Do Keets Hatched By Guinea Hen Need Warmth From A Brooder?

I have been asked by a Incubating & Hatching Guinea Fowl Keets eBook customer if keets hatched by a guinea fowl will still need to go into a brooder for warmth. Yes, I have 3 guinea fowl. 1 girl and 2 boys. I’ve had them since they were 12 weeks and though fairly skittish, they’re … Read more Do Keets Hatched By Guinea Hen Need Warmth From A Brooder?

Brooder Litter For Chicks, Ducklings and Keets

I have received this tip and advice about litter for a brooder. “The safest, most comfortable ,most hygienic, most chick friendly and cheapest litter for a brooder is clean chopped straw. All you need is a small bale of straw and your lawnmower (with it’s collection bag on if possible). Lay straw on a clean,dry … Read more Brooder Litter For Chicks, Ducklings and Keets

Day Old Japanese Quail Chicks

I moved the day old quail chicks from the incubator after they had been hatched for 24 hours. Quail chicks can survive without food and water in the incubator for at least 24 hours as they absorb the yolk sac just before they hatch which provides them with nutirents in the first 24 hours. I … Read more Day Old Japanese Quail Chicks

New Guinea Fowl Keets For MeliaMary

One of my regular forum members MeliaMary from Australia¬†has just been sent 25 new guinea fowl keets. Here are the photos of the guinea fowl brooder with lamp, the guinea fowl keets arrival and day one and two activities from the brooder. You will see the keets eating, huddled together, becoming curious and finally eating … Read more New Guinea Fowl Keets For MeliaMary

Brooder Temperature For Guinea Fowl Keets

Guinea fowl keets require heat in the brooder for the first 6-8 weeks after hatching and then the heat can usually be turned off after 6-8 weeks depending on the conditions where the brooder is located and the number of birds in the brooder. For guinea fowl keets the brooder temperature should start at about … Read more Brooder Temperature For Guinea Fowl Keets