Autumn Valley Acres

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Guinea Fowl

Guinea fowl originating from Africa were caught and traded among ancient civilizations like Egypt about 4000 years ago. From there, many civilizations such a Rome found them to be an exotic delicacy and spread them across most of Europe until the fall of Rome. Today they can be found all across the world in rural and suburban areas.

First being recognized by the American Poultry Association in the early 2000s. Currently the varieties standardized are as follows: Pearl, Lavender and White

Additionally, the following varieties also exists: Royal Purple, Slate, Porcelain, Violet, Pied, Powder Blue, Opaline, Coral Blue, Buff, Buff Dundotte, Chocolate, Bronze, Pewter & Brown

Bold: Indicates varieties we breed

Weight:      Cock: 4 lbs.                     Hen:  3.5 lbs.

                        Cockerel: 3.5 lbs.         Pullets: 3 lbs.

Broody: Yes

Egg Color: Brown, Speckled

Egg Size: Medium

Egg Production: Fair

APA - Recognized: Yes

Show Class: Helmeted Guinea Fowl

Click the photo below to see our gallery of these wonderful birds