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by Annie
16 May 2013, 20:36
Forum: Members Chicken Keeping Diaries
Topic: The residents of Featherend Cottage
Replies: 219
Views: 37882

Re: The residents of Featherend Cottage

16th May On Monday this week as I was doing my afternoon lollipop stand , one of the neighbours was having a number of trees removed from his back garden so as soon as I was able I nipped over to see the tree surgeon to ask him the all important question. That load of woodchip was destined for some ...
by Annie
16 May 2013, 18:54
Forum: DIY & Recycling Projects
Topic: Mini cold frame!
Replies: 9
Views: 3641

Re: Mini cold frame!

I think its great fun to be inventive with things like that Mallard. I used the drawers off an old kitchen unit once for shallots and got good results, of course the drawers only survived the year because of all the watering but still a result. I have got parsnips going in an old laundry basket at t...
by Annie
16 May 2013, 18:38
Forum: 2012/3 Diaries for reference
Topic: Helen's plot
Replies: 28
Views: 10312

Re: Helen's plot

I think its such a sensible approach you have taken this year Helen, although the plants cost more than a pkt of seeds, when you take into account that you probably dont use all the seed ( and I am not very good at rememberibg to use them the following year), I still think you will come out on top. ...
by Annie
15 May 2013, 19:51
Forum: Keeping Chickens and other Poultry
Topic: pics of my hens
Replies: 10
Views: 747

Re: pics of my hens

Some of your hens have got fabulous big combs, they do look a happy healthy bunch.
Thanks for working out how to post the pics they are smashing.
by Annie
15 May 2013, 19:49
Forum: Keeping Chickens and other Poultry
Topic: Good to be back!
Replies: 7
Views: 513

Re: Good to be back!

Hello again, glad your hen keeping hobby has turned into really happy pastime, they do have a way of growing on you very quickly.
Good luck with the new ones , are they coming from Homes4hens by any chance as I know they have place up here now ?
by Annie
15 May 2013, 12:12
Forum: 2012/3 Diaries for reference
Topic: Stewart's Allotment Diary 2013
Replies: 53
Views: 17094

Re: Stewart's Allotment Diary 2013

Well you know once the courgettes start they will go like wild fire , good old courgettes. Whats the temperatures like with you - we are still getting it far too cold for this time of year in this bit of Scotland, I have toms and cucs in the greenhouse that are doing ok, even one or two flowers star...
by Annie
15 May 2013, 11:00
Forum: Keeping Chickens and other Poultry
Topic: How many?
Replies: 16
Views: 1228

Re: How many?

fishpond wrote:22 is a nice round number. )t'


88 is even rounder )run(
by Annie
15 May 2013, 10:59
Forum: Keeping Chickens and other Poultry
Topic: Poor marilyn
Replies: 12
Views: 985

Re: Poor marilyn

I think Big Al crept into the hen house and left one of his turkey eggs as a joke Ace {rofwl}
by Annie
15 May 2013, 10:56
Forum: Keeping Chickens and other Poultry
Topic: auctions
Replies: 5
Views: 552

Re: auctions

Must say Duncan, your poultry man sounds a lot more helpful than some , thats a great thing he is offering to do for you, I am guessing he has a seperate shed he can quarantine them off in as he wouldn't want to risk and cross infection with his own birds, should there be anything amiss with the one...
by Annie
15 May 2013, 10:42
Forum: Members Chicken Keeping Diaries
Topic: Big Al's and Ace's chicks
Replies: 61
Views: 14625

Re: Big Al's and Ace's chicks

Do you think it quite likely that as they aren't pure breed that they will demonstrate some difference in colouring i.e. lana may never get the bronze collar but retain more of the blue/grey ?
Lovely photos of the youngsters Ace.
by Annie
14 May 2013, 21:44
Forum: Just for Pets
Topic: Ecks got haggis neeps and tatties
Replies: 14
Views: 2296

Re: Ecks got haggis neeps and tatties

Mo I applaud your knowledge of Scottish Natural history, that indeed is the right description of a haggis, wiley wee devils but on this occassion Jemma is right , Haggis Neeps and Tatties are 3 oranda fishy wishys
by Annie
14 May 2013, 20:41
Forum: Just for Pets
Topic: Ecks got haggis neeps and tatties
Replies: 14
Views: 2296

Re: Ecks got haggis neeps and tatties

No he isnt very good with small furries {rofwl}
by Annie
14 May 2013, 20:20
Forum: Other Gardening; Flowers, Care & Maintenance
Topic: Where is the best place to buy a shed?
Replies: 5
Views: 1939

Re: Where is the best place to buy a shed?

Got my plastic shed which is used for the chickens (by quite a few more laners too) from bee and q but waited until it is on offer - bank holiday coming up soon ,usually deals on then.
by Annie
14 May 2013, 19:30
Forum: Just for Pets
Topic: Ecks got haggis neeps and tatties
Replies: 14
Views: 2296

Re: Ecks got haggis neeps and tatties

mrs boodles wrote:3 silkies Annie?



No they would be mine, all mine !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
by Annie
14 May 2013, 17:42
Forum: Just for Pets
Topic: Ecks got haggis neeps and tatties
Replies: 14
Views: 2296

Ecks got haggis neeps and tatties

NO I haven't posted in the wrong bit {rofwl} but Eck has got 3 new pets (early birthday present from me) who is going to guess what they are ?