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Guinea Fowl of the World R. H. Hastings Belshaw

Guinea Fowl of the World

R. H. Hastings Belshaw

Published May 1st 1985
ISBN : 9780947647209
Paperback
224 pages
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Guinea Fowl may be divided into two distinct groups: (a) Wild species -found in Africa, and (b) Domestic species, which are kept for food and predate many other Galliformes as a domesticated bird. This book describes all the known species in detail,MoreGuinea Fowl may be divided into two distinct groups: (a) Wild species -found in Africa, and (b) Domestic species, which are kept for food and predate many other Galliformes as a domesticated bird. This book describes all the known species in detail, with chapters on: Guinea Fowl in History- The Species- Common Guinea Fowl- Guinea Fowl Culture- Selective Breeding: Nutrition- Diseases, Parasites, Pests and Predators- and Marketing. Book includes 16-page full-colour section showing the main species. This is probably the only volume with comprehensive coverage of all species and their characteristics.