Signs to look out for to indicate that the guinea fowl breeding season is under way are: Guinea fowl subdividing into smaller groups as Spring approaches. During the Winter months a large flock of guinea fowl will all free range together but during the Spring and Summer months the guinea fowl will move about in … Read more Guinea Fowl Breeding Behaviour
I recently received a comment asking about the management of guinea fowl hen sitting on her eggs and the keets that hatch out. Hi, We have a guinea fowl in our garden who has been sitting on her eggs for a long time now and some of them hatched this morning. We built a shelter … Read more Guinea Fowl Hen Sitting On Nest Of Eggs And Hatching Keets
I am often asked where to buy guinea fowl in Thailand. My farmingfriends friend Steve who lives in Chiang Mai provided me with the following information about where to buy guinea fowl in Thailand. On the main highway from Lampang about 15kms towards Chiang Mai on the right side is the country market of Hang … Read more Where To Buy Guinea Fowl In Thailand
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I have quite a few males in my flock of 23 guinea fowl and Charlie the guinea fowl has always been head of the pack. Funnily enough I was watching the 23 strong flock of guineas wander about the farm the other day and I actually said to my husband that it’s nice to see … Read more Male Guinea Fowl Pecking Order
On occasions a guinea fowl keet can hatch out with toes that are curled up into a fist shape. Sometimes they may straighten out on their own in the first day or so but if they don’t you can make a pipe cleaner shoe for the keet to wear which will help to straighten out … Read more Curled Toes On Guinea Fowl Keets
Mike from Borneo has some guinea fowl and one seems to have a leg that has reversed itself. “3 have ‘wonky feet. Once had splayd legs so I tied its legs together with string so that it could walk (sort of). I was then worrried about circulation and found some old ‘chain’ ear rings which … Read more Guinea Fowl With Leg Problem
I have been asked about hatching guinea fowl eggs, “The only query I have is that the man who sold me the eggs said that he “dry hatches” by which I presume he does not put any water in the reservoir – what do you think? Lesley” My response was: Hi Lesley, I have always … Read more Humidity Levels – Should You Dry Hatch Guinea Fowl Eggs?
I have been asked if guinea fowl can drink out of a stream. Guinea fowl drink water but can go for quite long periods of time without water as they originate from a hot, dry country. When guinea fowl free range they will happily drink water where ever they can find it, so I would … Read more Water For Guinea Fowl
I have been asked an interesting question about whether a guinea fowl hen can tell if the eggs she is sitting on are fertile. My guinea fowl’s mate died about two months ago, but she’s been laying on eggs for a few weeks now. Would she be able to tell if her eggs were infertile? … Read more Can Guinea Fowl Tell If Eggs Are Fertile?