I have just received an email to say it’s WORLD SPARROW DAY (20th March 2011). World Sparrow Day helps raise public awareness about the decline of the house sparrow and throw light on the problems faced by the species in its daily fight for survival. You can do your bit by making a note of … Read more World Sparrow Day 20th March 2011
It is always a joy to receive an email from my friend David in Cyprus as I am learning lots about the produce that grows in the foothils of the Troodos Mountains and Cypriot life. Here is David’s letter: Hi Sara and all at Farming Friends Well it has been a long while and I … Read more News From Cyprus – Gardening, Photography & Growing Vegetables
There are 3 ways to hatch guinea fowl eggs: 1) In an incubator. 2) Under a guinea fowl hen. 3) With a broody bantam hen. I was reminded of this the other day when I had an email from anne saying that she was going to try all three methods. Here are some things to … Read more Ways To Hatch Guinea Fowl Eggs
I have been asked by a Incubating & Hatching Guinea Fowl Keets eBook customer if keets hatched by a guinea fowl will still need to go into a brooder for warmth. Yes, I have 3 guinea fowl. 1 girl and 2 boys. I’ve had them since they were 12 weeks and though fairly skittish, they’re … Read more Do Keets Hatched By Guinea Hen Need Warmth From A Brooder?
I have been asked about candling duck eggs. I haven’t candled eggs myself before but I think it is a good idea so that you can check the eggs are fertile, see the development of the embryo and discard any infertile eggs. I have read that it is ok to candle duck eggs from day … Read more Candling Duck Eggs