Spicy pickled quail eggs are a great way to use your quail’s bounty of eggs in a delicious way! I like my pickled quail eggs with a bit of a kick…aka spicy. I have to worn you, these won’t last long but they are yummy while they do. This recipe has made converts out of […]
Living in the city or on a smaller property means that keeping a breeding flock of chickens is difficult. Often urban homesteaders don’t have the space or the legal ability to become more self-sufficient with traditional poultry. You may want to consider raising Coturnix Quail. Quail produce both meat and eggs quickly and efficiently. They […]
In an urban area, not everyone has neighbors like we do. Without our neighbors being very open, kind and willing to be bribed with fresh eggs, meat and veggies, we would not be able to do all the things we do on the homestead. Not everyone can raise turkeys, meat chickens, laying hens, ducks, rabbits […]
Quail are lovely little creatures and their eggs are so delicate and elegant. We kept Quail for a year but had to throw in the towel and admit defeat. It just didn’t work out. Most people have great success with raising Quail and this story is not written to deter you. This is a story […]
Regular readers of this blog know that I am a big fan of geese on the homestead, but their are plenty of other birds to consider if you’re starting a farm. They each have their own unique needs and benefits, and it’s quite possible you’ll find room for all of them or discover that only […]
Raising quail is perfect for every homestead, urban, rural, large or small. In this article, you’ll learn several advantages quail have over chickens, how to successfully raise them and how to tell males apart from females.