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Should i take keets out of nest?

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by Skunkmiser, May 27, 2010.

  1. Skunkmiser

    Skunkmiser In the Brooder

    Nov 1, 2009
    Raymond, NH
    I have 2 keets under a guinea hen and there are other eggs still under her also.
    One keet was hatched wednesday and the other today. The nest is on the floor of the chicken coop and i don't know how or if the keets are eating. Should i remove keets from under hen and put in brooder or just let the hen do her job?
  2. Finn's Mom

    Finn's Mom Songster

    If it were me, I would take them out and raise them in a brooder like chicks. Here's a bump because I want to know too. [​IMG]
  3. cracking up

    cracking up Songster

    Jul 29, 2009
    So Cal
    Is she alone with the keets? My male guineas were real mean to them and I had to take them away. You're lucky they are in the coop. I think sooner or later she is going to want to take them for a walk. It was just too nerve wracking for me. I came in the house for 15 minutes and she lost two. I guess I would take them away. Mine hatched all of hers on the same day.

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