For overall practicality, quail make excellent additions to your garden routine. Added bonus: hens lay an egg daily too.
You Can Collect Eggs, but Can You Harvest Meat? Culling Your Flock Isn’t Easy
It never gets easier, but it puts the value of life and food into perspective as an almost religious experience.
Closet Gardening with LED Grow Lights
There’s no need to read about indoor farming as the wave of the future. It’s here now and is available to everyone.
Celadon Quail Hatch Nearly Thwarted by Fish
Since last month’s quail hatch yielded only eight chicks and because all that hatched were spoken for beforehand, I started another incubation on July 1. The new chicks are set to hatch…
Eight quail chicks find a new home
I’m going to miss these guys. They hatched a day and a half early, strong and ready to face the world. I had the privilege of keeping them for five days before…
Early Quail Hatches for a One Year Anniversary
Five of a new quail hatch hatched two days early, on Day 15, exactly one year since my first hatch. Yes, that’s a bottle cap. Coturnix quail are amazingly small but they’ll…
Raising Quail: Mom’s Apocalypse Birds
The Bright Idea: Raising Quail At the start of COVID shutdown in March 2020, I had the bright idea of making sure our food supply was fully sustainable. For my daughter and…