Guinea helmet confusion

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by guinealeghorn, Nov 20, 2016.

  1. guinealeghorn

    guinealeghorn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have helmeted guinea fowl, and I have always wondered what the helmets are for. I tried looking it up online, but I couldn't find anything. If you have any answers, please post!
     
  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchaholic Extrordinaire Premium Member

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    Probably just for display or to help them distinguish their species from another; a lot of animals and birds in particular have structures for those reasons.
     
  3. guinealeghorn

    guinealeghorn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you for posting! I hadn't thought of that!
     

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