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  Topic: Alpaca Advice Please...
Sally Too

Replies: 15
Views: 43285
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Tue Aug 12, 14 2:22 pm   Subject: Alpaca Advice Please...
Thanks for all the replies folks. My friend has a lot to consider just now...
  Topic: Alpaca Advice Please...
Sally Too

Replies: 15
Views: 43285
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Sun Aug 10, 14 10:02 am   Subject: Alpaca Advice Please...
I think some of her questions would be about determining wool quality and the best breed lines for good wool.

Also what the market is like for Alpaca wool.

Where is it mostly sold to, and so o ...
  Topic: Alpaca Advice Please...
Sally Too

Replies: 15
Views: 43285
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Sat Aug 09, 14 2:20 pm   Subject: Alpaca Advice Please...
Thanks, although we are in N.Ireland, I think she is quite prepared to travel to view.

Okay great ... stuff to look at here
http://ashdalealpacas.com/ & http://www.alpacasandrarebreeds.com ...
  Topic: Alpaca Advice Please...
Sally Too

Replies: 15
Views: 43285
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Sat Aug 09, 14 10:21 am   Subject: Alpaca Advice Please...
A good friend of mine wants to get a couple of alpacas this year, with a view to doing more as a business with them in the future.

She is taking a change of direction in her work - it will take a b ...
  Topic: Poly-tunnels.
Sally Too

Replies: 6
Views: 3842
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Fri Jul 04, 14 4:31 pm   Subject: Poly-tunnels.
http://i68.photobucket.com/albums/i4/salpublicphotos/Garden/Polytunnel/DSCF4508.jpg
  Topic: Poly-tunnels.
Sally Too

Replies: 6
Views: 3842
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Fri Jul 04, 14 4:30 pm   Subject: Poly-tunnels.
Ah... looking at all the size of youngest (attached to front corner with a book) and it might be 6 or more years afterall!!
  Topic: Poly-tunnels.
Sally Too

Replies: 6
Views: 3842
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Fri Jul 04, 14 4:29 pm   Subject: Poly-tunnels.
http://i68.photobucket.com/albums/i4/salpublicphotos/Garden/Polytunnel/DSCF4507.jpg

Probably have posted this here before... about 4 years ago I think... maybe 5.
  Topic: Poly-tunnels.
Sally Too

Replies: 6
Views: 3842
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Fri Jul 04, 14 4:26 pm   Subject: Poly-tunnels.
We put our polytunnel up. Need a warm day for the cover to go on, and then stretch it well. Probably worth getting a new piece of plastic no matter how good the bit on it is.
  Topic: Worming horses
Sally Too

Replies: 4
Views: 34222
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Thu Jul 03, 14 9:17 am   Subject: Worming horses
I don't worm our horses often.

Certainly not as often as the literature says. At one point I did it spring and autumn as we changed fields.

Now less often as fewer horses coming and going. ...
  Topic: Bamboo from seed
Sally Too

Replies: 23
Views: 9849
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed Jun 11, 14 10:43 am   Subject: Bamboo from seed
OOOOoooo Me! Me!

LOL - So I bought seed on ebay. Now this could be 10 years ago you understand. The germination rate was pretty low, but I got 3 plants to the viable - plant outside state.
...
  Topic: Q's about blogging
Sally Too

Replies: 12
Views: 3789
PostForum: IT Matters   Posted: Mon Mar 31, 14 4:27 pm   Subject: Q's about blogging
Okay I blog - but you are all speaking a foreign language. SEO? Google webmaster tools?
  Topic: soup recipes please
Sally Too

Replies: 15
Views: 6791
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Mon Mar 17, 14 9:12 pm   Subject: soup recipes please
I love soups - today's improvised soup was rather good I thought, so I'll share:

Last night's left over mashed spuds in sauce pan
Added 3 chopped onions
Milk
Garlic
Lots of chopped curly & ...
  Topic: Anyone got extra Kefir grains?
Sally Too

Replies: 1
Views: 1624
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Sat Dec 14, 13 10:40 pm   Subject: Anyone got extra Kefir grains?
Having posted here I did a quick check round and found some on ebay - and seller had loads of positive feed back for selling the grains previously (about every 3rd or 4th week) So for 3 or so I've t ...
  Topic: Anyone got extra Kefir grains?
Sally Too

Replies: 1
Views: 1624
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Sat Dec 14, 13 10:30 pm   Subject: Anyone got extra Kefir grains?
Mine seem to have died on me. And the frozen reserves didn't reawaken....

I wonder if the milk has changed? Anyway finally switched to organic milk to start again, but need new grains.

Anyone. ...
  Topic: trumping puppy!
Sally Too

Replies: 39
Views: 18748
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Sun Oct 06, 13 5:34 pm   Subject: trumping puppy!
I do a bit of agility.... and I think it is important that a dog watch you to a certain extent - so they are aware of where you are going next and so on. Most seem able to do that as well as tackle t ...
 
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