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Guinea Hen Mom with Keets

Close Up - A black and white mother guinea bird sitting on eggs. A number of Keets have already hatched and are peeking out from under her.

Guinea hen mom with her 1-day-old keets—there are about 22 keets hiding under mom and more eggs  that still may hatch. Guinea eggs hatch after about 26 - 28 days of incubation.

About 10 baby keets are surrounding the guinea fowl mother, who is still sitting on the eggs

Keets at 2 days old with mom guinea hen

The guinea hen is walking around the coop and the keets are looking around the coop

Keets at 2 days old with mom guinea hen

Three adult guinea fowl are eatting out of a feed dispenser with a lot of baby keets all around them.

Keets at 8 days with three adult guineas

Close Up - Keets are walking across a coop and the adult guinea fowl are looking over them The adult guinea fowl and the baby keets are both pecking at the dirt floor of the coop.