Prospects and challenges to guinea fowl (Numida meleagris) production in Nigeria

@inproceedings{Ebegbulem2018ProspectsAC,
  title={Prospects and challenges to guinea fowl (Numida meleagris) production in Nigeria},
  author={Victoria N. Ebegbulem},
  year={2018}
}
Though it originated from Africa, the guinea fowl is rapidly growing in population around the world. In Nigeria, it is second to the domestic fowl in terms of number and protein supply.1 Large numbers of guinea fowl exist in the wild in the guinea savanna region of Nigeria. Despite this large numbers, most of the commercial poultry production is focused on the exotic chicken neglecting our indigenous poultry species. Very little research studies have been carried out on the guinea fowl. Owing… CONTINUE READING

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