Bella the hen no longer is a Mama hen. She has left her Guinea keet babies.
The keets are 32 days old now.
They still run to their adopted Mama, Bella, for food, but she no longer makes that clucking noise telling them food is ready for them. Bella now eats the food herself, instead of feeding her babies. The keets now forage and search for bugs by themselves during the days, in addition to eating chicken food by themselves.
In the evenings they used to like to sleep beside Bella in several nest boxes. Bella now wants to sleep on the roosts with the other chickens, not in a nest box with her babies. I guess it is time for the keets to be totally on their own with no mama hen.
The keets have been totally integrated into the flock since they were not much older than 2 weeks old, so the flock is used to them. The birds in the flock don't think twice about all these miniature birds among them.
The keets must now fend for themselves in the big world.
I still go into the coop every evening in the dim and darkness and inventory everyone, to make sure no one is missing. I also take Bella off the roost and put her in one of the nest boxes with the babies so they can get some "Mama Bella" time.