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  Topic: Pergolide (Cushings in horses)
Annette H

Replies: 8
Views: 36682
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Mon Oct 06, 14 1:09 pm   Subject: Pergolide (Cushings in horses)
Is this the prascend tablets?. My friend used to feed them in a small bowl of 16 plus. It was quite molasses scented and the pony never seem to notice them.
  Topic: Top tips for greenhouse relocation?
Annette H

Replies: 11
Views: 2693
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sun May 11, 14 11:28 am   Subject: Top tips for greenhouse relocation?
We used greenhouse glazing clips from ebay but they are metal. very easy to use.
  Topic: Top tips for greenhouse relocation?
Annette H

Replies: 11
Views: 2693
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Fri May 09, 14 7:17 am   Subject: Top tips for greenhouse relocation?
I am following this post with interest as we have been offered another two greenhouses for free and we are going to see them this morning. The largest is 24ftx10ft.

We were previously given 12ftx10 ...
  Topic: Broody hen joy
Annette H

Replies: 27
Views: 16801
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Mon May 05, 14 9:56 am   Subject: Broody hen joy
We have an elderly light sussex broody at the moment. After a week turfing her out so that I can collect the eggs I have put her in a broody coop with few eggs. She has never hatched chicks before and ...
  Topic: Grass Fed Lamb & Mutton
Annette H

Replies: 15
Views: 6006
PostForum: Trading Post   Posted: Wed Mar 26, 14 1:24 pm   Subject: Grass Fed Lamb & Mutton
Lovely photo. Are you still doing the Dexter beef?. It was the best flavoured beef I have ever tasted.
  Topic: Tadpole rescue?
Annette H

Replies: 40
Views: 11241
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Fri Mar 21, 14 2:00 pm   Subject: Tadpole rescue?
Mincing worms
  Topic: Tadpole rescue?
Annette H

Replies: 40
Views: 11241
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Thu Mar 20, 14 11:37 am   Subject: Tadpole rescue?
Lots of cover on the main pool. The garden pond also has lots of hidey holes and sandstone block edging on one side with lots of gaps. The newts have really thrived especially since we lost the goldfi ...
  Topic: Tadpole rescue?
Annette H

Replies: 40
Views: 11241
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Wed Mar 19, 14 10:34 am   Subject: Tadpole rescue?
Every year I am hopeful that we will have frogspawn but it never appears!. We have a good sized garden pond, no fish, but there are newts. We also have a large wildlife pool in the field, again, no sp ...
  Topic: wood burner recommendations.
Annette H

Replies: 38
Views: 189237
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Mon Dec 02, 13 5:01 pm   Subject: wood burner recommendations.
We recently had a Merlin Slimline stove fitted. We had originally decided on a Clearview Pioneer but the installation costs were too high for our budget. Doing some research about flues etc we came ac ...
  Topic: Anyone ever had Red Mite in their hair?
Annette H

Replies: 84
Views: 34252
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Thu Aug 08, 13 9:20 am   Subject: Anyone ever had Red Mite in their hair?
That is interesting about the mite smell Woodburner. Tbh after all the nooks and crannies have been flooded with creosote I am not sure the mites would try hiding in them again .

Its probably ...
  Topic: Anyone ever had Red Mite in their hair?
Annette H

Replies: 84
Views: 34252
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Wed Aug 07, 13 10:39 am   Subject: Anyone ever had Red Mite in their hair?
So where do you get creosote?

The drum I have came from ebay but I see they only have the substitute on sale now which I am sure I have read, does not do the job. Do you have a local farm supplier? ...
  Topic: Anyone ever had Red Mite in their hair?
Annette H

Replies: 84
Views: 34252
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Wed Aug 07, 13 7:45 am   Subject: Anyone ever had Red Mite in their hair?
I found redmite in one of my pens last week, I think the hot weather has caused a population explosion.

I creosoted the pen inside and out first thing in the morning and replaced the bedding with o ...
  Topic: Infested chicken advice needed please
Annette H

Replies: 6
Views: 3161
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Thu Jul 11, 13 3:17 pm   Subject: Infested chicken advice needed please
You can get some stuff in a little dropper that you can put on the chickens, like you can get for dogs and cats, use that at the same time. Sorry i cant remember the name but someone on here will prob ...
  Topic: Ridiculously happy........
Annette H

Replies: 10
Views: 2566
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Thu Jun 20, 13 8:13 am   Subject: Ridiculously happy........
Its so rewarding to sit down to a plate of food that is mostly homegrown and chemical free. I was reading something the other day about lettuce, they can be sprayed up to 8 times before arriving at th ...
  Topic: Nicotiana - barely any scent ...
Annette H

Replies: 13
Views: 3132
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Fri Jun 14, 13 7:48 am   Subject: Nicotiana - barely any scent ...
I grow Nicotiana Sylvestris . Its tall and looks like nothing at all in the daylight but really wakes up and looks beautiful in the evening when the scent is very strong.
 
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