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When will my guinea hens begin laying eggs?

When will my guinea hens begin laying eggs?

Guinea hens typically begin laying eggs the spring after they hatch although if they hatch early enough in the year, they may lay some eggs the sa...
Can French or Jumbo Guineas Fly?

Can French or Jumbo Guineas Fly?

They can if you kick them hard enough. Haha. While that may be true it's also true that French guineas (also called Jumbo guineas) can most certain...
Why are my baby guinea fowl dying? Here are some things to double check...

Why are my baby guinea fowl dying? Here are some things to double check...

  Dying keets are likely from issues with three main things: heat, food, and water. Let's examine the proper application of these three things... ...
How do I release guinea fowl so they stick around my farm?

How do I release guinea fowl so they stick around my farm?

How do I release guinea fowl so they stick around my farm?  Guinea fowl are territorial birds and will free range well over a 5 acre area. This is...
Do French (Jumbo) guinea fowl have to be artificially inseminated?

Do French (Jumbo) guinea fowl have to be artificially inseminated?

This is a frequent question that arises around the internet and on the BackyardChickens.com forums. Do French guinea fowl (also known as Jumbo gui...
3 Reasons to buy French Guinea Fowl Online

Why on earth would I want to buy ugly guinea fowl??

Ah, good question. Some people actually think guinea fowl are cute but I don't know I would go that far. Maybe they are so ugly they are cute. Kin...
Difference between French and Jumbo Guinea Fowl

What's the difference between French guinea fowl and Jumbo guinea fowl?

The short answer is there is no difference between French and Jumbo guinea fowl. Basically the characteristics between French guinea fowl and Jumbo guinea fowl are the same. In fact, the term "French" and "Jumbo" are used interchangeably.