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by jimmyh1988
Sun May 08, 2011 7:59 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Creating woodland for coppicing.
Replies: 8
Views: 1244

Re: Creating woodland for coppicing.

ash is good for growing a quick crop for logs an firewood hazel has many uses but i wouldn't expect a return for at least 3 years you've got to let the trees mature before you start havesting you will find thqat ash becomes a bit of a weed after a while because it self seeds itself .
by jimmyh1988
Tue Apr 26, 2011 7:20 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: a PET lamb.
Replies: 32
Views: 6115

Re: a PET lamb.

giz i would like to recommend that you dont do this on your own get someone who's done tagging before maybe you have but as you may know it will hurt and the last thing ya want to do is tear his ear .so if ya need help ask a professional . i can say i've tagged cattle and pigs not that much on sheep...
by jimmyh1988
Mon Apr 25, 2011 9:52 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: a PET lamb.
Replies: 32
Views: 6115

Re: a PET lamb.

i think some of you folks seem to have mis-interpreted what some of our intentions were!!! one she asked a question and original post has changed since i posted. so we gave an answer . it may come across with giz as the deer in the headlights but its not meant that way . as a farmer and an animal lo...
by jimmyh1988
Wed Apr 20, 2011 5:58 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: a PET lamb.
Replies: 32
Views: 6115

Re: what do i do with a Lamb?

hmm okay well as the probably most experienced here being a farmer myself . i think its great thats you feel you can help this lamb dont get me wrong!!! however some of the points raised are very true e,g 1) sheep are flock animals same as pigs its recommended you have at least 2 2) fleeces off shee...
by jimmyh1988
Mon Apr 18, 2011 5:35 pm
Forum: Pets
Topic: What should we have done?
Replies: 10
Views: 4031

Re: What should we have done?

unfortunately staffies have been tainted with this fighting dog breed. my brother owns an english bull terrier he's as soft as they come .however he is a big muscled up dog and could do harm if he wanted to howevber this is the case with any dog. we can be walking down the street with him and my dog...
by jimmyh1988
Thu Sep 23, 2010 10:55 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Pig IDPlease
Replies: 10
Views: 1788

Re: Pig IDPlease

they are indeed mangalitaz they seek to be making quite the impression on smallholders not so much farmers as they are a new breed to england from wat i know of them
by jimmyh1988
Mon Aug 23, 2010 8:54 pm
Forum: Wildlife, Flowers and all other things that grow
Topic: what would you do with 10ft by 9.5ft'?
Replies: 10
Views: 2404

Re: what would you do with 10ft by 9.5ft'?

depends if you want to produce food in raised beds or grow plants that may not be edible
by jimmyh1988
Mon Aug 23, 2010 8:32 pm
Forum: Fruit and Nuts
Topic: Can anyone ID this fruit tree please?
Replies: 17
Views: 4572

Re: Can anyone ID this fruit tree please?

haha i thought it was a small sicilian blood orange but guess i'm wrong
by jimmyh1988
Mon Aug 23, 2010 8:25 pm
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: oak leaf wine/ birch sap wine
Replies: 5
Views: 2476

oak leaf wine/ birch sap wine

oak leaf/birch sap wine anyone ever done it ?
by jimmyh1988
Mon Aug 23, 2010 8:22 pm
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: family forage
Replies: 12
Views: 1674

Re: family forage

hmm i been out i've found some wild horse radish but haven't picked it yet i've been out picking the blackberrys and made a crumble with them and 4 jars of jam i also got some rabbits too all free ;-)
by jimmyh1988
Mon Aug 23, 2010 6:51 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Sheeps...
Replies: 8
Views: 1396

Re: Sheeps...

lol glad your sorted
by jimmyh1988
Wed Aug 18, 2010 6:30 pm
Forum: What's Going On?
Topic: romsey show,hampshire sept 11th
Replies: 3
Views: 1401

Re: romsey show,hampshire sept 11th

hi thanks ;-)
by jimmyh1988
Wed Aug 18, 2010 3:44 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Chickens coming soon
Replies: 10
Views: 2237

Re: Chickens coming soon

ok wats the website address please
by jimmyh1988
Wed Aug 18, 2010 3:30 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: rabbit/chicken wire
Replies: 4
Views: 1000

Re: rabbit/chicken wire

check out scats country stores also they have good wire which varies in price
by jimmyh1988
Wed Aug 18, 2010 3:28 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: mini cows
Replies: 10
Views: 1938

Re: mini cows

i dunno where you can get one from but may i suggest maybe a dexter or another small rarer breed dont mean to come across rude if i have i appologise but i dont support micro pigs or micro cows its just another one of mans genetic mods that the world could do with out . regards jim