Welcome to our series "Feathered Friend Friday." Every Friday I write a post with interesting facts, photos, videos, or funny stories about our chickens and guineas. If you need to catch up, you'll find all the Feathered Friend Friday posts here.
To get you ready for Valentine's Day next week, I thought I'd dedicate today's FFF to one of the cutest couples on our homestead.
These are two of the guineas that we hatched last July (go here for more on that). After they were old enough to be let out to free range, we noticed these two were quite fond of one another. They were often away from the other guineas doing their own thing. Over time, they have become so loyal to each other and are always together, no matter if
they are foraging for food in the woods or roosting in a tree for the
Guinea fowl tend to be monogamous, with the hen choosing her mate and sticking with him for life. How sweet is that? Maybe this is so sweet to me because that's basically what I did. I started dating David in high school when I was only 16 years old and he was my first and only boyfriend I've ever had. I can't believe I got it right on the first try! I feel so lucky and blessed that we found each other so young.
But back to the guineas! I snapped a shot of them looking like they were kissing, so I just had to do this -
Aren't they just the cutest? I love watching them together. I hope my little lovebirds help to get you in the Valentine's Day spirit :)
Do you have any special couples in your life or on your homestead?
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