Guinea Fowl

Guinea fowl (Numida meleagris) are native to Africa (Fig. 8). They are domestically raised and marketed as a specialty fowl in many parts of the world. Guinea females are reported to lay about 150 eggs in a 9-month season. Chicks are hatched artificially and raised much like meat chickens or turkeys. The meat of young guineas is reported to be excellent with a slightly gamy flavor. Eviscerated packaged birds typically weigh 3.5 to 4 lb and are often sold in an eviscerated, whole-body package for about $3 per pound.

Figure 8. Guinea fowl.

In France, guinea fowl are a staple food and are available in most supermarkets and many open markets around the country.

Homemade Pet Food Secrets

Homemade Pet Food Secrets

It is a well known fact that homemade food is always a healthier option for pets when compared to the market packed food. The increasing hazards to the health of the pets have made pet owners stick to containment of commercial pet food. The basic fundamentals of health for human beings are applicable for pets also.

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