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by shamie
Wed Jul 14, 2010 10:16 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: cats murdering baby rabbits!
Replies: 9
Views: 893

Re: cats murdering baby rabbits!

ive got two cats like that, you are lucky, rabbits will munch everything in their sights, dont worry bout it, while they look cute, they are pests
by shamie
Mon Nov 16, 2009 8:12 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: table bird help
Replies: 20
Views: 2611

Re: table bird help

hi contadino, yes i got ross cobbs, they grow at some speed, they were 5 weeks old yesterday, will be sharpening the knife soon, looking forward to home grown chicken !!
by shamie
Sat Nov 14, 2009 11:08 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: table bird help
Replies: 20
Views: 2611

Re: table bird help

hi cottage garden farmer, thats very helpful its the first time that i have kept them so its all new to me, but its great to get info off other people, gettin to know what im doin right and wrong, will be following your blog from now on, a big thank you from me....
by shamie
Fri Nov 13, 2009 10:58 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Just wanted to share because I got some got news
Replies: 20
Views: 1757

Re: Just wanted to share because I got some got news

gud on ya, that sounds cool.
by shamie
Tue Nov 10, 2009 11:09 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: table bird help
Replies: 20
Views: 2611

Re: table bird help

back again for more info, my chicks are 4 weeks old now, still in the shed with heatlamp, when can they be moved to hen house in the garden,they r increasing in size very fast now, cheers, shamie !!
by shamie
Fri Nov 06, 2009 9:27 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Sheep and excess veggies
Replies: 3
Views: 739

Re: Sheep and excess veggies

id say try all of them, if the sheep dont like them they will leave them behind, for a dumb animal they r smart when they need to be !
by shamie
Fri Nov 06, 2009 9:21 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: table bird help
Replies: 20
Views: 2611

Re: table bird help

thanks julie, i wud b interested in talking to u bout d hens, i havent a clue, and ive gone to a few of the sunday poultry sales, but thought that not all the sellers were 100% trustworthy, wud like to get gud layers, but also like to have a flock that would be nice to look at, maybe 3 or 4 differen...
by shamie
Fri Nov 06, 2009 7:36 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: table bird help
Replies: 20
Views: 2611

Re: table bird help

hi julie, im living in moycullen, bout seven miles from galway city, where r u situated ?, also i am goin to buy pol pullets soon, could you recommend anyone that i could buy from, thanks, shamie
by shamie
Thu Oct 29, 2009 9:06 am
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: hello from ireland
Replies: 11
Views: 1151

Re: hello from ireland

hello and welcome from the west of ireland
by shamie
Wed Oct 21, 2009 6:40 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: The vistors from hell
Replies: 14
Views: 1333

Re: The vistors from hell

well done on the patience front, i would have smoke coming out my ears if that happened in my own home!!!!!!!!!
by shamie
Sun Oct 11, 2009 7:41 am
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: polytunnel advice ?
Replies: 40
Views: 6354

Re: polytunnel advice ?

thanks for all the advice,what i meant by it paying itself off was, how long before i could save myself the price of it by growing say for instance tomatoes, we spend maybe 4 euros a wk on them, a couple of euro on lettuce,etc,etc, it wud make my growing season longer for certain veg and so wud not ...
by shamie
Sun Oct 11, 2009 7:18 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: End of an Era
Replies: 24
Views: 1559

Re: End of an Era

paul,sorry u didnt have a good experiance in ireland, but its a bit harsh tarring everyone wit the same brush, i think u will find greedy people anywhere u go, well mw, have u narrowed down your search yet
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by shamie
Fri Oct 02, 2009 7:37 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: polytunnel advice ?
Replies: 40
Views: 6354

polytunnel advice ?

hi, am considering buying a polytunnel, wil have to spend about a thousand euro to get a decent one,supposing that it is used to full potential, how long wud it take to pay itself off ?
by shamie
Fri Oct 02, 2009 7:25 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: table bird help
Replies: 20
Views: 2611

Re: table bird help

thanks lads,was thinkin dat i wud keep them free range and maybe organic as well, figured that it wud cost much more than supermarket chickens, but have heard that the difference in taste is unbelieveable !!!
by shamie
Fri Oct 02, 2009 6:33 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Meh
Replies: 35
Views: 2309

Re: Meh

best of luck, wud b great to really,really enjoy your work !!!!!