A breed called the Siberian white guinea fowl was bred in the Omsk region. The selection was carried out by workers of the Siberian Institute of Agriculture. A new species was obtained from gray-mottled individuals of guinea fowl. In the final result of the mutation, scientists received several individuals of light color. The breeding of the Siberian white guinea fowl took a lot of time and effort. Weak and maloprotective birds were rejected. For reproduction, only the strongest individuals were selected. As a result, a new breed of Siberian white guinea fowl
The new look has a white color of the feather shell. Basically, they have a white with a creamy background, on which bright spots stand out white spots. The species of Siberian white birds on the background of other individuals differs not only in color, but also in the color of the beak and in the shade of the legs. They have a darkish pink color. The neck and head of these birds is a mixture of white with blue blotches. They also have earrings in red. The guinea fowl has a pale pink hue
These birds rarely lose feathers until the fall. In particular, the femoral muscles are well developed in females. The representatives of this breed have an elongated trunk. They also have a deep chest and a slightly elongated keel
White guinea fowl differs from its ancestor in that it is egg-laying. The percentage ratio exceeds 25% of the number of eggs laid in one period. Also this breed is more profitable because the Siberian guinea fowl quickly gain weight and grow. On the quality and properties of meat, this species is the same as other representatives of this family
The breed of Siberian guinea fowl is unpretentious. They are able to survive in virtually all conditions of detention. They have a more calm disposition. A characteristic advantage of this breed is that they are viable and enduring. They are not afraid of cold and temperature changes. They perfectly get on with other breeds of domestic birds. White guinea fowl are unpretentious in nutrition. Birds can live on walks, in enclosed spaces or even in cages
For one egg cycle, one female can demolish approximately 80-90 eggs, sometimes the number can reach 100 pieces. An adult may have a body weight of up to 2 kg. A guinea hen at the age of only 10 weeks can weigh approximately 0.90 kg. At the same time, 3-3.3 kg of feed per 1 kg of growth is expended. Fertility of eggs can be traced in 75-90% of cases. Siberian white guinea-pigs are distinguished by the speed of reproduction. Only 53-54% of young animals survive from the total number of chicks.
Siberian white breed of guinea fowl