From Parrots to Poultry

As I listen to my parrots in the living room, I am reminded that I’ve always had an affinity for feathered creatures. At one time I had a bird room where I bred zebra finches and parrotlets and I was involved extensively in the pet bird market selling my own...
Deviled Quail Eggs (Flock Friday)

Deviled Quail Eggs (Flock Friday)

Have I mentioned I’m a bird person? The last time I had quail they were button quail, which are great in an aviary as they run along the bottom and clean up spilled seeds. Birds are notoriously messy. Their entire evolutionary purpose is to scatter seeds and...
Flock Friday: Easter Eggs Year Round

Flock Friday: Easter Eggs Year Round

This weekend there’s a good chance there will be some egg dying going on. I had to swap a dozen eggs (okay two, I dye a lot of eggs!), at the right for a dozen store-bought eggs with one of my co-workers. Obviously he ended up with the better quality dozen, but...