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Guinea Fowl: Guard Dogs & Good Eating! by Athene Lollman. "Looking for a versatile poultry for your small farm or homestead? Consider guinea fowl. The epitome of self-reliance, guineas need only minimal shelter and will do their own foraging, devouring noxious insects and ticks, as well as bothersome weed seeds." Molly Green - January/February 2015 - Page 12


Helmeted Guinea-fowl (Numida meleagris): Lives on the savannah and in the bush eating insects and seeds. They enjoy eating ticks and that possibly reduces the spread of lyme disease.

from Countryside Network

Best Backyard Chickens: Facts about Chickens, Best Chickens for Eggs, Raising Meat Chicken Breeds, What to Feed Chickens & Easy Chicken Coops to Build

Guineas. They kill/eat ticks, japanese beetles, and even snakes. They eat weed seeds. They don't destroy garden like chickens.

from eHow

How to Fix a Lawn That Is Overrun with Weeds and Crabgrass

Keep crabgrass out of your lawn with a combination of mechanical and chemical control methods.