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We have a mess of keets!

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by ozark hen, Oct 11, 2008.

  1. ozark hen

    ozark hen Living My Dream

    Apr 4, 2007
    Mansfield, MO
    When I went out to feed this morning, as I passed my fenced in garden where my guinea hen is setting on 21 eggs, I told her good morning as I always do.................out popped 12 tiny heads! [​IMG] OMG I am getting my "baby" fix! [​IMG] I was getting so tempted to put some buff orp eggs in the bator to have layers by spring. Now I can hold off....for a little while [​IMG] I hope lots more hatch. This is the first time I have let her hatch her own...she is a little over a year old and seems to be a great mom! I hope she keeps them within the garden to keep predators away. Not sure if I will try to catch them all and mom and put them in the big brooder cage inside the coop or not.
  2. texaschickmama

    texaschickmama Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 19, 2007
    Poolville, TX
    What a sweet picture in my head of the 12 little ones peeking out, AWWWWWWW. Maybe you will have more by the end of the day.
  3. ozark hen

    ozark hen Living My Dream

    Apr 4, 2007
    Mansfield, MO
    Thanks, I sure hope so. [​IMG]
  4. ozark hen

    ozark hen Living My Dream

    Apr 4, 2007
    Mansfield, MO
    here are some of the new keets hatched this morning or during the night.

  5. lowcountrypoultry

    lowcountrypoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    awww. Very nice.

    Best of Luck with the new additions! [​IMG]
  6. Picky Chicky

    Picky Chicky Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 22, 2008
    Holly Grove, VA
    So cute!! As I tell everyone with little babies... give them each a kiss on the head from their Auntie Vandrie in Virginia!
  7. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Aw, I love keets! Congrats.
  8. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
    Awwww! I have a guinea that is nesting too! Congrats!
  9. feathersgalore

    feathersgalore Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 4, 2008
    Central Ohio
    Congrats on the babies. They are so cute.
  10. Fowl-Language

    Fowl-Language Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 10, 2008
    Longview, WA
    Oh my gosh, they're soooo cute! Congratulations!

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