Raising Guinea Fowl: A Low-Maintenance Flock

Compared to chickens, guinea fowl are low-cost and low-maintenance, and do a standout job as chemical-free pest control.

Of the seven species of guinea fowl, the "helmeted pearl" is by far the most common. It has a white, featherless face, bright red wattles, and gray polka-dotted feathers.
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