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eek!! I presume a little sand would just act as grit, but I can't see that eating such large amounts can be good for them. I've never had tiny chicks before, so no help I'm afraid - hopefully someone will have a bright idea.
I've just caught up with the last episode and have been weeping off and on throughout. Beautifully done I thought, very thought provoking, and stayed true to itself right to the end.
I shall await the next series with interest.
Watercress has appeared in the last couple of days, so no free ranging for the chickens until it's big enough to withstand a bit of pecking. Borlotti beans are coming on nicely - I love watching beans grow, the one on the left wasn't showing at all last night, but by morning was properly through. ht...
It looks fabulous Annie - well done Eck!
(I bet you're going to start posing all your chicken photos on the 'grass' now so that the rest of us will be jealous of your greenery
That's what I wondered. The feed store man will think I'm bonkers next time when I ask to go out the back and try to lift everything I think what I really need to do, is to find a better place to buy from, but I'm hoping the old place will come through with their plans to do a pre-ordering system fo...
I melt the holes in mine, I have a special screwdriver that I use for the purpose, and the gas hob. I also use it for the bottoms of milk bottles & mushroom boxes.
Are things like hemcore / auboise lighter (in weight) than the wood shavings I'm currently using? dh is still out of action at the moment, and I can't lift a block of wood shavings on my own. So far, this has been ok, because the lovely man from the feed store delivers & stacks it in the garage ...
I love those big plastic tubs like your pink one - I have sweet potatoes in some at the moment & am using the other to cart stuff back and forth from the vegetable plot.
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