Country of Origin: Africa, Central African plains
Primary Use: pest control, hobby, eggs, meat
Bird Size: Adult male – 3 to 3.5 lbs. Adult Hen – 3.5 lbs
Egg Production: Can begin as early as 16 weeks.
Egg Size: the shell is small and shaped like a top
Egg Color: Egg shell color varies depending on which hen lays it.
Comb Type: Guineas have a helmet, commonly called the casque;
Hardiness: Winter hardy as long as they are not exposed to drafts or dampness
ALBC Priority: N/a