Quail eggs… What can I say? I thought those babies would sell like hot cakes making my little garden birds pay for their own keep. Oh, boy, was I mistaken! 15-16 eggs a day, every day, adds up quickly and then I had to figure out what I was going to do with all […]
Today we will have 10 hours and 23 minutes of daylight. Why is this important for those of us that raise birds? Because a bird’s laying cycle is based on daylight hours and the laying cycle peaks at 14-16 hours of daylight. This is why if we don’t supplement light we get fewer eggs in the […]
With winter arriving I had thought about making an enclosure for the quail to live in. We have 10 birds now and I would like to breed them so it would be nice to be able to really observe them. It would also make it easier to collect eggs if they were caged. A funny […]
Well it’s December 12th and fall has finally arrived on our homestead! Yes I know we are a bit behind this year but our pomegranate trees are finally turning yellow, Reagan is shedding and the chickens are finishing up there molt. Even though it’s nothing like winter right now we are feeling the season! One […]
If you are looking into getting chickens for the first time you are probably doing some research. You want to know what to feed them, how to house them, potential health issues ect. When looking at feed you will see some brands carry a “vegetarian” option. There are many reasons we don’t opt for a […]
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