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Know your Eggs – Homesteading

On our little homestead, we have many different egg-laying animals. I would love to get an ostrich or an emu… but Larry (you know, the guy from KrisandLarry.com) put his foot down! LOL He has been doing that for years…. but really doesn’t know how many goats or pigs we have. I don’t think that I could swing adding a…

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Have you met a Coturnix Quail? Great Mini Farm Animal

Raising Coturnix Quail For centuries people all over the world have been raising Coturnix quail for their eggs and for their meat. In 1983, Coturnix quail were recognized as their own breed rather than being referred to as a common quail any more. They are very popular in both Asian and Middle Eastern cultures. And now are becoming more and…

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When asked… “What do you like about homesteading?”

The obvious answers are that I love the lifestyle. I love the fresh veggies. I love the fresh meat and knowing where my food comes from. I love the sweat and tears. I love the animals. I love the time that I spend with my family while we are working on different projects. But one answer that I give more…

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Learning to homestead with a small property

20 years of researching has led me to the conclusion that you can homestead on truly any size property. You just have to have GREAT organizational skills on smaller properties to streamline what you want to accomplish. Here is a link to homesteading.com and 15 homesteading ideas for your property. https://homesteading.com/homestead-farm-design-ideas/

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Raising mealworms for animal feed

The Benefits Of Raising Mealworms  Mealworms are an ultimate healthy snack for chickens, ducks, geese, and quail. They are jam packed with protein and something that your critters absolutely love. We raise our mealworms to feed to our hatching babies in the house. We raise (Grand Champion) Quail. The babies go CRAZY over the mealworms that we put in their feeders….

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Have you seen what we have on sale on our homestead this week?

Have you seen what we have on sale on our homestead this week?  We always have animals  (or a waiting list available).  Currently we have the following available:  Male Rabbits – Rex and New Zealand/Rex Mixes – $10 each Coturnix Quail (mix of breeds – Pharoah, Texas, Tibetan, Tuxedo) – $3 each or 10+ are $2.50 each Chicks  (Americauna and…

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Solar oven “hard boiled” quail eggs

There are so many different things that you can make in your solar oven.  A favorite snack in our house is hard boiled eggs…. especially quail eggs. They are BITE SIZED!  You can use a solar oven to “hard boil” using the hot air inside the oven.  When using a solar oven for eggs, an easy hack it to hard…

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Creating a fodder system

[sdm_download id=”4332″ fancy=”0″] Building a FODDER SYSTEM to feed livestock Finding simple ways, to make your products go further is something very important to our family. We have hundreds of animals on our homestead and needed to find a better way of feeding them. With fodder, we can quadruple our feed output for our animals just by sprouting trays of…

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What a GREAT Quail Day!

Besides being in the middle of a fantastic hatch (we are filling a huge order of quail this weekend) here on our homestead, we have added some beautiful new coturnix lines to our quail for our future hatches. We now have Golden Italian and Cinnamon Reds. Both BEAUTIFUL BIRDS!   We will have babies from this crew about June. Watch…

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Quail for sale; March 2016

Quail available now. GREAT for meat and eggs… (Yes, they lay daily like chickens) We currently have baby coturnix quail for available for sale. We incubate between 600-1000 eggs a month. They are full grown and lay at 8 weeks old and are great for both meat and eggs. Located in Chino Valley. $3 each or more than 10 are…

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Coturnix Quail at our homestead

Coturnix quail are extremely easy to raise for both meat and eggs. They are full grown between 6-8 weeks. And begin laying at that time too.  Their eggs are AWESOME in both flavor and in nutrients.   Here are the coturnix quail sub breeds that we are currently offering. We have been hatching quail for several years and bring in…