Weird egg found in Guinea nest

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by MuranoFarms, Apr 7, 2012.

  1. MuranoFarms

    MuranoFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I found these 2 eggs in a guinea nest in the woods today. What do you think laid these eggs? Should I incubate them? LOL
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  2. PeepsCA

    PeepsCA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Those look kinda like Wild Turkey eggs to me... have you seen any Wild Turkeys in your area? Or even free ranging domestic Turkeys? I vote yes, incubate them and go back and salt/bait that nest with some brown eggs of some kind so you get whatever's laying there to lay more for you, lol (if you didn't destroy the nest that is).
     
  3. zazouse

    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

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    I have seen guinea eggs colored here like that just not shaped like that.
    you should hatch them.
    Do you have a trail cam?
     
  4. zazouse

    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

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    I just looked at egg photos and i am going with turkey or peafowl eggs.
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  5. zazouse

    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

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    here are some of my eggs.
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  6. Fluffballs

    Fluffballs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I vote incubate! [​IMG]
     
  7. PeepsCA

    PeepsCA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here are 3 Wild Turkey that eggs my TurkeyGirl recently laid (the 3 on top, the other 2 are good sized Guinea eggs, for comparison). She's laid 4 eggs total so far, but I popped one in the incubator just to see if by chance one of the Guinea boys has been getting frisky with her, lol. She needs a boyfriend...

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  8. MuranoFarms

    MuranoFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think you're right about the wild turkey. We do have them in the area, though I haven't seen them on the property recently. I didn't break up the nest, just stole some eggs out. I'll go back to get new eggs today, so I'll find out if it's still laying there or not. I'm not sure if it laid in the guinea nest, or the guineas laid in it's nest! LOL I don't really want turkeys so I probably wont incubate them. If I thought it was something else I probably would though! [​IMG]
     

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