When will my guineas lay?

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by Waldo, Jan 3, 2010.

  1. Waldo

    Waldo Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a flock of spoiled, loved, guineas hatched this past spring. I am expecting them to start laying this 2010 spring. Have never had guineas before, so am still learning about them. Could someone in my area tell me about when I can expect them to start laying. I live in middle Georgia, about 35 miles south of Columbus Ga. Thanks in advance for help.
     
  2. Cindiloohoo

    Cindiloohoo Quiet as a Church Mouse

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    May to August...generally speaking of course. I had a few lay into October.

    ETA: Yours should do about the same as mine considering the warmer climate. They slow in September, and are usually done around October. Possible to start in April depending on weather conditions.
     
    Last edited: Jan 3, 2010
  3. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    Mine usually don't start till into June.
     
  4. Quote:Same here. When they do lay it is sporadic and even though I put out "nesting tubs" for them, I find them in the pasture with bunches of eggs.

    Silly birds.
     
  5. chickenlittle32

    chickenlittle32 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 19, 2009
    Rayne Louisiana
    My guineas are laying right now...
     
  6. Waldo

    Waldo Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for your answers. I am looking forward to getting eggs and hatching them from my own guineas. It is very cold now but here in Georgia, spring comes early and maybe it wont be long before they start laying.
     

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