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Sorry to hear that (Behavior & Training)

by Barbara, Wednesday, December 14, 2016, 23:37 (249 days ago) @ adafarmgirl

That's not a good situation, and I'm sure you must be very concerned. I was beside myself when a couple of our guineas ended up in our trees for only one day. Do you have snow on the ground? If so, you will need to make an area that is clear of snow for them to fly down to. Maybe spread some dark material (hay, peat moss, dirt). The best enticement to lure them down is another guinea. Their flocking instinct might kick in to give them the courage to fly down.

I wouldn't worry about your guineas not eating for 6 days, but I would worry if they have not had any water to drink. If there is snow or ice on the branches, they are probably okay as they will peck at it. Bitter cold is not good either. If they do come down, you will need to check them for frostbite.

Gosh, I hope they come down for you. I know this brutal weather is just horrid for the birds and for people, too. Please let us know how things are going.


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