Reasons For Keeping Guinea Fowl

I think that guinea fowl are fantastic birds. They have beautiful plumage, a quirky nature and there is never a dull moment with them in the farmyard.

Quirky Guinea Fowl

Why Keep Guinea Fowl?

  • The birds can be used to protect the farm because of their loud cry.
  • Guinea fowl help to reduce the insect population in vegetable gardens.
  • They do not scratch the earth in your garden¬†as much as chickens.
  • Guinea fowl have been used in America to reduce the deer tick population associated with Lyme disease.
  • Guinea hens are extremely good layers, laying daily from late February to October.
  • Meat from young guinea fowl is tender and flavoursome.

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