Foxes are a perennial problem for anyone who keeps poultry. If you’ve ever lost chickens to foxes you’ll know how heart wrenching it can be, so taking all necessary precautions against fox attack is near to the top of the list of things to do when first planning to keep chickens. There are of course a range of measures you can put in place to deter foxes, from constructing … [Read more...]
Can I Keep Chickens and Quails Together?
Alas it seems not all yardbirds were created to be equal on this earth. Whilst quail and chickens can certainly be kept in the same vicinity as one another, to keep them in the same enclosure would be a recipe for disaster for several reasons: Chickens aren’t known for being particularly aggressive creatures, but nonetheless, quail being the smaller of the two birds makes … [Read more...]