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Raising guinea fowls for steady income
Thanks to technical support and funding from Vi Xuyen Agricultural Extension Station (VAES), Mrs. Nguyen Thi Oanh from Vi Xuyen, Ha Giang went to Bac Giang Province to buy 500 breeding guinea fowls for raising.


Through technical guidance and documents from VAES, she had been taught about feeding technique, and type of foods for  guinea fowls,  such as paddy, corn, green-foods and vegetables like grasses and etc.

Before raising, Mrs. Oanh planted 1000 m2 of Va06 grass and spinach as a green-food for chicken.

For almost localities, guinea fowls  - chickens seem quite strange, they have a strong crying like wild birds, and fly very well. This caused the  localities didn't suspect about the effectiveness of this model.

After 4 months raising, Mrs. Oanh found the techniques of raising guinea fowl  is quite simple, not different from normal chickens. With strong resistance can help them to resist against diseases in poultry.

In few months of raising, she sold over 400 guinea fowls which income estimated about 50 million VND, the rest 40 guinea fowls  she saved for breeding.

 

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