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  Topic: For the Broody amongst us.
Haze

Replies: 4
Views: 2323
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Tue Mar 27, 12 11:32 am   Subject: For the Broody amongst us.
Aaw how sweet! My four year old loved the pictures - he wants chicks now!
  Topic: Sterile Peritonitis?
Haze

Replies: 6
Views: 2210
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Sat Feb 25, 12 10:30 pm   Subject: Sterile Peritonitis?
Yes, she's a pet. It's hard to know what to do really as one moment she's fighting off the other girls for grapes, the next moment hunched up.
We'll have to figure out a way to keep her in the dark ...
  Topic: Sterile Peritonitis?
Haze

Replies: 6
Views: 2210
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Sat Feb 25, 12 6:25 pm   Subject: Sterile Peritonitis?
Yes, I'm not too hopeful about the outcome now, especially as she's starting to get a purple tinge on her comb
We'll have to see how she goes and then make a decision on the next move, thanks fo ...
  Topic: Bees Butterflies and Blooms
Haze

Replies: 26
Views: 15452
PostForum: Reviews and What's On   Posted: Thu Feb 23, 12 12:50 pm   Subject: Bees Butterflies and Blooms
I don't have any land to grow bee and butterfly friendly plants but perhaps I can try growing some in a container and hanging it up out of the hens' way.
I've also recorded the series on Iplayer, som ...
  Topic: The Downsizer Soap Making Challenge!
Haze

Replies: 160
Views: 70347
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Thu Feb 23, 12 7:37 am   Subject: The Downsizer Soap Making Challenge!
I made my first batch ever last week
I added honey, oats and lavender flowers and it smells wonderful! The very next day I made another batch using up the rest of the oils which wasn't enough re ...
  Topic: Sterile Peritonitis?
Haze

Replies: 6
Views: 2210
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Wed Feb 22, 12 8:26 am   Subject: Sterile Peritonitis?
Hello
One of my hens has been 'off' for a few weeks, we didn't expect her to still be with us by now but after a lot of research she seems to be having symptoms that point towards sterile peritonitis ...
  Topic: My daughters are as daft as me!
Haze

Replies: 21
Views: 10563
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Mon Feb 13, 12 8:26 am   Subject: My daughters are as daft as me!
gz - I have the number of a man who services sewing machines, will need to check if he still does them though as he has been around for years! Will dig it out if you're still interested?

I've only ...
  Topic: Suggestions for Veggie Cookbook?
Haze

Replies: 14
Views: 4412
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Sun Jan 29, 12 11:37 pm   Subject: Suggestions for Veggie Cookbook?
Isa Chandra Moskowitz has done a few excellent vegan cookbooks. They're very much based on American style foods but there are quite a few recipes that are easily adapted.

The Happy Herbivore is ano ...
  Topic: Aluminium crochet hooks
Haze

Replies: 17
Views: 9854
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Sun Jan 29, 12 9:42 am   Subject: Aluminium crochet hooks
I've only got aluminim hooks, so can't compare them really.
Always wanted the coloured hooks but my mum bought me a complete set of the usual grey ones so I can't really justify buying new ones!
  Topic: what's in your DVD player.
Haze

Replies: 50
Views: 12695
PostForum: Reviews and What's On   Posted: Sun Jan 22, 12 9:22 pm   Subject: what's in your DVD player.
The Smurfs



My little boy loves it for some strange reason.
I found myself humming that really annoying song when I cleaned out the chicken coop today...
  Topic: Funny knitting video
Haze

Replies: 3
Views: 1767
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Fri Jun 24, 11 7:12 pm   Subject: Funny knitting video
Thanks for that Sean

Hope your friend enjoys it too Katie!
  Topic: Funny knitting video
Haze

Replies: 3
Views: 1767
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Fri Jun 24, 11 11:45 am   Subject: Funny knitting video
Hi all

gz has instructed me to post this youtube video here for all of you to see...

Enjoy!

http://youtu.be/M6ZjMWLqJvM

(sorry, tried to embed the video but failed!!)
  Topic: Hello from another Welshy!
Haze

Replies: 25
Views: 8656
PostForum: Welcome   Posted: Wed Jun 01, 11 7:10 am   Subject: Hello from another Welshy!
Hellllooo ellie, catbaffler & fairy!

All Welshies,
  Topic: Possible EYP?
Haze

Replies: 9
Views: 2614
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Sun May 29, 11 11:01 am   Subject: Possible EYP?
She's gone

Poor girl, only a year old
  Topic: Possible EYP?
Haze

Replies: 9
Views: 2614
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Sun May 29, 11 10:22 am   Subject: Possible EYP?
Thanks guys, I too have been thinking that it would be kinder to have her put down.
There's no way we could cull her ourselves, we just couldn't and I have a lot of respect for everyone that can.

...
 
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