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  1. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Guineafowl are loud, not as friendly as chickens, not very smart, but for some reason they are fun to have around the farm. In late summer of 2015 I got a dozen guineas along with some chicks. Over the course of the next few months 4 of the guineas went missing or died. I found one guinea...
  2. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    What are good chicken breeds for a long term shtf / teotwawki situation? Let's consider three traits: Hardiness Dual purpose for meat and egg production Broodiness Hardiness Hardy is defined as, "robust; capable of enduring difficult conditions." The breeds listed should be able to...
  3. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    My grandmother used to keep guineas. To me they were noisy little creatures who seemed to serve no real purpose. From what I understand their most enduring feature is pest control, which may be a good thing. I am thinking about getting some guineas just to use as pest control in my garden...
  4. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Hi one of my guinea fowl has a hurt toe (one of the mean male guineas took a bite out of it so him and another male kept pecking at it so i culled both of them :(, do to the fact they were very mean to the other males and females and they were toe pecking so now they are diner) and it appears to...
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