Category Archives: Chooks
Great video by Brett, down at Limestone Permaculture. This is permaculture :) One-Acre Permaculture Garden Feeds 50 Families
Another three little girls for our flock :) The ginger and the dark grey (blue) are belgian d’uccles, and the light grey (blue) is a jap bantam. They are all point-of-lay and said to be smoochy, especially the dark grey … Continue reading
Live in a city but want a country lifestyle and connection to your food? No worries! :) Suburban farming: The Australians with country lifestyles, but city lives
Pest Patrol is up and has gone french this morning: no frog’s legs, but four grasshoppers are a close substitute, and go well with 7 snails, apparently :P
Nine years ago, this assertive, opinionated, Queen-of-all-she-surveys (ie not just the hen house or even the backyard – just ask Ken over at Zoo Studios :P) was hatched. She may be a bit arthritic now and can’t fly anymore (its more … Continue reading
Poor little Langs (bantam Langshans). I’m pretty sure there are more feathers in the carry box (we’ve been bringing them in at night since it’s cooled off) than there are on the chickens.
In our own way, we’ll be doing each of these up at The Farm (our ‘hedgerow’ will be mostly natives to attract local birds and pollinators, and create habitat), but you can achieve a lot of these in our own … Continue reading
The bees have their wet-towel covers, and Little is discovering that standing in front of the fan in the aircon is actually pretty good :) (even though our aircon is ‘only’ set to 26C, its still a big difference to … Continue reading
The girls are enjoying their first iceblock for the day, sipping the cool water alongside the block, and pecking out the cold corn kernels :) Even got the flighty ‘blondies’ (old english game) interested!