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  Topic: Sheep Head Restraint
BadgerFace

Replies: 5
Views: 5877
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Wed May 21, 14 9:08 am   Subject: Sheep Head Restraint
Have you tried Peasridge? Scroll down page for their headstock.

http://www.peasridge.co.uk/acatalog/Trimming_Stand.html
  Topic: where do you buy packaging?
BadgerFace

Replies: 11
Views: 10439
PostForum: Small Business Questions, Ideas and Advice   Posted: Wed Oct 03, 12 4:36 pm   Subject: where do you buy packaging?
Weald Packaging, in Buxted.

http://www.weald-packaging.co.uk/
  Topic: Saddleback Weaners (now sold)
BadgerFace

Replies: 1
Views: 1628
PostForum: Trading Post   Posted: Thu Sep 13, 12 6:18 pm   Subject: Saddleback Weaners (now sold)
Weaners now sold.
  Topic: Saddleback Weaners (now sold)
BadgerFace

Replies: 1
Views: 1628
PostForum: Trading Post   Posted: Thu Sep 13, 12 12:38 pm   Subject: Saddleback Weaners (now sold)
Four Saddleback weaner gilts, outdoor reared on non GM feed.
Weaned, wormed and ready to go from this weekend 15/09.
45 each or 40 each when taking all four.

Please PM for further details.
...
  Topic: Schmallenberg Virus
BadgerFace

Replies: 30
Views: 16439
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Thu Mar 29, 12 7:45 pm   Subject: Schmallenberg Virus
I started lambing my little Badger flock yesterday. First ewe produced a nice single ram lamb. This morning my second ewe lambed twins, ram lamb 100% fine, second ewe lamb born with twisted pasterns, ...
  Topic: chicken houses - anyone got one of these?
BadgerFace

Replies: 16
Views: 7577
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Fri Mar 23, 12 10:33 am   Subject: chicken houses - anyone got one of these?
My daughter has one for her two ferrets, ordered from a online auction site.

It is flimsy wood and made in China, not sure how long it would last exposed to the elements.
  Topic: pig abortion - advice please
BadgerFace

Replies: 20
Views: 7536
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Tue Mar 20, 12 1:24 pm   Subject: pig abortion - advice please
barley sounds good idea - could I soak barley rings in milk or does it need to be straights?

Barley rings should be fine soaked in milk, but an expensive way to feed it, also I'm not sure the prote ...
  Topic: pig abortion - advice please
BadgerFace

Replies: 20
Views: 7536
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Tue Mar 20, 12 10:56 am   Subject: pig abortion - advice please
You could try her on some barley, either rolled or whole boiled, puts flesh on most livestock.

Without knowing the cause of abortion, it's difficult to say if she will carry the other piglets to ...
  Topic: breathes a sigh of relief - kids arrived safe
BadgerFace

Replies: 8
Views: 3658
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Fri Mar 16, 12 1:02 pm   Subject: breathes a sigh of relief - kids arrived safe
100% pedigree Badger Face or we may have a few 75% Badger 25% Charollais, depending on how lambing goes.
Sometimes the crosses have Badger markings, or sometimes they look Charollais but with a dens ...
  Topic: War Horse - The film
BadgerFace

Replies: 26
Views: 7356
PostForum: Reviews and What's On   Posted: Thu Mar 15, 12 2:25 pm   Subject: War Horse - The film
I even blub when reading Memoirs of a Fox-Hunting Man, the bit where George signs his beloved Cockbird over to a higher ranking Officer, so Cockbird doesn't have to carry so much weight.

I must ha ...
  Topic: breathes a sigh of relief - kids arrived safe
BadgerFace

Replies: 8
Views: 3658
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Thu Mar 15, 12 9:43 am   Subject: breathes a sigh of relief - kids arrived safe

thanks - I really hope your lambing goes well, there are plenty more farms that avoided it than have suffered so will keep my fingers crossed for you. p.s do you sell store lambs? We usually buy bot ...
  Topic: War Horse - The film
BadgerFace

Replies: 26
Views: 7356
PostForum: Reviews and What's On   Posted: Thu Mar 15, 12 9:33 am   Subject: War Horse - The film
I've read the book, seen the play and the film and I think the play stands head and shoulders above the others. The music in the play, not to mention the amazing puppetry, sets it apart.

I've only ...
  Topic: breathes a sigh of relief - kids arrived safe
BadgerFace

Replies: 8
Views: 3658
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Wed Mar 14, 12 2:05 pm   Subject: breathes a sigh of relief - kids arrived safe
Very good news. I'm really pleased for you, it has been a worry.

I start lambing on the 26th March, I don't have my usual feeling of excitement about the upcoming lambs. I'm hoping being slightly l ...
  Topic: Saddleback Weaners (now sold)
BadgerFace

Replies: 5
Views: 2397
PostForum: Trading Post   Posted: Fri Mar 09, 12 4:08 pm   Subject: Saddleback Weaners (now sold)
Oops, yes of course 7th April !! I've lost the plot today.
  Topic: Saddleback Weaners (now sold)
BadgerFace

Replies: 5
Views: 2397
PostForum: Trading Post   Posted: Fri Mar 09, 12 3:25 pm   Subject: Saddleback Weaners (now sold)
Aw, thank you Bebo.

The Saddlebacks above were born on 2nd Feb. Your boy's (born on 7th of Feb.) will be ready anytime from the 7th of APRIL.

(Edit to co ...
 
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