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Water Lily, Quiapo and Azolla by Solraya's Sunshine Chicken on Apr 3, 2011I got a call yesterday asking if what he has in his pond, that looks like small flowers, are Azolla? Promised I will post a photo here soon so he can distinguish.  Fate had it that when we parked at our farm in Santiago, Isabela this morning, th...



Water Lily, Duckweeds and Azolla by Solraya's Sunshine Chicken on Mar 28, 2011I got a call yesterday asking if what he has in his pond, that looks like small flowers, are Azolla? Promised I will post a photo here soon so he can distinguish.  Fate had it that when we parked at our farm in Santiago, Isabela this morning, th...



My Native Piggies by Solraya's Sunshine Chicken on Feb 21, 2011We had been planning and talking about having pigs in our farm. All talk no do! We need to construct a pig pen, right? Well we never got around past talking about where to locate it. Over the weekend Doc Rey asks the staff to source native piglets.



Azolla Videos by Solraya's Sunshine Chicken on Feb 9, 2011These were from the Mag-Agri Tayo episode of January 29.  Join us for more scheduled instructional over NBN Channel 4, every Saturday, 9am.



1/11/11 by Solraya's Sunshine Chicken on Jan 10, 2011First harvest of the year, the first batch that fed on Azolla, first taste test....and I wasn't around! Some things had to be done in Manila and so it was Doc Rey who went for a quick visit to the farm.  It just so happened that the harvest was...



We Can't Have Too Much Of Azolla by Solraya's Sunshine Chicken on Jan 9, 2011Check out pictures on instant holding areas for Azolla, using inverted mosquito nets. You don't need a deep fishpond to multiply Azolla.  Shallow ponds are doable and cheap for this project.  Line them with thick pond liners, or used billb...



Good Start, Pay Forward by Solraya's Sunshine Chicken on Jan 7, 2011January 2 2011, Panorama of the Manila Bulletin had a two page spread on our pasturing white chickens. January 7 2011, Mag Agri Tayo (Every Saturday, 9am, Channel 4) set an appointment for another shoot next week covering Azolla, fPJ and OHN....this...



Azolla by Solraya's Sunshine Chicken on Dec 23, 2010First we had a small microwaveable container with some Azolla, compliments of Edel, a co-member at Philippines for Natural Farming, Inc.  We were so excited as we saw it multiply in a plastic pond.  Next we transferred to a small netted are...



Study The Area by Solraya's Sunshine Chicken on Nov 1, 2010Natural farming leads you to always be in the look out and to listen to alternative feeds that are abundant around.  Azolla was one that we can multiply fast in the farm and  is very good for feeding livestock, as well as an active ingredie...