Pocket Farm Magazine Exotics

Breed focus: Helmeted Guinea Fowl (Pintade)

Helmeted Guinea Fowl

Guinea fowl originate from Africa where there are several wild species including ones that are vulture like in appearance; however, it is the Helmeted Guinea fowl that is domesticated and kept in this country. Within the breed there is a huge range ...

Breed Focus: Japanese Quail (Coturnix)

Japanese Quail

Japanese Quail are particularly easy to look after, have very few specific requirements and can be kept inexpensively in relatively small hutches or runs. Joe Lat of Horton Hatchery takes a look at this diminutive but particularly versatile breed of poultry. ...