Guinea Fowl

  • 2 Replies
  • 413 Views
*

freefolk

  • Experienced Member
  • ***
  • Location: Near Andover, Hampshire
  • 101
Guinea Fowl
« on: March 20, 2019, 07:29 »
My neighbour has a guinea fowl, a few months old.  It wanders round the back and forages.  So far so good.  When I start planting my brassicas, corn etc etc, does anyone know if they are partial to young veg?  I am going to net stuff, but just thought I would ask.  Many thanks.

*

New shoot

  • Global Moderator
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Location: Reading
  • 14123
Re: Guinea Fowl
« Reply #1 on: March 22, 2019, 09:32 »
I've never had experience of guinea fowl Freefolk, but I would bet they do peck veg.  Pheasants do and they are similar forage feeders.



*

8doubles

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Location: Hakin Pembrokeshire
  • 5103
Re: Guinea Fowl
« Reply #2 on: March 30, 2019, 18:40 »
I would have said their diet was much the same as a pheasant but i found this on another forum ,

[Wild guineas eat mainly insects, and domestic guineas can consume large amounts of insects without affecting garden vegetables or flowers.]

Fingers crossed it is not a veggie gleanie ! :)



xx
Guinea Fowl

Started by whistler on The Hen House

2 Replies
1096 Views
Last post December 16, 2007, 20:35
by whistler
xx
Guinea Fowl

Started by jshrubbs on The Hen House

1 Replies
1039 Views
Last post May 18, 2007, 16:39
by diamond_lil
xx
Old Guinea Fowl

Started by Fen on The Hen House

1 Replies
802 Views
Last post October 30, 2009, 20:54
by Vember
xx
Guinea Fowl

Started by Nails on The Hen House

1 Replies
993 Views
Last post November 15, 2009, 20:33
by Vember
 

Page created in 0.16 seconds with 38 queries.

Powered by SMFPacks SEO Pro Mod |