Springtime, Chicks and the Truth About Ducks
Choose wisely when you are adding animals. to an urban farm. You need to know the pros and cons up front!
Chicken TV, Coop Tech, and Safety
Poultry monitoring using remote cameras and advanced tracking software and sensors. You know a futuristic chicken coop
Robots, Chickens, and Ducks
A photo is from 2019, before I redesigned my coop system to sanitary specs. I should be in boots, The robots have always been here.
The First Chick of 2022
Eight random eggs fertilized by a rooster and set into an automated incubator. The trick was a bath matte. I had to keep the eggs warm!
The Foodist: Gnocchi with Creamed Eggs and Black Truffles
This is a sparkling and beautiful gnocchi, cream and egg dish with truffles and green chives.
Avian Flu and Sanitation
Avian Flu is deadly for chickens and ducks. When kids visit Mezzacello, I insist they sterilize the shoes in bleach. All feet covered!
Next-Level Algae Collection
I have been cleaning biofilter sponges of their dried algae by hand. Today I repurposed my chicken feather plucker for algae.