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by shell
Fri Mar 01, 2013 3:03 pm
Forum: Swap Shop, Trading Area and Seed Swap Area
Topic: Mint Wanted
Replies: 18
Views: 6099

Re: Mint Wanted

will dig some up,got your pm,please send address,will post monday,so you should get it pretty quickly,i,m in sw Ireland.
:iconbiggrin:
by shell
Mon Feb 25, 2013 12:22 pm
Forum: Swap Shop, Trading Area and Seed Swap Area
Topic: Mint Wanted
Replies: 18
Views: 6099

Re: Mint Wanted

I have grapefruit mint,what did you want ?cutting or seed,not sure if seeds available at present,its in the polytunnel and threatening to break out :iconbiggrin: it started as a present from a friend and i foolishly planted it my polytunnel>>>>>>
by shell
Tue Jun 01, 2010 5:17 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Neighbours at war
Replies: 16
Views: 977

Re: Neighbours at war

how awful! we had a problem when my son was in his teens,we just got housed in a council place next to some ugly bat who thought she owned the street not just her place,and sadly she had probs with other neighbours,unfortunatly as you know teen boys he antagonised her by slamming the doors constantl...
by shell
Fri Apr 16, 2010 8:13 am
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Urgent help needed - sour crop
Replies: 11
Views: 845

Re: Urgent help needed - sour crop

you`ve done your best,enjoy your holiday :wave:
by shell
Thu Apr 15, 2010 2:14 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Urgent help needed - sour crop
Replies: 11
Views: 845

Re: Urgent help needed - sour crop

i get all my advice from www.thepoultrysite.com
hope you get fast results shell :?
by shell
Thu Mar 04, 2010 2:13 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Rehabilitiating Battery Hens
Replies: 10
Views: 849

Re: Rehabilitiating Battery Hens

got my 4 ex batts october time,they were bald and straggly,white combes etc,now you wouldn`t tell the difference between them and the ones i had already from the poultry fairs,they mix well now although have their own pen,they didnt at first but after a while they started to follow the other hens fr...
by shell
Sun Feb 07, 2010 11:08 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Eggs without shells???? Help please
Replies: 19
Views: 1446

Re: Eggs without shells???? Help please

i also give my hens crushed egg shells in with their pellets,although i `ve been told calcium is already in the chicken pellets,
ps, i meant oyster shell not oyster grit sorry,the grit my hens dont need as they free range and get enough from the ground where they root around,
shel
by shell
Thu Jan 21, 2010 2:50 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Lunchtime pasties
Replies: 19
Views: 1118

Re: Lunchtime pasties

they look lovely, :cheers:
by shell
Wed Jan 20, 2010 9:56 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Too many rooms on this forum?
Replies: 11
Views: 553

Re: Too many rooms on this forum?

i use the active posts first,then if i need a recipe i search the cooking section,or other topics as i and when i need advice.
by shell
Wed Jan 20, 2010 9:51 am
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Leftover Chicken Recipes
Replies: 10
Views: 984

Re: Leftover Chicken Recipes

chicken risotto, serves 4 cals per portion 390. (with cheese) 2 oz butter or marg, 1 med onion,chopped 1 clove garlic,finely chopped, 1 large stem of celery,chopped 4 oz rice 6 oz diced cooked chicken 1 pint chicken stock pinch dried rosemary 4 oz peas 3 oz parmesan,cheese(i omit this as dont do dai...
by shell
Mon Jan 18, 2010 4:17 pm
Forum: 101 Uses For
Topic: 101 non-swear words
Replies: 109
Views: 36937

Re: 101 non-swear words

fecjk gets used alot round here too,my daughter used damage alot which i thought was a good one,then she had her grommets in and now its da*m it,not allowed from a 7 year old :roll:
by shell
Mon Jan 11, 2010 10:16 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: I screwed up and now my chicken is dead. :(
Replies: 12
Views: 984

Re: I screwed up and now my chicken is dead. :(

sad,my jack russell got my favorite pet chicken and broke her neck,i was advised to put him and the dead chick into a bag together :? your advice bashing the dog with a dead chicken makes me think of a monty python sketch,cant imagine what the pdsa would think of either? i now bring in my dogs at 3p...
by shell
Thu Jan 07, 2010 9:10 am
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Chicken's housed in part of shed ?
Replies: 9
Views: 843

Re: Chicken's housed in part of shed ?

we have a shed partioned in half,with a door inside to get to chicks,will post pics if i can,it is surrounded by a pen on on side,i`m not very good at discribing but it really is a great job,dh put a box inside to access eggs with a lid on our side,a sliding hatch to let chickens into pen without us...
by shell
Thu Jan 07, 2010 8:59 am
Forum: Livestock
Topic: chickens
Replies: 8
Views: 585

Re: chickens

any moles we would have would need a snorkel and flippers :iconbiggrin: and at present a pickaxe to dig his way out,seriously last summer the pen was a large puddle,then thick mud ,now its frozen solid,the only funny side too it is seeing the chickens coming out,at first they run then slide on their...
by shell
Wed Jan 06, 2010 9:11 am
Forum: Livestock
Topic: chickens
Replies: 8
Views: 585

chickens

thought i`d pass these tips on,told recently that human hair attached to the chicken pen deters foxes,so empty your hair brushes ,and putting ash from the fire,(cold of course) gives a alternative dust bath for the chickens,mind you they do change colour :wink: anyone have any tips on stopping the w...

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