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by witchstorm
Wed Feb 09, 2011 12:58 pm
Forum: Eco Parenting
Topic: Any home edders out there?
Replies: 61
Views: 9160

Re: Any home edders out there?

I home ed my two 5 and 3 bit of an old thread but I've not been on for a while :)
by witchstorm
Fri Aug 21, 2009 8:33 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Which lice powder
Replies: 0
Views: 272

Which lice powder

do you use that works?
We have used Barrier organic powder for red mite and saw that they do a louse one as well, anyone recommend it?
by witchstorm
Fri Aug 21, 2009 8:27 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Sickly chicken
Replies: 3
Views: 398

Re: Sickly chicken

After hours of googling and probably searching for the wrong thing it looks like chicken lice :(
I've never had chickens with lice before, not sure if she'll make it through the night she's looking very poorly.
by witchstorm
Fri Aug 21, 2009 8:31 am
Forum: Eco Parenting
Topic: Cloth nappies
Replies: 12
Views: 1240

Re: Cloth nappies

When they start pulling at the tabs on the velcro/aplix ones add a nippa :)
by witchstorm
Fri Aug 21, 2009 8:28 am
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Sickly chicken
Replies: 3
Views: 398

Sickly chicken

She's been a bit 'off' for a couple of days, now this morning her comb is a bit floppy with dark patches on it. I had a quick look at her and the only thing I can see is that she has some grey balls clumped together at the base of the feathers (six ish) near the vent. I've googled and TBH am just mo...
by witchstorm
Wed Aug 19, 2009 3:50 pm
Forum: Eco Parenting
Topic: Dry nights?
Replies: 9
Views: 1111

Re: Dry nights?

We're just thinking about doing this with my almost 4 year old, not brave enough yet though, will watch thread for good tips!
by witchstorm
Wed Aug 19, 2009 3:44 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Help me with my roast potatoes.
Replies: 16
Views: 1087

Re: Help me with my roast potatoes.

It's definately variety, the spuds we planted this year (name escapes me) are rubbish for roasties :(
by witchstorm
Mon Aug 17, 2009 9:45 pm
Forum: Author-ish Photographer- ish - Write or take photos for Selfsufficientish
Topic: Make your own polytunnel cheap!
Replies: 21
Views: 31835

Re: Make your own polytunnel cheap!

That looks brilliant, we're hoping to do something similar for next year.
by witchstorm
Sat Jul 25, 2009 9:55 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: UK Blight Alert: Help others to try and prevent it
Replies: 26
Views: 3819

Re: UK Blight Alert: Help others to try and prevent it

I shall have to ask them what theirs are, we always seem to get it!
by witchstorm
Sat Jul 25, 2009 9:52 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hello from Cornwall!
Replies: 10
Views: 449

Re: Hello from Cornwall!

Hi, we're also in Cornwall :)
by witchstorm
Sat Jul 25, 2009 9:51 pm
Forum: Looks like we made it
Topic: own made furniture
Replies: 8
Views: 2081

Re: own made furniture

Looks good :)
by witchstorm
Fri Jul 24, 2009 9:07 pm
Forum: Looks like we made it
Topic: home made screen
Replies: 10
Views: 944

Re: home made screen

Brilliant, we need something like that the flies are driving me crazy.
by witchstorm
Fri Jul 24, 2009 8:56 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: UK Blight Alert: Help others to try and prevent it
Replies: 26
Views: 3819

Re: UK Blight Alert: Help others to try and prevent it

I think we've got it on ours but the neighbours don't have it on theirs :( ?
by witchstorm
Wed Jul 22, 2009 6:25 pm
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: I'm a fleece-a-holic!!
Replies: 18
Views: 1270

Re: I'm a fleece-a-holic!!

I've got a Jacob and Blue Faced Leicester to do :) Once people know you'll take them they seem to appear :) Which is OK by me! Just got to practice the spinning.
by witchstorm
Sun Jul 19, 2009 9:35 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Sheep Questions
Replies: 15
Views: 1055

Re: Sheep Questions

When we wanted to change to a smaller breed than our Wiltshires, we went through a similar process, including the gulp at some of the prices for breeds like the Ousssants. We eventually selected Shetlands - reasonable price, friendly, easy lamb and easy to bucket train. If you would like to come an...

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