Cooking up both quail and quail eggs for dinner.
Processing our first quail for a bday dinner.
Killing slugs – what works?
Building an Incubator, Part II. Wiring the fan, placement of items, building an egg turner, and crash course in incubation.
Part I of how to build your own homemade incubator – includes wiring the bulb and thermostat, as well as building a floor.
Today we cleaned out the incubator and opened the eggs that didn’t hatch. They passed away for one reason or another, though I didn’t look close enough or open any up to look. But I did think it was neat to see them in their different stages of development. The aftermath: WARNING: If you don’t…
Hatching Day #2
Quail eggs started hatching today, here’s the first one.
When our friends acquired three chickens for their backyard, I was pretty jealous. Fresh eggs every morning? Heck yes! I considered the possibility of getting my own, but their size and their obvious chicken-ness seemed prohibitive. Then, I read an article that talked about quails and how they produce more eggs and meat for the…