When is too late in the year to order guineas?

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by eggcited2, Feb 20, 2013.

  1. eggcited2

    eggcited2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What would be the latest to order guinea keets? For central part of Illinois? (Peoria IL area)

    They would be kept inside until 12-16 weeks old. Would also like suggestions of which of those times 12 week,16 week; or other suggestions for safest age to put them outdoors in fenced area.

    I am considering ordering some for arrival the last of June of possibly mid July. Would the weather/temperatures **still** be safe when it is time for them to go live outside? (12 weeks old, 16 weeks old, or whatever)
     
  2. trailchick

    trailchick Chillin' With My Peeps

    I ordered a mix of 15, coral blue, royal purple, & violet from Strombergs
    in October, which is pretty late in the year for them. Got em by the 18th & they sent
    extras.....
    PeepsCA said that Strombergs gets theirs from the Guineafarm.com, a
    very reliable source. Was very pleased with what was sent....

    You should be able to get guineas all thru the summer....
    The latest batch is now being integrated into the free range flock & are doing well...
    You should do ok with your plans
     

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