Guinea fowl

Guinea fowl :
Guinea fowl likes to live in pair but it is non profitable in commercial view. In commercial view litter method or cage method is appropriate. One male guinea fowl is enough for three or four female guinea fowl in litter method. Ten guinea fowl are cultivated in one square meter place in litter method but in cage method half place is enough. Cage system:
In this method brooding, bearing and breeding is completed in cage. This cage space is depend on number of guinea . Limited place is needed for this system. Light is very essential matter for guinea fowl breeding. At least 8 hour light is needed after born and gradually it increased in 17 hour in daily from after born to 12-13 week. It takes up to 28 days to break hutches egg of guinea fowl.


Brooding :
Brooding of little guinea fowl as same as hen brooding.
brooding must start from 35 degree Celsius and gradually it decreased to 21 degree Celsius in 6 week age.

                                                                              
Guinea fowl for meet :
guinea fowl become adult within 11-16 week after born and in this time each guinea fowl is needed  0.065 square meter place. Average weight of a guinea fowl in marketing is 1200 – 1400 g.m.


Food :
Here is a chart for guinea fowl-

Age (week)
food Quantity
(quantity- day)
Age (week)
food Quantity
(quantity- day)
1
10-12
11
51-53
2
14-16
12
54-57
3
18-20
13
58-60
4
22-25
14
62-65
5
27-32
15
67-69
6
35-40
16
72-75
7
41-44
17
78-80
8
44-46
18
85-90
9
46-48
19
90-100
10
48-50
20 or more
105-110

Diseases :
Generally diseases of guinea fowl as same as hen. For this injection and treatment all are as same as hen and must follow it.

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