returned guinea-but do i let her out again?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by redbaron68, Jul 27, 2008.

  1. redbaron68

    redbaron68 In the Brooder

    Sep 7, 2007
    midcoast maine
    so my guinea female went missing on 4th of July-ret'd a week later for about an hour-then left again...even when i thought i could hear her in the woods outside of my house, assumed i was hallucinating! randomly, she showed up yesterday afternoon. i was able to corral her into the coop. when should i let her out again? i know she's been sitting on a nest and she's already going batty to get out...
  2. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Crowing

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
    I would have followed her and brought the nest back and then locked her in until she hatched. If she had very many eggs (some of them do make large nests of 12 - 16 eggs) they are likely to have died or have been eaten by wildlife now.

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