terrilhb Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 11, 2010
    No I do not want to kill them. I really love them. Just having a really bad day and night. They make me laugh every day except today. But that is life. I just needed to vent. But when I do get them up they will not be allowed out for a very long couple weeks. They are crazy. But I do love them.
  9. melroseladi

    melroseladi Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 17, 2011
    Melrose, Florida
    I feel your pain. I went out this evening to get mine into the run and while I was getting their treat ready I heard the baby Lucky peeping like crazy. I went running out of the shed only to find Lucky running around the base of a tree with my adults all up in the tree. I got their treat and headed for the run and fortunately they all flew down and went into the run, well 3 did but Lacey would not go in. I dished out the treats and they were all eating. The chickens cooped up then the 3 adult guineas but Lucky took off through the chain link and couldn't figure out how to get back into the run to get his momma. He ended up on the roof of the coop. I locked up the coop, opened up the run door, got a broom to scoot Lucky down and finally was able to get both Lucky and Lacey into the run and finally into the coop. My guineas can be very cooperative at times and at other times they pretty much will do what they want. We can only do the best we can do and sometimes, when it comes to guineas, what we want them to do and what they want to do are not the same, and they usually end up getting their own way.
  10. NancyP1

    NancyP1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 26, 2011
    Upstate NY
    I have had to chase mine in more than once...they drive me nuts sometimes, but love them anyway!

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