It’s a chicken–no, it’s a turkey–wait…it’s a guinea fowl! Guinea fowl are among the most misunderstood of all the birds you might own on your homestead. They have received a bad rap over the years, namely for their noisy nature and tendency to wander, but they also host a considerable amount of benefits for the […]
You’ve decided to raise guinea fowl and like most people, you’ve decided to get started with guinea keets rather then adult guineas. (smart move!) Guinea keets are about the cutest little things you will ever see. They have bright orange beaks and legs and scurry around like crazy little bugs! Luckily raising guinea keets is […]
Regular readers of this blog know that I am a big fan of geese on the homestead, but their are plenty of other birds to consider if you’re starting a farm. They each have their own unique needs and benefits, and it’s quite possible you’ll find room for all of them or discover that only […]
Over the years I’ve been writing this blog, chickens have been a regular topic and there are a few themes that have been particularly popular. Chicken tractors Gender of chicks Guinea fowl Feeding chickens Butchering and cooking chickens
Sure guineas are great bug hunters, but what else do you really know about them? I have 14 reasons you should avoid getting guinea fowl for your homestead. A must read if you’re thinking about raising a few guineas!
Everyone knows that guineas are great tick control and excellent watchdogs. Do you know the other 10 reasons you should be raising guineas on your homestead?