Guinea Fowl Family

July 22, 2010

The three guinea hens are running around now with 8 little keets.  I can see them far off in the field, running through the grass.

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3 head swivel towards me when I get too close!

The baby guinea keets have to really struggle to run through the grass on their short legs and keep up with the adults.

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Run, run, as fast as you can!

You can see how hard the little ones work in this video…. but ignore all the wind sound please!

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The little pale gray one is still hanging in there with the rest.

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Baby Guinea Keets in Grass

They have gotten brave enough these days to bring the babies in when we throw out feed.

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Chow time!

It certainly doesn’t take long for the baby guinea keets to learn to eat corn and bugs and everything else they see the hens eat!

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Food, glorious food!

Which is, of course, a good thing or the babies would soon starve!

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