Guinea fowl chicks
Female lays 8 to 15 eggs that hatch after incubation of 24 to 30 days.
Only female takes part in the incubation of eggs, while male guards the
nest. Chicks, known as keets, fledge at the age of 4 weeks.
Two-months-old guinea fowls are ready to return to the flock with their
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