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How Long Do Guinea Fowl Live For?

| October 8, 2011

I have been asked how long do guinea fowl live for? The lifespan of a Guinea fowl is approximately 10 to 15 years although they can live beyond this. I currently have guinea fowl on the farm that are 7 years old. If you fancy having a go at incubating, hatching and raising guinea fowl [...]

Curled Toes On Guinea Fowl Keets

| October 17, 2009

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 [...]

Raising Guinea Fowl From 6 To 8 Weeks Old

| August 30, 2008

If you are raising guinea fowl from 6/8 weeks old then they don’t need to have heat and can go outside. I free range my guinea fowl during the day and then put them in a hut to roost at night although guinea fowl will naturally roost in trees if you don’t train them to [...]

Rearing Guinea Fowl Keets

| August 29, 2008

If you are incubating guinea fowl eggs then here is some information about rearing guinea fowl keets once the eggs have hatched. Guinea fowl keets can stay in the incubator for up to 24 hours as they can survive on the yolk sac that was in the egg with them. You can take them out earlier [...]