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by shell
Tue Jul 07, 2009 9:57 am
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Eggs with no shells
Replies: 12
Views: 773

Re: Eggs with no shells

no answer i`m afraid but how odd!as a new chicken owner i`m wondering what caused this? :?
by shell
Tue Jul 07, 2009 9:56 am
Forum: Livestock
Topic: new chickens,feed question
Replies: 19
Views: 1494

Re: new chickens,feed question

thanks,as i have a lot of scraps i can leave out giving meat,the dogs will eat that anyway,this morning we had porridge and sugar puffs left over so i gave them that and some layer pellets and linseed,my 3 rhode islands are picking on my 2 smaller ones,thats the latest problem,and we had to reinforc...
by shell
Sun Jul 05, 2009 5:02 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: new chickens,feed question
Replies: 19
Views: 1494

new chickens,feed question

got 3 rhode island red hens today 20 weeks old,and 1 light sussex and 1 black rock,i have got pellets and scraps,now can i give them meat scraps? and i also have corn,can i give the corn as it is or do i have to cook it first? this may seem a silly question but this is my first time with chickens, a...
by shell
Sun Jun 21, 2009 10:29 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Emotional support needed!!
Replies: 42
Views: 1517

Re: Emotional support needed!!

so sorry,
by shell
Sun Jun 21, 2009 10:21 am
Forum: 101 Uses For
Topic: children
Replies: 35
Views: 5463

Re: children

getting rid of long staying visitors :shock: my triplets always ask"why do you visit us"or why did you come?"
i could cringe but no matter how many times i tell them its rude to say that they still do it,and i really dont mind but obviously my kids do! :3some:
by shell
Sun Jun 21, 2009 10:16 am
Forum: Wildlife, Flowers and all other things that grow
Topic: Where are all the ladybirds this year?
Replies: 17
Views: 2591

Re: Where are all the ladybirds this year?

havn`t seen any,plenty of aphids here though and bl**dy midges,i cant walk the dogs at night as i`m their evening meal :shock:
by shell
Sun Jun 21, 2009 10:13 am
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: What have you got brewing at the moment
Replies: 190
Views: 23006

Re: What have you got brewing at the moment

just done carrot whisky(juliesherris`s recipe)with i little tinkering of my own :drunken: and camomile wine,nettle and ginger beer,first time for all of these, :lol:
by shell
Sat Jun 20, 2009 11:58 am
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Hen keepers' forums
Replies: 12
Views: 1092

Re: Hen keepers' forums

finally persuaded dh to let us have chickens :cheers: he is at this very moment turning our shed into a chicken coup with a large run,and i`m going down to the mart to look at the chickens there,not to buy today of course :( but when the coup is finished and secure as foxy loxy is about,fed by my ne...
by shell
Sat Jun 20, 2009 11:51 am
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: Emergency Situation with Exploding Elderflower Wine.
Replies: 35
Views: 3583

Re: Emergency Situation with Exploding Elderflower Wine.

thanks for that tea wine recipe,going to give it a go soon, :dave:
by shell
Tue Jun 16, 2009 4:25 pm
Forum: How do I??
Topic: gorse cutting
Replies: 2
Views: 1462

gorse cutting

i really want to plant gorse at the end of my garden but di`ve never been able to root the cuttings ,is there a knack to it? :flower:
by shell
Tue Jun 16, 2009 4:23 pm
Forum: Eco Parenting
Topic: what type of grass for play area
Replies: 1
Views: 643

what type of grass for play area

i am planning a play area that the dogs dont go into,i was looking at recycled rubber chippings but the are too expensive for what i need,so i thought of grass.now i remember reading a while ago about tough grass for area`s that get a lot of wear but cant remember where,any idea`s for this or sugges...
by shell
Tue Jun 16, 2009 4:12 pm
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: Emergency Situation with Exploding Elderflower Wine.
Replies: 35
Views: 3583

Re: Emergency Situation with Exploding Elderflower Wine.

have you put it straight into the demijohn? i put mine into a bucket covered with some fine net curtain and held on with a large slastic band or string with a small elastic band attaching the ends of the string togather ,and then stir for about a week daily,then put into the demijohn ,a couple of we...
by shell
Mon Jun 08, 2009 8:47 am
Forum: I read the news today, oh boy.
Topic: Well well well!
Replies: 22
Views: 2242

Re: Well well well!

a hole with water in it?
a hole with water in it?
a hole with water in it?

:thumbleft:
by shell
Mon Jun 08, 2009 8:45 am
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: Wine Labels
Replies: 8
Views: 822

Re: Wine Labels

I go into www.irishwildflowers.ie and print off pics to stick to my wine bottles.
beautiful pics and they can be accessed by month of flowering or alphabetically.
worth looking at just to see the pics even. :flower: