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by cazzie
Thu Nov 29, 2012 11:18 am
Forum: Livestock
Topic: CALLING ALL OUESSANT SHEEP BREEDERS / KEEPERS.
Replies: 0
Views: 1131

CALLING ALL OUESSANT SHEEP BREEDERS / KEEPERS.

The Ouessant Society of Great Britain had their AGM recently and it has been decided to allow any unregistered Ouessant sheep currently in the U.K. to be accepted onto the Ouessant Society of Great Britain, registry subject to passing a veterinary and phenotypic examination. Any animal that enters t...
by cazzie
Sun Feb 04, 2007 5:09 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: I'd like to buy some chickens
Replies: 1
Views: 1087

Hi
The battery hen rescue website is www.thehenshouse.co.uk
Good luck :cooldude:
by cazzie
Sun Feb 04, 2007 3:15 pm
Forum: Swap Shop, Trading Area and Seed Swap Area
Topic: Wild Service request for Roving UK Seed Collectors
Replies: 26
Views: 7392

Hi I planted three of these trees in my exposed windbreak five years ago, they're as tough as old boots, to be honest, I haven't noticed whether they have fruited yet. My young trees came from John Holliday near Ludlow in Shropshire, http://www.johnholliday.co.uk only collection from the nursery or ...
by cazzie
Thu Feb 01, 2007 10:07 am
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: Photo i.d.
Replies: 6
Views: 3214

WOW! :shock: That is a very comprehensive list Hedgehogpie I will be trawling through those asap :cheers:
by cazzie
Wed Jan 31, 2007 11:50 am
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: Photo i.d.
Replies: 6
Views: 3214

Hi
Google images has good photo's of EVERYTHING :cooldude:
by cazzie
Tue Jan 23, 2007 3:23 pm
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: Mission Impossible? you tell me
Replies: 9
Views: 2792

Wot about making a nut roast with a mixed leaf salad? Delia has a good curried nut roast recipe in her Complete illustrated cookery course book, just the thing for the cold weather especially with a couple of chillies mixed in I reckon, you should be able to find it online. Let us know what you made.
by cazzie
Tue Jan 23, 2007 2:57 pm
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: Yew
Replies: 10
Views: 2761

It is also being used to treat breast ovarian and lung cancer under the trade name of Taxol. Yes, I have eaten the fleshy parts (arils) and yes, they were nice - although a little slimy as someone already mentioned. Incidentally,although the hundreds of species of yew have red arils, there is only o...
by cazzie
Tue Jan 23, 2007 2:30 pm
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: Bearberry, Coltsfoot, Hawthorn, Mullein
Replies: 11
Views: 5582

On a horticultural slant, some of these plants should be available to plant in your garden. Mulleins are Verbascum, there are hundreds in cultivation, the one you need according to my Reader's Digest wild flower book is Verbascum thapsus, Colt's foot is Tussilago forfara, the seeds can be bought fro...
by cazzie
Tue Jan 23, 2007 1:38 pm
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: Truffles
Replies: 1
Views: 1351

Hi Monty Truffles naturally occur on young oak and hazle trees in the Autumn. Pigs love truffles and dig for them, they train pigs (and dogs) in France to find them, although I imagine stopping a fully grown pig from eating one once it found it would be difficult :wink: . You can actually buy trees ...
by cazzie
Wed Jan 10, 2007 10:41 am
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Dragged in by Shirlz
Replies: 8
Views: 1424

Hi

What a friendly lot you all are ! yup, Ouessants are really cute, check out the size in this photo.
http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y225/c ... eydale.jpg
by cazzie
Tue Jan 09, 2007 2:02 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Dragged in by Shirlz
Replies: 8
Views: 1424

Dragged in by Shirlz

Yup, I was innocently surfing the net, minding my own business, when Shirlz dragged me in ere kickin' and screamin' :shock: Only joking :wink: Nice to have ANOTHER forum to browse. I am in rural Herefordshire on three acres. Registered free range, chooks for eggs and breeding Barnevelder mainly - al...

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