Parts Of A Female Guinea Fowl

Here is a photograph of a female guinea fowl and the parts of her body have been labelled. This photograph shows the different parts of a female guinea fowl’s body. Helmet/Casque – The helmeted guinea fowl has a pointed crown on the top of her head which is often called the casque. Eyes – Guinea fowl have two … Read more Parts Of A Female Guinea Fowl

Origins Of The Guinea Fowl

  Wild guinea fowl originate from Africa. Their name derives from the place called Guinea on Africa’s West coast. There are many species and subspecies of guinea fowl that are currently recognised. Domestic guinea fowl are descended from one of the wild species (Numida Meleagris). Guinea fowl were domesticated thousands of years ago. These birds were … Read more Origins Of The Guinea Fowl

Biosecurity – Protect Your Poultry From Bird Flu

With the news of an outbreak of bird flu of the H5N1 strain in Britain, it is important that the UK poultry farmers, small-holders and henkeepers have the correct biosecurity measures in place. Food containers should be kept inside or protected from wild bird contact. Water containers should be kept indoors and protected from wild … Read more Biosecurity – Protect Your Poultry From Bird Flu