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Guinea fowl can also be raised for meat and egg production
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. The meat of young guineas is tender and tastes like that of wild game. The meat is lean and rich in essential amino acids. Guinea eggs can be eaten just like chicken eggs (and should be collected daily if not used for hatching purposes.Guinea fowl meat is leaner and has a gamey flavor
. Chicken meat is lean, a little fattier than the kind you get from guinea fowl, and only a little gamey. Guinea fowl meat is darker, gamier, and even leaner than chicken meat. The meat is more difficult to properly cook, and its flavor does not appeal to everyone.Guinea fowl is poisonous
and Just like other poultry like chickens, ducks, and quail, guinea fowl are completely edible
. And can be quite delicious.
Guinea Hen Weed has amazing pain relieving, health promoting, body relaxing, and disease fighting properties
. Some of the other benefits: It is rich in antioxidants. It is used as a treatment for cold and flu symptoms and other respiratory conditions. The Anamu plant is used in a number of ways in Jamaica.
Konlan et al. (2011) reported that guinea fowl are able to lay throughout the year if they are fed ad libitum with adequate feed. In natural conditions, a guinea fowl can lay up 15 eggs per clutch
indicating almost 14 to 20 D between the first and the last egg.
Guineas usually start laying in March or April and may continue to lay until October. A hen from a carefully managed flock may lay 100 or more eggs a year
. Breeders generally produce well for two or three years.
A guinea hen will lay an egg almost every day during her laying season except when broody. That's 6-7 eggs a week.
A clutch of 15 to 20 eggs
is common, and the incubation period for guinea fowl is 27 days. Domesticated guinea fowl under extensive or semi-intensive management in Nigeria were reported to lay 60 to 100 eggs with a fertility rate of 40 to 60 percent.
The Helmeted Guinea fowl is a large bird, 53 to 58 cm (20 to 22 in), with a round body and small head. They weigh about 1.3 kg
(2.8 lbs), both males and females are around the same size.