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  Topic: Lamb prices
footprints

Replies: 53
Views: 13518
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Thu Mar 01, 07 9:39 pm   Subject: Lamb prices
Your buying last yrs?
come Easter pay a lot more.
  Topic: silly bacon question
footprints

Replies: 9
Views: 2654
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Tue Feb 27, 07 3:42 pm   Subject: silly bacon question
wet flabby bacon keeps no time at all. I have bacon in the fridge now in a roll that must be over 2 months old

If I could get sorted, I would post pictures.

Incidentally, even really really ...
  Topic: Edible pork??
footprints

Replies: 11
Views: 5143
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Mon Feb 26, 07 3:48 pm   Subject: Edible pork??
Thanks Rob! thats reassured me, just got to find an abbotaire with a big enough tub??!! What age do sows/gilts become unsuitable for eating, or is this just an old wives tale? I must admit I have fou ...
  Topic: First stab at curing
footprints

Replies: 13
Views: 3040
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Sun Feb 25, 07 6:37 am   Subject: First stab at curing
Hi Talbot and welcome to the site.

As a first step in curing, I would recommend dry curing a piece of belly pork. It's not expensive to buy, there's very little to go wrong and it's great stuff for ...
  Topic: Polytunnels and wind
footprints

Replies: 23
Views: 11703
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Mon Jan 15, 07 7:18 pm   Subject: Polytunnels and wind
Re: polytunnel. We too live in a very wind area (hole) We are line of sight with Caernarfon bay.
My wife in a moment of madness asked for a tunnel for her birthday. The tunnel is actually "broads ...
  Topic: Replacement greens
footprints

Replies: 15
Views: 6200
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Mon Jan 15, 07 6:58 am   Subject: Replacement greens
Many thanks for you valuable advice and generous offers of seed.

I have saved all your suggestions and will now consult with the head of planning

I am certainly going to look on some of the ...
  Topic: Replacement greens
footprints

Replies: 15
Views: 6200
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sun Jan 14, 07 5:16 pm   Subject: Replacement greens
We have ground that is infected with club root.
We are looking for greens that we could tryas replacements.

I am looking for fat hen seeds as I'm sure I read somewhere on Downsizer that they are ...
  Topic: Water filter bargain offer.
footprints

Replies: 0
Views: 1421
PostForum: Trading Post   Posted: Mon Jan 08, 07 9:08 am   Subject: Water filter bargain offer.
For anybody that is still using (see being robbed) bottled water there is a deal to be had here:
www.water-filters.clara.co.uk

There is currently a fat cashback offer of 50 for anybody that pays ...
  Topic: Not What It Used to Be...England and Nostalgia
footprints

Replies: 5
Views: 1775
PostForum: Reviews and What's On   Posted: Sun Dec 24, 06 1:00 pm   Subject: Not What It Used to Be...England and Nostalgia
How things now are at Christmas. Or.. Should I say, a non- denomational winter holiday ?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aG-H4nxHj1o&eurl=
  Topic: Bows 'n' arrers
footprints

Replies: 12
Views: 3558
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Sat Dec 23, 06 9:48 am   Subject: Bows 'n' arrers
I've just had a good root for the little book I got from the long bow society and it's either out on loan (see gone forever) or I've lost it (see gone forever) You could have had it with pleasure.

...
  Topic: Bows 'n' arrers
footprints

Replies: 12
Views: 3558
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Sat Dec 23, 06 9:02 am   Subject: Bows 'n' arrers
You could at one time get a handy booklet on making the longbow from the Long bow society (I think they were called) for a quid
  Topic: Licence renewal
footprints

Replies: 6
Views: 7189
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Tue Dec 19, 06 2:56 pm   Subject: Licence renewal
Im in NI actually, but a Welsh expat. NI is supposed to be the hardest place of all to get one. Airguns and Shotguns have to go on an FAC.

I have kinfolk in Southern Ireland. My brother tells the ...
  Topic: Licence renewal
footprints

Replies: 6
Views: 7189
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Tue Dec 19, 06 12:26 pm   Subject: Re: Licence renewal
This must be close to a record, I've just had my renewal processed and a new licence issued in under two weeks. Last time it took them six months to process a change of address.

Of course, I'm sur ...
  Topic: sausage stuffer
footprints

Replies: 12
Views: 5601
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Mon Mar 13, 06 10:25 pm   Subject: sausage stuffer
... We bought a new kenwood and ... I have "rubbished it" since the day we bought it. (I paid for it)

What model?
And in what way has it failed to live up to your expectations?

Unless ove ...
  Topic: sausage stuffer
footprints

Replies: 12
Views: 5601
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Mon Mar 13, 06 6:06 pm   Subject: sausage stuffer
The Kenwood attachment is fine for reasonably-sized batches - 20 lbs or so.

We bought a new kenwood and to my wifes dismay I have "rubbished it" since the day we bought it. (I paid for it) Don't ...
 
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