Kai: So, despite hearing much raving about the ease and low cost of keeping coturnix quail, this has not exactly been the experience of ours.Continue reading No more Coturnix Quail
Tag Archives: Quail
Baby Chicks and Button Quail update
Kai: All four chicks have made it to 3 weeks.Continue reading Baby Chicks and Button Quail update
Button Quail Hatch
Kai: They hatched early!!!Continue reading Button Quail Hatch
New Eggs for Hatching
Kai: We decided to give some hatching eggs a go, and get some more experience in raising chicks.Continue reading New Eggs for Hatching
Chickens vs quail
Kai: Which is for you? Although it’s best to do your own research and get multiple opinions on the subject, our personal experience boils down to what our original plan for these types of birds was, which after a year’s experience, we still find to be the same.Continue reading Chickens vs quail
Baby Quail Hatch Update
Kai: The baby quail are 2 weeks old now. Out of the 8 that hatched, 7 have survived to this point and are looking good. One that still remains has a bit of a longer story though, as when he or she hatched, they were born with splay-leg. This condition can be fixed if caught immediately, and so luckily l recognized it shortly after hatch day – but at the same time, I had absolutely no experience with it.Continue reading Baby Quail Hatch Update
Baby Quail Hatched!
Kai: We recently acquired an incubator, and began the fascinating process of hatching quail!Continue reading Baby Quail Hatched!
This Animal is a Headache!
Kai: On our homesteading journey, we’ve acquired many animals. I love our chickens, pigeons, rabbits, and fish. Everything has its chore load, but they all get taken care of, and have their own values and place in the permaculture ecosystem. Aside that, many are beloved pets. However, there will always be that one thing that makes you crazy.Continue reading This Animal is a Headache!