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by HappyBob
03 Mar 2014, 03:06
Forum: Keeping Chickens and other Poultry
Topic: egg prices
Replies: 10
Views: 1373

Re: egg prices

I sell my surplus £1 per half dozen to a few of my neighbours. My two grandsons love delivering them (wife watches thier ok from front garden gate) and they often get a tip of a lollypop or a few sweets from their customers. )t'
by HappyBob
24 Feb 2014, 01:51
Forum: Vegetable and Fruit Gardening
Topic: Rhubarb question
Replies: 6
Views: 1361

Re: Rhubarb question

If you hold back planting out while the soil is in a drier state I,m sure your rhubarb will thrive. When I took my allotment on I had some rhubarb that wasnt doing so well as it was old and not very vigarous. On the advise off one of the old boys I dug the crowns up and just left them on top of the ...
by HappyBob
24 Feb 2014, 01:32
Forum: Grow your Own Diaries
Topic: Bill's 2014 Garden Diary
Replies: 134
Views: 64439

Re: Bill's 2014 Garden Diary

Looks like your on top of your game Bill, and the chicken coup/run looks marveloose. PS congrats on the new hip bedding itself in well. )t'
by HappyBob
09 Feb 2014, 03:16
Forum: Keeping Chickens and other Poultry
Topic: Double yolk eggs
Replies: 15
Views: 2027

Re: Double yolk eggs

I,ve had a couple in the 8 months I,ve been keeping chickens. The eggs are really big compared to what they normally lay.
by HappyBob
05 Feb 2014, 20:52
Forum: Keeping Chickens and other Poultry
Topic: Can you overfeed hens?
Replies: 23
Views: 2067

Re: Can you overfeed hens?

I feed layer pellets adlib and very seldom give treats, although I have recently been feeding a small amount of mixed corn late afternoon to help keep them warm at night.
by HappyBob
05 Feb 2014, 20:41
Forum: Keeping Chickens and other Poultry
Topic: How many Chickens did you start with - how many now !!!
Replies: 44
Views: 6004

Re: How many Chickens did you start with - how many now !!!

Started off with 7 hatched another 4 from eggs, rehomed a cockeral two days ago so now have 10. but maybe looking to add som banties this year. :-D
by HappyBob
05 Feb 2014, 20:33
Forum: Vegetable and Fruit Gardening
Topic: Main crop potatoes
Replies: 7
Views: 1428

Re: Main crop potatoes

I plant Desiree as my main crop potatoes mainly because it has a thick skin which helps deter slugs (although some years you wouldnt think so :-D )

Whoops just had to edit due to me forgetting my manners :oops: Welome to the lane :-D
by HappyBob
05 Feb 2014, 20:30
Forum: Just for Pets
Topic: Dennis to be discussed at committee level!
Replies: 50
Views: 9860

Re: Dennis to be discussed at committee level!

I used to be secretary on our site upto a year ago, and in my experience some folk just like causin mischeif because it gives em a kick. I recon Dennis will have a happy outcome and your freind (R.I.P.) will have his wish honoured. )t'
by HappyBob
21 Jan 2014, 21:41
Forum: Grow your Own Diaries
Topic: Bill's 2014 Garden Diary
Replies: 134
Views: 64439

Re: Bill's 2014 Garden Diary

Glad to see you out and about Bill, hope we have another good gardening year (weather wise) this year. )t'
by HappyBob
19 Jan 2014, 02:53
Forum: Fun and Word Games
Topic: Terrible joke thread
Replies: 337
Views: 97350

Re: Terrible joke thread

A ship carrying a cargo of yo yo,s hit an iceberg, apparently it sunk 57 times :-D
by HappyBob
19 Jan 2014, 02:48
Forum: Keeping Chickens and other Poultry
Topic: Hello everybody I AM BACK
Replies: 17
Views: 1548

Re: Hello everybody I AM BACK

Nice to see you back Skeksis )t'
by HappyBob
03 Dec 2013, 02:18
Forum: Handicrafts and other Hobbies
Topic: Hull City (not Tigers) beat Liverpool
Replies: 2
Views: 1126

Re: Hull City (not Tigers) beat Liverpool

HazellB wrote:It's as if being the new Cultural Capital is contagious )t'


And I was there to watch it. A chant that has appeared in the last few weeks aimed at the visiting side is "You,ve only come for the culture" which was quite funny the first time we sung it :-D
by HappyBob
26 Oct 2013, 20:16
Forum: Books, TV and the Media
Topic: I've been published.
Replies: 14
Views: 3983

Re: I've been published.

Good stuff Orfy, you sound pleased as punch )t'
by HappyBob
18 Oct 2013, 21:44
Forum: Keeping Chickens and other Poultry
Topic: 5 eggs today !
Replies: 11
Views: 1002

Re: 5 eggs today !

They managed 5 eggs (one of them a huge egg)this morning from 7 hens. Feed just layers pellets with the odd green treat every few days. Oyster shell available 24/7. Yesterday they managed 6 eggs
by HappyBob
11 Oct 2013, 18:13
Forum: Keeping Chickens and other Poultry
Topic: Chicken Insurance
Replies: 18
Views: 2080

Re: Chicken Insurance

Spreckly wrote:Hope you get it sorted, Bob.


Cheers Spreckly I,m sure it will, it just seems all a bit unneccesary thats all, now that the council are happy the cockerels have gone. BTW I,m still waiting for the E-mail from the council.