Charolais Cattle

The farm has spent three generations breeding and rearing Charolais cattle.                         Charolais Cattle Originate from France. First imported in the 1960’s. White in colour. Have horns. One of the largest body size. Charolais bulls weighs up to one and a half tonnes. Bred for beef. Charolais cows don’t produce as much milk as other breeds. Fast … Read more

A Growing Flock

A kind neighbour gave me 3 guinea fowl, a male and 2 females nearly 3 years ago and I’ve been hooked ever since! I named the trio; Charlie, Camilla and Diana. (You can see their pictures on The Guinea Fowl Gallery page.) In the Spring of that first year I collected lots of eggs. My family … Read more

The Nutritional Value Of Guinea Fowl Meat

In recent years there has been a greater demand for guinea fowl meat. So why are more people eating this meat? Guinea fowl meat is lean and rich in essential fatty acids. The meat is low in calories with only turkey meat having fewer calories. Guinea fowl meat has approximately 134 kilocalories (kcal) per 100 … Read more

Farmyard Sounds – The Answers

Here are the answers to the farmingfriends farmyard sounds. Farmyard Sound 1 = female guinea fowl call. Farmyard Sound 2 = pigs grunting and squealing. Farmyard Sound 3 = pigs eating. Farmyard Sound 4 = sugarbeet loading into trailer. Farmyard Sound 5 = harvesting sugarbeet. Farmyard Sound 6 = tractor ploughing field. Farmyard Sound 7 = silage feeder. Farmyard Sound 8 … Read more

Answers to Mystery Animals Puzzle

Here are the answers to the Mystery Animals Puzzle. Go back to puzzle. Mystery Animal 1 = Sheep. Mystery Animal 2 = Cat. Mystery Animal 3 = Guinea Fowl. Mystery Animal 4 = Guinea Pig. Mystery Animal 5 = Cow. Mystery Animal 6 = Pony. Mystery Animal 7 = Horse. Mystery Animal 8  = Butterfly. … Read more

Incubating Egyptian Goose Eggs

Incubation Period The incubation period for Egyptian Goose eggs is 35 days. Incubation Temperature The temperature in the incubator for Egyptian Goose eggs is 99.5 degrees fahrenheit. Humidity Levels The humidity level (wet bulb thermometer) for Egyptian Goose eggs is 86-88 degrees fahrenheit. Final Day Of Egg Rotation The final day of egg rotation for Egyptian Goose eggs is day 32. Please note … Read more