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by sandy
11 Jan 2009, 21:36
Forum: Keeping Chickens and other Poultry
Topic: layers pellets
Replies: 22
Views: 2523

well i am going to have to get some mash, tried the warm water and mashing the pellets up, mixed it up with other food and they picked around the mashed up pellets.....
by sandy
11 Jan 2009, 00:08
Forum: Keeping Chickens and other Poultry
Topic: layers pellets
Replies: 22
Views: 2523

thanks chickenchaser i will attempt that tomorrow...they are such bees these chickens, but i love ^em
by sandy
10 Jan 2009, 18:47
Forum: Keeping Chickens and other Poultry
Topic: layers pellets
Replies: 22
Views: 2523

can I substitute layers mash for layers pellets? Our local bird farm dosen^t sell it(and I got so put off going there when I saw a member of staff pick up 2 chickens by their legs). I bought some corn today at a Countrywide store and noticed while waiting in the store room they had mash. I still hav...
by sandy
10 Jan 2009, 18:37
Forum: Keeping Chickens and other Poultry
Topic: how can i stop the water from freezing?
Replies: 34
Views: 3531

the olive oil really works, thanks for that one )t'
by sandy
06 Jan 2009, 23:43
Forum: Keeping Chickens and other Poultry
Topic: Frozen Chicken?
Replies: 10
Views: 781

Hi the bunster, that is so spooky,cuddled up on the sofa with nextdoors^s cat keeping me warm and felt a pang of guilt my girls would be sat shivering in their home. Decided to check on here re water freezing again, as both theirs and nextdoors water was solid when I got in from work and that got me...
by sandy
03 Jan 2009, 11:22
Forum: Keeping Chickens and other Poultry
Topic: RIP Hetty
Replies: 11
Views: 535

condolences, at least she is^nt suffering now, our thoughts are with you
by sandy
03 Jan 2009, 11:15
Forum: Keeping Chickens and other Poultry
Topic: New chicken enclosure...
Replies: 4
Views: 443

home looks lovely, wish you had videod the getting them in bit, you could have added the music and put it on youtube! )j;
by sandy
02 Jan 2009, 00:17
Forum: Keeping Chickens and other Poultry
Topic: First eggs
Replies: 8
Views: 491

Well done again liamp, I hate eggs but plenty of other peeps like them, and thanks Jen..
by sandy
01 Jan 2009, 11:45
Forum: Keeping Chickens and other Poultry
Topic: Anyone got frozen eggs?
Replies: 3
Views: 304

just spotted this one, put this bit on ^first eggs^ Abby started laying yesterday, first egg huge and white and frosty looking, this mornings white again(she is brown) looks like a bit of shell has been scraped off and huge again.....
by sandy
01 Jan 2009, 11:41
Forum: Keeping Chickens and other Poultry
Topic: First eggs
Replies: 8
Views: 491

Well done, Abby produced her first one new years eve, it had a bit of blood on it and a strange frosty looking white shell (she is a ranger) but she was okay, this morning another weird looking egg that looked like a bit of shell had tried to be scraped off? What is so strange is they are huge...Ali...
by sandy
21 Dec 2008, 01:05
Forum: Keeping Chickens and other Poultry
Topic: chicken h1lton
Replies: 2
Views: 357

chicken h1lton

At last, see any architects out there? New home has been built for Alice and Abby, would post pictues if I could work out how to in the guidelines!They have more outside room than a free ranger and a deluxe bedroom with their old coop (cut off from tiny run) inside. Was the 8th week of cleaning henc...
by sandy
21 Dec 2008, 00:53
Forum: Keeping Chickens and other Poultry
Topic: Lost Charlie 2 today
Replies: 9
Views: 579

SO sad when you lose one, thoughts are with you
by sandy
12 Dec 2008, 00:16
Forum: Keeping Chickens and other Poultry
Topic: Has anyone read this?
Replies: 10
Views: 1000

yes had the book long before i had the girls, what a lovely funny read
by sandy
17 Nov 2008, 23:16
Forum: Keeping Chickens and other Poultry
Topic: ANY ARCHITECTS OUT THERE??
Replies: 12
Views: 991

Thanks for your concerns but the only land we have that is big enough to house our Alice and Abby is a bit swampy. It will need a lot of foundation work or it will be like the castle in the holy grail!(monty Python^s version that is). We are also going to need a chicken wire fence between our ground...
by sandy
14 Nov 2008, 23:54
Forum: Keeping Chickens and other Poultry
Topic: ANY ARCHITECTS OUT THERE??
Replies: 12
Views: 991

my poor girls have to stay in their ark until December 8th as it is dark when I leave and return from work and weekends nextdoors are out and they dont mix! But after all you helpful advice they will be living in a new 12 by 12 foot home which is going to cost around £1000! My ^chickens are for eat...