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  Topic: Purse nets
scarecrow

Replies: 2
Views: 3909
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Mon Jan 10, 05 8:42 am   Subject: Purse nets
They are brand new, never used.

A bought them because a friend of mine was supposed to be showing me the ropes of rabbiting, but we never got around to it and them he moved house.

I'd be willing ...
  Topic: preparing foods for sale
scarecrow

Replies: 40
Views: 22095
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Mon Jan 03, 05 9:49 pm   Subject: preparing foods for sale
http://www.wireuk.org

Chexk this out scarecrow, and indeed any other sisters out there doing it for themselves!

A good resource, support etc.

I'm not a sister!!!
  Topic: Wild Mushrooms - Safe to touch?
scarecrow

Replies: 38
Views: 32047
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Thu Dec 23, 04 3:20 pm   Subject: Wild Mushrooms - Safe to touch?
There is a local group nearby who do various activities in the woods (no not that type of activities). I'm sure they'd do mushroom gathering.

The only problem is I think I will have moved house by ...
  Topic: Anybody ever shot wild boar?
scarecrow

Replies: 31
Views: 19289
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Thu Dec 23, 04 2:33 pm   Subject: Anybody ever shot wild boar?
It would be nice if a pack/herd (whatever the collective noun is) could be established in an area which will cause minimum disturbance to farmers etc.
  Topic: Spout Wine!!!
scarecrow

Replies: 9
Views: 6432
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Thu Dec 23, 04 2:02 pm   Subject: Spout Wine!!!
My kids love em!
  Topic: Anybody ever shot wild boar?
scarecrow

Replies: 31
Views: 19289
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Thu Dec 23, 04 1:26 pm   Subject: Anybody ever shot wild boar?
Some interesting info on the British wil boar Association website:

http://bwba.co.uk/
  Topic: Anybody ever shot wild boar?
scarecrow

Replies: 31
Views: 19289
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Thu Dec 23, 04 1:22 pm   Subject: Anybody ever shot wild boar?
according to the bcc news item (link above):

It is estimated there are up to 1,000 of the large, tusked animals in Kent and East Sussex alone.
  Topic: Wild Mushrooms - Safe to touch?
scarecrow

Replies: 38
Views: 32047
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Thu Dec 23, 04 12:53 pm   Subject: Wild Mushrooms - Safe to touch?
I tell u what, I'll send all the poisonous ones to you to taste for me Jema!

Downsizer.net's official poisonous mushroom taster!
  Topic: Spout Wine!!!
scarecrow

Replies: 9
Views: 6432
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Thu Dec 23, 04 12:47 pm   Subject: Spout Wine!!!
I'm always spouting that kind of rubbish!!
  Topic: Spout Wine!!!
scarecrow

Replies: 9
Views: 6432
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Thu Dec 23, 04 12:10 pm   Subject: Spout Wine!!!
This time of year, spouts are everywhere and it occured to me that I've heard of people making wine etc from all sorts of stuff, but never sporuts.

Anyone out there tried this? Maybe we'll find a u ...
  Topic: Wild Mushrooms - Safe to touch?
scarecrow

Replies: 38
Views: 32047
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Thu Dec 23, 04 10:58 am   Subject: Wild Mushrooms - Safe to touch?
Thanks Cab, I just wondered whether any give off any poisonous substances which might get absorbed through the skin.

I've not really 'picked' a time to get into this, I just had a thought that my w ...
  Topic: Wild Mushrooms - Safe to touch?
scarecrow

Replies: 38
Views: 32047
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Thu Dec 23, 04 10:30 am   Subject: Wild Mushrooms - Safe to touch?
should different specimens be kept seperate between collection and identification, or can I throw them all in the same basket?
  Topic: Wild Mushrooms - Safe to touch?
scarecrow

Replies: 38
Views: 32047
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Thu Dec 23, 04 10:15 am   Subject: Wild Mushrooms - Safe to touch?
On my next woodland walk, I am considering a spot of mushroom hunting.

Obviously the question of identification is an important one, I'd prefer not to poison my family in the process!

But how ...
  Topic: preparing foods for sale
scarecrow

Replies: 40
Views: 22095
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Thu Dec 23, 04 8:15 am   Subject: preparing foods for sale
There is a basic food hygiene course which will earn you brownie points...

Yes, and I see they only cost about 30.
  Topic: Building your own incubator
scarecrow

Replies: 13
Views: 27385
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Wed Dec 22, 04 3:13 pm   Subject: Building your own incubator
Lindsay

What did you do about turning the eggs?

How often and what method?

I know you weren't so happy with the semi-auto method
 
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