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  Topic: Apple Identification
VM

Replies: 6
Views: 4965
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sun Nov 08, 15 12:04 am   Subject: Apple Identification
I assume you mean a cooking apple if similar to Bramleys. My mum has a tree with a cooking apple which starts off green and then gets yellower and eventually sweet enough to eat fresh. It has a very n ...
  Topic: For sale, ducks, hens, bantams
VM

Replies: 2
Views: 8113
PostForum: Trading Post   Posted: Sun Nov 01, 15 11:23 pm   Subject: For sale, ducks, hens, bantams
I am just looking for some more chickens but can't immediately see how to get them from Somerset to Lincolnshire!
  Topic: Help! Crop bound chicken
VM

Replies: 10
Views: 10086
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Mon Oct 19, 15 11:10 pm   Subject: Help! Crop bound chicken
I have to confess that I have not yet had the confidence to do the chicken upside down thing. I have been giving her vinegar and yoghurt and massaging the crop and sometimes I think it is getting soft ...
  Topic: Help! Crop bound chicken
VM

Replies: 10
Views: 10086
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Sat Oct 17, 15 6:22 am   Subject: Help! Crop bound chicken
wear OLD clothes and be prepared for a bit of shouting at each other...

Its not easy, but it has worked for me...



and thanks again.
  Topic: Help! Crop bound chicken
VM

Replies: 10
Views: 10086
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Fri Oct 16, 15 9:00 am   Subject: Help! Crop bound chicken
Thank you, Lorraine - had just been trying to find the thread Sean mentioned!

Just have to go and break it to partner now that I need his help with this!
  Topic: Help! Crop bound chicken
VM

Replies: 10
Views: 10086
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Thu Oct 15, 15 7:50 am   Subject: Help! Crop bound chicken
Not dealt with this before and have read advice but no idea what to do when not working.

One of my hens, moulting at the moment, was eating very little and looking lethargic, with very watery poo. ...
  Topic: Green manures and fruit trees
VM

Replies: 1
Views: 2726
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed Oct 07, 15 6:59 pm   Subject: Green manures and fruit trees
I haven't used green manures before but have some I bought a while back from Franchi Seeds and want to sow. Have some beds I could sow in but also am wondering about sowing between some fruit trees. T ...
  Topic: Watery poo - causes?
VM

Replies: 3
Views: 5709
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Wed Sep 23, 15 12:05 pm   Subject: Watery poo - causes?
Thank you! Not sure it helps in this particular case - but it is interesting (or something like that) to see the range of what counts as normal chicken poo!
  Topic: Watery poo - causes?
VM

Replies: 3
Views: 5709
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Wed Sep 23, 15 6:31 am   Subject: Watery poo - causes?
One, perhaps two of my hens are excreting what looks almost like water. I've not had my eye on the ball because of family problems and I think it has probably been going on at least for a week. Before ...
  Topic: Dishwasher
VM

Replies: 19
Views: 18840
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Wed Sep 23, 15 6:25 am   Subject: Dishwasher
We use a dishwasher but we are in a very hard water area so have to use salt.

I have used Ecover and other eco-friendly products for ages and they are alright. It is true that when once in a blue m ...
  Topic: Small holding wanted in Lincolnshire
VM

Replies: 3
Views: 15939
PostForum: Finance and Property   Posted: Fri Aug 28, 15 10:28 pm   Subject: Small holding wanted in Lincolnshire
There is a site called greenshifters which I used to look at - lots of overseas property, but occasionally UK and just occasionally Lincolnshire rather than Scotland or Wales.

Also perhaps worth co ...
  Topic: Ice Cream maker - NON FUNCTIONING
VM

Replies: 42
Views: 32572
PostForum: Trading Post   Posted: Sun Jul 12, 15 5:54 am   Subject: Ice Cream maker - NON FUNCTIONING
It's only my breakfast time here but I'm wishing I had some of that maple walnut ice cream in front of me instead of just toast.



And thanks, Tahir, for report. Think we will get one.
  Topic: Ice Cream maker - NON FUNCTIONING
VM

Replies: 42
Views: 32572
PostForum: Trading Post   Posted: Sat Jul 11, 15 10:41 am   Subject: Ice Cream maker - NON FUNCTIONING
Just wondering, Tahir, if you are still happy with the Sage machine? Seems like the one I want to get but just keep getting anxious because is the most expensive!
  Topic: Chickens and tapeworms
VM

Replies: 10
Views: 8014
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Mon Jul 06, 15 9:14 am   Subject: Chickens and tapeworms
Thanks all. Will look into the Marriages feed. We only have three hens and probably will end up with another three, but they are in the veg garden so we only have limited capacity for moving them arou ...
  Topic: Time on my hands.
VM

Replies: 9
Views: 4631
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Sun Jul 05, 15 11:05 pm   Subject: Time on my hands.
Amazing pictures, thank you.
 
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