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All about guinea fowl

Who said I was the ‘bald-headed, low-tailed hunchback of the farmyard’?

Jules Renard.

What makes organic guinea fowl better than other types?

‘Organic’ guinea fowl are raised to a set of specifications specific to organic farming, for a minimum of 98 days, with access to an outdoor enclosure.


Is there a guinea fowl that stands out?

Is the star of the show the guinea fowl capon? This is a top quality gastronomic bird, well known for its tender meat. Sought after for its unique and incomparable flavour, its delicate taste will delight guests at the best tables!

How is the guinea fowl capon presented?

It can be presented in a variety of ways. Ready-to-cook (no offal), oven-ready (with offal, head and legs) or in a more traditional manner: dressed with its feathers for a beautifully presented dish. A feast for your eyes and your taste buds.

How do you keep guinea fowl?

Guinea fowl should be kept in a refrigerator at 4°C, wrapped in greaseproof paper or a dishtowel (remove the plastic wrapping if the bird is on a poultry tray). This will improve the quality of the guinea fowl meat.

Does France have a good market position in the production and consumption of guinea fowl?

France is the world champion! It is the world leader in the production, consumption and export of guinea fowl, with over 30,000 tons per year.

Me, ill-bred?

The rearing of guinea fowl has greatly improved since the 1970s.  Modernization, with a concern for a selection of fillets based on size and quantity, has become increasingly rational, with improvements in sanitation and building design.

What is meleagriculture?

This is the French term for guinea fowl breeding.

Do I screech or squawk?

I do both, that is I how I express myself.