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.
Egg Color: Brown, Speckled
Egg Size: Medium
Egg Production: Fair
APA - Recognized: Yes
Show Class: Helmeted Guinea Fowl
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Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.
- Lao Tzu