I’m a big believer that if you have the space, raising more than one type of poultry will help you become more self-sufficient. In addition to chickens, we also raise ducks, quail, and turkeys, and we’ve considered adding guineas and even an emu (although emus can jump well, and require high fencing, and since we…
Raising quail is a great way for even urban homesteaders to have fresh, sustainable eggs. Many cities and towns have banned chickens, but don’t specifically outlaw quail, creating an opportunity for you to start raising quail for their eggs. Although their eggs are smaller than chicken eggs, they’re just as tasty, and can still be used in cooking….