A workshop on keeping healthy and happy chickens in your backyard.
Meet the new “cock o’ the walk”, Big Oz!
Meet Jessie, our new family pet and future livestock fox defence system.
Various resources for keeping foxes and poultry separated, chook pen designs, fencing, a chicken feeder, and the Australian FeralScan web site.
Foxes broke into our chicken pen and killed everything in sight. Don’t read this post if you’re sensitive!
I was interviewed by Gavin Webber from The Greening Of Gavin as part of a series of podcasts he’s done with sustainable bloggers from around Australia. Let me know what you think!
Our missing hen returns with a pleasant surprise for us – four gorgeous little chicks!
Some ideas for food, medicinal and other useful plants you can place in and around your chicken run for healthy, happy chickens.
If you’ve got a broody hen, rather than trying to “break her” why not let her raise a clutch of eggs? It requires almost no effort on your part, and is a lot of fun.
In our quest to eat more sustainably, we’ve been experiencing what it’s like to raise our own animals for meat. So far it’s only been chickens, but we just raised the bar another notch with the addition of three pigs to the back yard! Aren’t they adorable? These little guys are super-cute, and you could … [Read more…]