Introduction: Hatching and Raising Quails Organically With a Mother Hen - La Basse-cour Bio - Les Cailles

About: I live in a forest garden by the sea in an old Celtic longhouse in the Baie de Mont Saint Michel, France. Before I escaped and became a happy peasant, I had three jobs and one half day a week in which to be cr…

I began raising organic quail ten years ago to obtain quality eggs with which to treat Andy's hay fever and eczema, which they did and very quickly. I still keep quail today, they are part of our garden, living in our greenhouses and coldframes keeping down insect pests, just enjoying life and laying delicious eggs. This is the first part of a two part film taking you through the first few days of life of the baby quail with their mother bantam Ardenner, Polly, sharing information I have gleaned over the decade I have been observing these delightful birds.
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J'ai commencé l'élevage de caille bio il ya dix ans pour obtenir des œufs de qualité pour traiter le rhume des foins de mon mari Andy, ce qu'ils ont fait et très rapidement. J'ai toujours des cailles aujourd'hui, ils font partie de notre jardin, vivent dans nos serres mangent les nuisibles, profitent de la vie et pondent des oeufs délicieux. Il s'agit de la première partie d'un film concernant les premiers jours de la vie de les petites caille et leur mère poule naine Ardennaise Polly, partageant d'informations que j'ai recueillies au cours de la décennie j'observais ces oiseaux charmants.