Not often in the household of poultry farmers can be found guinea fowl. This bird requires for itself an abundance of meadow grass. Not always near the house there are wide pastures. In the presence of excellent fields, you can save a lot on the stern for poultry.
Guinea fowl can live in the same house with chickens, geese or other birds. These individuals are not very fond of their habitat. Also it can be lodged indoors or in a cage.
Distinguish the female from the males not to the experienced master at first time will be a bit difficult. But if you carefully consider them, it becomes apparent that the size of females exceeds the size of males. The weight of females exceeds the weight of the latter in the range of 15-20%. In this case, all the screams of males are much more piercing. And the color of the earrings is brighter and they are longer.
For the divorce, it will be sufficient to select only three guinea fowls that will fit all the parameters of the general standard. The choice of birds should be taken more than seriously. It is necessary to compare all the features beforehand. When looking at guinea fowl, one should pay attention not only to the color of the feather shell, but also to the behavior of the bird and its egg-laying, so as not to pass by the most suitable individual.
Buy only tribal females and males. They must be withdrawn before the month of June. You should look at those who hatched before all. Chicks should be healthy with the correct structure of the skeleton, well developed and mobile.
It is recommended to turn on the blue light in the house. It acts soothingly on birds. Guinea fowls differ by their excessive fearfulness. Therefore, they need to behave quietly and calmly.
You need to look after guinea fowl carefully. Without constant communication with a person, the bird is gradually becoming wild. After that, it will be very difficult to work with them. Therefore, it is recommended that they even talk while they are feeding.
It will be very difficult to catch a bird’s hands. If you grab her by the side or by the tail, then only feathers remain in your hands. The bird dumps them, but runs off safely. To catch a guinea fowl is necessary with the help of a grid, which is covered with a bird. Keep it necessary for her only for wings or paws, carefully so as not to maim.
Birds can be walked on pastures. Sometimes they are released into the garden or to the garden. They are happy to undertake the destruction of harmful insects, including Colorado beetles. At the same time guinea fowl will not trample down young plants and tear the ground.
Features of breeding guinea fowl