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Category Archives: Guinea Fowl


Dammit, “Little Dove,” Why Wouldn’t You Listen?

Bad things can happen to good animals. We promised ourselves we wouldn't get into writing obituaries for every animal that dies on the farm. With nearly 100 living here today, your patience--not to mention interest--would soon be spent. But this week's loss bears some note, not just because we got a little close to her, ...Read more

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These birds have beaten the odds

[caption id="attachment_339" align="aligncenter" width="604"] Newborn keets huddle around "Little Dove."[/caption] There is good news, and there is bad news. The good news: we have a second batch of baby guinea fowl. The bad news: we have a second batch of baby guinea fowl, and the really bad news is there is a third hatch pending. ...Read more

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Guinea Fowl: The Rodney Dangerfields of Poultry

"They are a good warning system--very loud when someone enters their space," we were told. "They eat lots of insects and pests, especially ticks," we read. "They are difficult to keep on a farm if allowed to run free," we heard. "They look really weird and they are loud," others said. There was more. Forget ...Read more

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Our honeybees forage on a variety of crops planted on the farm, as well as native species of trees, plants and weeds.

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