Tag: chickens

A bigger palace for the girls!

I spent most of the day extending the chicken run. It’s a metre longer, 10cms wider and now has a sliding gate rather than the swinging gate that was using a lot room to open. It’s a project that’s been on my mind for… Continue Reading “A bigger palace for the girls!”

Behemoth beetles

I found a few of these critters when I was cleaning out the chook run today. I reckon its always good to find new species here and there. Diversity is resilience and I hope these are adding an extra bit to the decomposition process.… Continue Reading “Behemoth beetles”

Mealworm Madness #5

  As you can see from the pic above, it’s time to clean out the¬†Mealworm Palace. The fine powdery stuff in the pic is called ‘frass’ and it’s what we call the leftovers after insects (in this case Mealworms) have eaten. It also includes… Continue Reading “Mealworm Madness #5”

The new chook palace

Over the last week, health and time permitting, I’ve deconstructed an old dog house that Athena donated and put it on stilts to make a new, luxurious, chook palace. The girls now have more space in the run as the new house has a… Continue Reading “The new chook palace”

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