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by snapdragon
Tue Nov 29, 2011 1:33 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: dismayed at a t3$c0 free range chicken
Replies: 26
Views: 2387

Re: dismayed at a t3$c0 free range chicken

Can't advise on that MrsF - I believe all 'farm assured' tells you it's a british farm reared bird. I buy from my local butcher who buys locally wherever possible. Chickens in supermarkets should have a code which annotates the farm they were reared on, so if you find a good one it would be an idea ...
by snapdragon
Sun Nov 27, 2011 4:06 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: dismayed at a t3$c0 free range chicken
Replies: 26
Views: 2387

Re: dismayed at a t3$c0 free range chicken

t'dragon says - hock burns could be caused by bad management, and often means the chicken has been raised in an area where it was sqatting in poo/urine because it was raised to put on too much weight too quickly - this would acccount for the bad joints too. The burn effect to the breast could be ele...
by snapdragon
Sun Nov 27, 2011 3:47 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: dismayed at a t3$c0 free range chicken
Replies: 26
Views: 2387

Re: dismayed at a t3$c0 free range chicken

I shall ask t'dragon - who used to work for a major chicken supplier - and get back to you
by snapdragon
Fri Nov 18, 2011 1:48 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Care at Christmas
Replies: 3
Views: 461

Re: Care at Christmas

Good point, well put Dr.Syn
by snapdragon
Thu Nov 17, 2011 8:48 pm
Forum: Swap Shop, Trading Area and Seed Swap Area
Topic: Does anyone Spin yarn?
Replies: 11
Views: 3649

Re: Does anyone Spin yarn?

errm........ :scratch: I'm still trying to find something pretty - I guess I need to spin up some more fleece
by snapdragon
Thu Nov 17, 2011 8:40 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Baby Douglas Hamilton born 15th November!
Replies: 32
Views: 2424

Re: Baby Douglas Hamilton born 15th November!

Welcome to the world Douglas - be good for your mummy and papa :grouphug:
by snapdragon
Tue Nov 15, 2011 6:56 pm
Forum: Swap Shop, Trading Area and Seed Swap Area
Topic: Does anyone Spin yarn?
Replies: 11
Views: 3649

Re: Does anyone Spin yarn?

ok, I 'll have a search in the stash
by snapdragon
Mon Nov 14, 2011 9:04 pm
Forum: Swap Shop, Trading Area and Seed Swap Area
Topic: Does anyone Spin yarn?
Replies: 11
Views: 3649

Re: Does anyone Spin yarn?

What sort and how much do you need MrsF ?


guess I best add - yes I spin yarn
by snapdragon
Thu Nov 10, 2011 6:58 pm
Forum: Wildlife, Flowers and all other things that grow
Topic: A sparrowhawk stops by
Replies: 9
Views: 1501

Re: A sparrowhawk stops by

Brilliant pics - houdini hawk acting batty - quite amazing :iconbiggrin:
by snapdragon
Wed Nov 09, 2011 2:20 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Winter warmers?
Replies: 16
Views: 1611

Re: Winter warmers?

mmm
Stew and dumplings
soup and homemade bread
Woolen socks
Big wooly jumpers
wooly hats that hide bad hair days
no passing caravans
bonfires
fire in the grate
favourite winter coat
eating stored food

love a bright crisp night and twinkly stars, but I do miss the light
by snapdragon
Wed Nov 09, 2011 2:07 pm
Forum: Site Information and Announcements
Topic: Selfsufficientish Forum up for an award
Replies: 22
Views: 22132

Re: Selfsufficientish Forum up for an award

voted, I keep forgetting to look at the home page - good job there's a reminder thread :wave:
by snapdragon
Sat Oct 29, 2011 10:23 am
Forum: I read the news today, oh boy.
Topic: PM has lost it
Replies: 40
Views: 11789

Re: PM has lost it

I doubt if the PM ever 'found' it - they live in a different world - a world full of people who are like them, and people who do things for them. with no clue how the rest of the country copes with life. I'm pretty certain that in threatening to halve benfits/allowances, basics like rent are not tak...
by snapdragon
Wed Oct 19, 2011 8:54 am
Forum: But what can I do?
Topic: Electricity Usage Club
Replies: 141
Views: 38259

Re: Electricity Usage Club

Haven't looked in this thread before as I was sure being at home permanently our usage would be huge in comparison to workers, however having just received the years account it seems not. With our redundancy money we invested in a new A+ rated fridge freezer (old fridge was kernakkered and the tub f...
by snapdragon
Mon Oct 17, 2011 8:54 pm
Forum: 101 Uses For
Topic: 101 uses for mouthwash
Replies: 13
Views: 5730

Re: 101 uses for mouthwash

Is it anti-bacterial? If so I guess you could wash veg in it, or work surfaces :drunken:
by snapdragon
Mon Oct 17, 2011 8:52 pm
Forum: How do I??
Topic: Store Winter vegetables in the... fridge!
Replies: 5
Views: 985

Re: Store Winter vegetables in the... fridge!

Hello and Welcome :wave:

I reckon the fridge would do a good job - cold and dry and you can keep a check on it