Meet the new “cock o’ the walk”, Big Oz!
Eight Indian Runner ducklings join the growing menagerie!
We welcomed two new residents to the homestead this week – a pair of 4-month-old white muscovy ducks named Sir Francis and Louie.
A little more unusual than chickens and ducks, geese can provide several useful functions in the garden if you have the space.
This story has been a bit of a saga. Remember back when I got Molly the leghorn to go broody and slipped some eggs under her? Well, none hatched. I think it was a combination of inexperienced first-time mother and low fertility rate of eggs. She was sitting on 6 eggs: three exploded in the … [Read more…]
It can be hard to find chickens for sale locally, especially if you’re after a particular breed. Here is a big list of all the places I found when I was looking: Illawarra Mercury Classifieds (look under pets, horses and livestock, and for sale categories) Other local newspaper classifieds (Kiama Independent, Lake Times, etc) The … [Read more…]