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An assortment of the following varieties of Guinea Keets: White African, Lavender, French Pearl, and Royal Purple guineas. The guinea make a very good watch dog and will let you know if something different is going on or if an intruder is around. They are known to be good tick and bug eaters. The origin of the Guinea is the West Coast of Africa. Figures of the Guinea Fowl are found on buildings built by ancient Egyptians as far back as 2400’s B.C. In 400 B.C. the Greeks considered the meat and eggs delicacies. Guinea Fowl are very hard to sex by sight. Guinea Fowl males utter a one-syllable call, usually repeated several times in succession: chit, chit, chit. Females utter a two-syllable call, usually repeated several times in succession buck-wheat, buck-wheat, buck-wheat, buck-wheat. Guinea Fowl normally hide their nests and then show up with many little keets when allowed to free range. They like to roost high in trees.


These Guinea Fowl do not start hatching until the weather is warmer so they are only available to hatch and ship from May through August. Only available as a straight run. This special is a "Dealers' Choice" and it does not guarantee an assortment. Color-records are not kept, and are not sorted.

Guinea-Unsexed-Dealers Choice

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