Sunday, July 29, 2007

Top 'n Tail For Katlynn

Here is my mama hen with her guinea babies that she hatched out settling into the very top of the pen. She is such a good mama and takes good care of her babies. She saves the best morsels of food for them and entices them by throwing it on the ground, then picking it up and shaking it. She hatched the eggs I gave her, then moved over to the next hen's nest and finished hatching that hen's too. You might notice that they are two different bunches.

Here is some tails of the baby guineas. They are such cute and interesting little creatures. The one on the far right is part of the second batch.

5 comments:

Audrey said...

Man! Those a cute guineas. That's really amazing how one momma can take over another nest. Is that common?

Bobbie said...

Audrey, I wish I knew. She just moved over, rooted the other hen out, then hatched the eggs.

Rima said...

very sweet! and disturbing as well

Hannah's Mom said...

Great top and tail... Ask Hannah about Guineas, for that matter ask me. lol We had the meanest guinea hen ever!!! She attacked all the wee ones when she got out of the coop, traumitized the neighbors weenie dogs and pecked Todds hand raw one time. I was never so glad to see a bird leave the nest as I was her.

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