Animals & Insects

kelp forests are havens for sea life

Sending out an SOS

April 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.

Native stingless bees

Get the native bee buzz

July 2020

Denis Crawford explores the world of native bees and how we can help provide food for them. A good starting point is to see what you can plant in your garden that will attract them to your patch.

Silver Grey Dorking chicks

Raising rare poultry

May 2019

Rare poultry breeds are well worth your time, writes Jessamy Miller.

Hen health checklist

March 2019

Observation is the key to success not only in your garden but for keeping your chooks healthy, writes Jessamy Miller.

 

 

 

Turkey poults

A Turkey Tale

February 2019

Jessamy Miller tells of the pleasures and pitfalls of raising baby turkeys.

Pocket-sized producers

February 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 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 2016

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

sick chook

Sick chooks

May 2016

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

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