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PostPosted: Thu Aug 07, 2014 11:43 am 
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OMG, so excited! They had been chasing a bit, but thought that was just showing the youngsters who was boss. No nesting behaviour, nothing!

Incubators are both full with chook eggs, but hopefully some little guinea keets in a month or so :wee


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 07, 2014 1:33 pm 
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excellent Pazzwegian!
keets are so cute.

i saw in my diary that Saturday in a week was our first guinea egg last year; so you are doing great.

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 07, 2014 2:02 pm 
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Oh your so lucky Pazz...

More crazy little keets...

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 25, 2014 10:22 pm 
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Not another egg since :(

Would be worried I had imagined the whole thing if I still didn't have the egg sitting there!


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PostPosted: Mon Aug 25, 2014 10:57 pm 
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:laughing :laughing Are you sure they are not laying and hiding the nest? I once found a nest with about 30 eggs in it!

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PostPosted: Tue Aug 26, 2014 7:26 am 
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Hadn't thought of that! Will have a good look today


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 28, 2014 10:29 pm 
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we haven't seen one yet.
not saying there haven't been any though . . .

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 29, 2014 7:17 pm 
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Nope, still no eggs....

These birds are thinking too much about it... more action, less thinking needed..

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 29, 2014 8:42 pm 
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Haven't seen another egg and didn't find a nest, though that's not to say there isn't one. :(


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 29, 2014 9:32 pm 
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I hope you get some more soon!

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PostPosted: Sat Aug 30, 2014 6:41 am 
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What are you feeding them?

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PostPosted: Sat Aug 30, 2014 9:47 am 
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Same as my hens, Barastoc layer pellets, but they free range most of the time


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PostPosted: Wed Sep 10, 2014 6:04 pm 
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we got our first guinea egg yesterday and my darn Labrador ate it!
on the plus side, in the same spot was another egg today.

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 10, 2014 6:23 pm 
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Oh YAY for you Grabby.. :woot: :woot:

Still waiting.. :hmmm:

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PostPosted: Thu Sep 11, 2014 1:52 am 
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What age do Guineas commence laying - my new lot of eleven birds are just 20 weeks, they don't yet look quite full-grown size, so I didn't expect eggs this season. Should they be given a couple of nest boxes just-in-case, I think most of them are hens.

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