Saw something interesting on a visit to the local pet supply store – a bag of dried mealworms for poultry. There were a few things that surprised me, the first that they were retailing $15 for a 100g bag (that’s $150 a kilo), and the second was that it was a product of China. So what I … Continue reading
Tag Archives: Poultry
The Day the Chickens went on Strike!
Chickens are reliable, but they are not machines. What happens when the nest box is empty and you only have one egg left but need more! No, you can’t lay your own, but other types of birds can. Enter the Quail! Continue reading
When Chickens Ruled the World
I’m finding it difficult to not enjoy myself when in the company of pet chickens. They scratch around making perculular noises, moreso when they are inside their run and not outside their run… Salt is louder than the others combined. In case you were wondering – Salt is the white one, Chilli is the red … Continue reading
Raising Courtnix Quail – From Chicks to Adults
Raising Courtnix Quail is a rewarding experience that aligns to a permaculture system and urban farming. Micro livestock that any gardener can farm! Continue reading