Category Archives: Chooks

24 April 2017 6:44am – Poor Langs!

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.  

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23 February 2017 12:44pm – 7 Ways To Bring More Ecology To Your Farm

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

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12 February 2017 11:21am – Little Discovers the Fan

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

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12 February 2017 9:56am – Corn Iceblocks

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!

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10 February 2017 2:32pm – Heat Wave

If you have pets, particularly elderly ones, please take special care of them this weekend. Do whatever you can to keep them as cool as possible, mist their enclosures, check and change their water frequently (chooks will avoid drinking warm … Continue reading

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6 October 2016 2:44pm – One Chicken Can ..

One Chicken Can … Did I mention how awesome chickens are :)

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16 September 2016 4:44pm – ‘Free range’ eggs

Beware: not all ‘free range’ is as claimed Consumers urged to boycott 19 egg brands after free range definition announced

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22 April 2016 2:18pm – Urban Food Street

Urban Food Street, in Buderim, is in the news! What I wouldn’t give to live in a place like this; it would be a dream come true. Anyone interested in starting our own? Food Street: Feeding off the kerbside and … Continue reading

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7 April 2016 8:37pm – House-sitting and Weeding Services Now Available

Sick of worrying constantly when you go on holidays? Want to be able to relax and actually enjoy your time away? Myrtle Farm now offers house-sitting (inc basic cleaning services), pet-sitting, poultry-sitting, garden-sitting and weeding services. House-sitting, Pet-sitting, Poultry-sitting, Garden-sitting … Continue reading

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7 April 2016 5:01pm – Warm Earth Mag

Look what I found at the Newsagency today! Could they possibly cram in more of the topics-I’m-interested-in into one magazine?? Food streets, native bees, banana, chooks, moon planting, ‘old style’ hand tools, kimchi … If you’re looking for me, I’ll … Continue reading

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