Guinea FowlGuinea Fowl are known for their flight behavior and tick eating habits. They are wonderful backyard birds for those that are looking for a guard bird.
Production: Being seasonal layers, guinea fowl lay 60-100 eggs a year. The guinea hens can go broody and hatch out and brood their own young.
Temperament: The guinea fowl are flighty and loud birds. They are not recommended for the city keeper since they need a lot of space and area to forage. They do fly.
History: Guinea fowl has been in many cultures and history for quite some time. The Egyptians domesticated them 4,000 years ago and used them as a table bird.
Color description: The Pearl Guinea fowl is a dark gray color. They are marked with spots that are white in color. They have dark toes and shanks with black markings.
Weights: Cockerel 3.5 lbs, Pullet 3 lbs