Animals & Insects

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How to control fruit fly

October 24, 2016

JUSTIN RUSSELL suggests ways to keep destructive fruit fly at bay so you can enjoy your organically grown fruit.

kelp forests are havens for sea life

Sending out an SOS

April 7, 2015

The world's oceans are fundamental to human survival but they are also in peril. Is it too late to save our seas? asks DR REESE HALTER.

Pocket-sized producers

February 2, 2017

For a quail of a good time, try keeping these lively little egg layers that are well suited to small gardens, writes JESSAMY MILLER.

The good egg on top layers

October 10, 2016

How do you choose the best layers? JESSAMY MILLER shares her know-how, plus tips on keeping them in good health.

Pekin hen and chicks

Starting out with chooks

May 30, 2016

There are many benefits to keeping chooks but be warned, says JESSAMY MILLER, they can be addictive. 

sick chook

Sick chooks

May 2, 2016

JESSAMY MILLER explains how to care for a sick or injured chook.

Autumn poultry care

Autumn poultry care

March 31, 2016

JESSAMY MILLER describes some of the extra chores needed to care for your chooks in the Autumn months.

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