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  Topic: Help Save the UK's Heavy Horses
Mutton

Replies: 2
Views: 276
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Wed Nov 08, 17 9:29 pm   Subject: Help Save the UK's Heavy Horses
Thanks.

If you do know of any horse websites, Facebook groups etc where this could be posted, that would be really helpful.
  Topic: Help Save the UK's Heavy Horses
Mutton

Replies: 2
Views: 276
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Sat Nov 04, 17 8:55 pm   Subject: Help Save the UK's Heavy Horses
The Rare Breed's Survival Trust is very concerned by dwindling numbers of heavy horses being bred and is trying to raise money for a semen collection to keep the genes in storage.

https://www.crowd ...
  Topic: Do you have security cameras watching over your chicken?
Mutton

Replies: 10
Views: 4300
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Mon Mar 06, 17 8:37 pm   Subject: Do you have security cameras watching over your chicken?
Oh, yes, got that, bushcraft on where to place a trailcam.

But what make and model of trailcam?

I've been looking at 60 sort of ones, not that fussed about night-time abilities because chickens ...
  Topic: Do you have security cameras watching over your chicken?
Mutton

Replies: 10
Views: 4300
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Mon Mar 06, 17 6:29 pm   Subject: Do you have security cameras watching over your chicken?
I thought Bodger was saying smallish camera plus footprints?

At the moment our fields are so wet footprints blur out.

We did wonder about fox. We had a weasel/stoat last autumn - head bitten off ...
  Topic: Do you have security cameras watching over your chicken?
Mutton

Replies: 10
Views: 4300
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Mon Mar 06, 17 7:05 am   Subject: Do you have security cameras watching over your chicken?
Thanks folks. They are free ranging, stay largely in the field with a few occasionally going into further fields. The kill was about five feet from the door of their shed, sometime during the middle o ...
  Topic: Do you have security cameras watching over your chicken?
Mutton

Replies: 10
Views: 4300
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Sun Mar 05, 17 2:47 pm   Subject: Do you have security cameras watching over your chicken?
Wanting to get a motion activated security camera so I can see what is coming into our field and killing our chickens. Have looked at various trail cameras, wildlife cameras and the like, but it is un ...
  Topic: how many chickens?
Mutton

Replies: 25
Views: 20460
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Sat Aug 13, 16 9:38 pm   Subject: how many chickens?
Having once kept ex-bats they did OK as free range on a sunny day, but stared miserably out of the door whenever it rained. So roof is a good idea for wet weather, but if they can get some sun too the ...
  Topic: Hen Run With Previously Sick Hens
Mutton

Replies: 17
Views: 18688
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Fri Aug 05, 16 1:39 pm   Subject: Hen Run With Previously Sick Hens
Rescue hens - as in spent battery hens?

By all means take precautions, clean and disinfect, but you might just be looking at old age for the poor things

Incidentally - Sorgene - excellent str ...
  Topic: Mulberries
Mutton

Replies: 14
Views: 3820
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sun Jun 26, 16 6:52 pm   Subject: Mulberries
Delicious. We had a big one in a garden when I was a kid.

If you look on the Agroforestry website they offer several mulberries, one or more billed as hardy (haven't looked recently). If I were yo ...
  Topic: Plant id please?
Mutton

Replies: 15
Views: 8667
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Tue Jun 21, 16 1:20 pm   Subject: Plant id please?
Chimney pots are quite dry environments usually - water in regularly and it might cheer up. Also give it a feed.
  Topic: Plant id please?
Mutton

Replies: 15
Views: 8667
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Mon Jun 20, 16 12:37 pm   Subject: Plant id please?
Most of my herb robert is on a NW facing dry stone wall which is against an earth bank. The plants are red at the top where they get the most sun and least water, and green at the bottom where it is l ...
  Topic: Plant id please?
Mutton

Replies: 15
Views: 8667
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Mon Jun 20, 16 8:09 am   Subject: Plant id please?
Now they've said it, I agree on Herb Robert - which incidentally is close to the plant finder plant....
Geranium robertianum as opposed to Geranium Molle

  Topic: Plant id please?
Mutton

Replies: 15
Views: 8667
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sun Jun 19, 16 4:47 pm   Subject: Plant id please?
I agree its pretty. Technically its a weed/ wild flower and it being that red means its a bit stressed by the growing conditions. It is something I only pull up when there is too much of it. Don't kno ...
  Topic: Manure as fuel and manure ash as fertilizer
Mutton

Replies: 13
Views: 4854
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Fri Jun 17, 16 3:09 pm   Subject: Manure as fuel and manure ash as fertilizer
Chips are typically potato chips (crisps to you folk) or corn tortilla chips (what do you call these, maize flatbread crisps?)
.

Funnily enough, we call them tortilla chips. Fairly recent import ...
  Topic: Manure as fuel and manure ash as fertilizer
Mutton

Replies: 13
Views: 4854
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Fri Jun 17, 16 12:06 pm   Subject: Manure as fuel and manure ash as fertilizer
Chips - my default thought on chips is deep fried fingers of potato. Followed by wood chips, or chips in china.

So what do you call the sort of chips that are usually served with fish?
 
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