Use Your Chooks!

Chickens were born to weed + bug hunt. The very jobs I dislike. So in a beautiful win – win, we help each other out. I grow lots of greens for them and they clean it all up for me and prep for following crops. The secret to a happy life is to get everyone […]

Chooks Workshop

Come along and learn how to run a healthy, organic flock (no pellets required). We’ll be talking design, breeds, chook herbs, a natural chook breakfast, solving basic chook problems and most importantly how to lovingly cull. Two places left, so register today! April 12 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm | $65.00 Chooks fit into an edible backyard like […]

Give your Chooks a Red Mite check this January

Red mite season is upon us! These tiny little red spiders will drive your chook nuts (imagining being crawled over all night long). Do check. Simply pull back the bedding in the egg box in the morning and you’ll see them scamper away, or you’ll see them on the eggs. Another check is to run […]

The Lowdown on Broody Chooks

Sweetie cooling off in the broody box Most heritage chooks hear natures call to nest and hatch babies – especially in spring. Some more often than others, as in the case of Light Sussex hens like Sweetie in the pic. Who will have atleast 3 retreats a year. This is being broody – sitting on […]