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Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by akamodo, Dec 26, 2014.

  1. akamodo

    akamodo Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 24, 2013
    I am wondering if any one can help .How many keets can i sneak under a cochin and can i put three day old keats under a cochin that has one day old keats under her
  2. gguineasfamily

    gguineasfamily Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 23, 2013
    Brisbane, QLD Australia
    I think it depends on the hen. Some hens will adopt new chicks but others will just peck them away. I suggest making a thread in the chicken forum (chicken behaviours and egg laying?) for more info.

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