When can guinea keats go outside?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by overeasyRI, Mar 24, 2010.

  1. overeasyRI

    overeasyRI New Egg

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    I have 50 french guinea keets. They are about 3 weeks old now, but are already flying and perching.

    When can I put them outside in a pen and when can I let them free range?
     
  2. Cindiloohoo

    Cindiloohoo Quiet as a Church Mouse

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    I keep them at the same standards as I keep chickens. They are from warmer climates too, so I figure 8 weeks before they can be turned out. And YES guineas LOVE to free range! They'll roost in trees too if you want them to...sometimes if you don't want them to.. [​IMG] Mine ignored their coop completely [​IMG]
     
  3. UnkleMacsChickenShack

    UnkleMacsChickenShack Out Of The Brooder

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    I know, I tried to finally gave up on trying to coop up guineas they still wanted the tree..But they will sure lay eggs better free ranging also ...[​IMG]
     

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