Italians breeds

Grigia comune
Italian Poultry breeds - Guinea Fowl

Origin and economic characteristics

Guinea-fowls with standard coming from northern Italy, very similar to the wild type (Numida meleagris).

Morphological characteristics

Mean weight:
- Male: 2,0 kg
- Female: 2,5 kg

Darkish grey plumage richly perly (perly spots with black orbit); the neck is violet with purple shades. Grey-black tarsus, often yellow spotted.

Grigia comune Guinea Fowl - Grigia comune (photo Paolo Nanni)

Grigia comune Guinea Fowl - Grigia comune (photo Paolo Nanni)


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