Valley Hatchery is proud to offer a variety of Guinea Keets, including White, Lavender, Pearl, and Royal Purple guineas. These hardy birds are native to the West Coast of Africa and have a long history dating back to ancient Egypt and Greece, where they were prized for their meat and eggs. Guinea Fowl are known for their strong watchdog abilities and their ability to eat ticks and bugs.
Guinea Fowl are difficult to sex by sight, but males typically utter a one-syllable call (chit, chit, chit) while females have a two-syllable call (buck-wheat, buck-wheat). They are known for hiding their nests and then appearing with a large group of keets when allowed to free range. They also like to roost high in trees.
At Valley Hatchery, we are committed to providing high-quality Guinea Keets that are perfect for a variety of purposes. Whether you want to add some colorful and unique birds to your homestead or simply want the added protection of a natural watchdog, Guinea Fowl are an excellent choice. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to add these fascinating and useful birds to your flock.
Learn more about this breed, watch this video by ‘Livestock Breeds’: