guinea-fowl

Poultry Farming Terminology – What’s in a Name?
May 15, 2019 . · Poultry 101

Whether you are new to poultry farming or you already have years of experience under your belt, you have probably at some point come across a poultry farming term that’s …

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Are Guinea Hens the Worst Moms of All?

By Jeannette Ferguson – Guinea Fowl Breeders Association Do guinea hens really make bad moms? Is there really a concern? What exactly is the problem with guinea hen moms, and why do …

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The Realities of Guinea Fowl Care

By Susie Kearley – Owning guinea fowl can be uplifting … or cause problems with the neighbors! When an old friend, Roy Miller, invited us to camp on his field in …

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15 Tips for Adding Royal Palm Turkeys to Your Flock
March 14, 2019 . · Poultry 101

We have considered adding turkeys to our backyard flock for a while now. While researching turkey breeds, we decided if we ever did get turkeys, we wanted a white, medium-sized …

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Keeping Guinea Fowl Safe
March 14, 2019 . · Poultry 101

Guinea fowl are unique in the poultry world. Anyone who has ever kept guinea fowl will know exactly what I am referring to. If you are wondering if there is …

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Guinea Fowl Care: Housing and Winter Survival

By Jeannette Ferguson, Guinea Fowl Breeders Association (GFBA) President Photographs by members of the GFBA Guinea fowl that are trained to roost inside a shelter at night will outlive those that …

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Gardening with Guinea Fowl

By Jeannette S. Ferguson – Moving to a home with some land in the country has its advantages. It is quieter, peaceful, no fumes from cars, buses or trucks, no smog, …

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Keeping Guinea Fowl: Reasons to Love Them or Not
March 14, 2019 . · Poultry 101

Guinea fowl undoubtedly spark more debates than any other barnyard poultry species. Some people love them, others despise them. What’s all the fuss about? Here are eight great reasons in favor …

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My Experience Raising Emus (They Make Great Pets!)
March 14, 2019 . · Poultry 101

I embarked on raising emus a couple years ago. I wanted to hatch one so bad because they are “cute,” however it is more than just cuteness that leads one …

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Combating 7 Critters in Chicken Coops and Runs
March 14, 2019 . · Coops

Keeping a clean, critter-free chicken coop and run is important for your chickens’ health and happiness. Insects, bugs, and rodents carry disease and eat feed; snakes will eat eggs and …

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