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by LittleBrownFrog
14 Jan 2012, 10:41
Forum: Keeping Chickens and other Poultry
Topic: Touchy subject - what do you do with your old hen?s
Replies: 28
Views: 662

Re: Touchy subject - what do you do with your old hen?s

Yes, we started with the intention of leaving space for more chickens, but then ended up taking on extras from someone who was going to get rid of them because they weren't laying.
by LittleBrownFrog
14 Jan 2012, 10:39
Forum: Books, TV and the Media
Topic: Did anyone watch Qi tonight?
Replies: 9
Views: 1415

Re: Did anyone watch Qi tonight?

It's recorded here, will probably watch tonight. I'm intrigued now, and want to watch it now though {rofwl}
by LittleBrownFrog
13 Jan 2012, 22:31
Forum: Keeping Chickens and other Poultry
Topic: Touchy subject - what do you do with your old hen?s
Replies: 28
Views: 662

Re: Touchy subject - what do you do with your old hen?s

I think that there's a difference between killing an animal to eat it (which is fine imo, if done appropriately) and killing an animal because it has reached the end of its 'useful' life (not fine). We have only ex-bats at the moment, and they've pretty much stopped laying, but they're here for the ...
by LittleBrownFrog
13 Jan 2012, 21:00
Forum: Keeping Chickens and other Poultry
Topic: Introducing Daisy and Dorcas
Replies: 30
Views: 728

Re: Introducing Daisy and Dorcas

)t' they look like they're in ok-ish shape :-D Good luck with the introductions tomorrow. Mine had the ex-bat pellets to start with, and poultry spice while they were feathering up, but, like Jane, we switched to standard layers' pellets after the first sack.
by LittleBrownFrog
13 Jan 2012, 15:25
Forum: Keeping Chickens and other Poultry
Topic: Fox attack :(
Replies: 48
Views: 1351

Re: Fox attack :(

{rofwl} sorry ... I'm just trying to imagine the conversation that goes on after you've been in to the barber's!!
by LittleBrownFrog
13 Jan 2012, 13:07
Forum: Just for Pets
Topic: Praying Mantis
Replies: 58
Views: 4715

Re: Praying Mantis

You need a pooter :-D
by LittleBrownFrog
13 Jan 2012, 12:10
Forum: Keeping Chickens and other Poultry
Topic: Fox attack :(
Replies: 48
Views: 1351

Re: Fox attack :(

{cry} {hug}
by LittleBrownFrog
13 Jan 2012, 12:09
Forum: Keeping Chickens and other Poultry
Topic: Injured hen - HELP!!!
Replies: 85
Views: 1351

Re: Injured hen - HELP!!!

Good news :) Hope she settles back in ok.
by LittleBrownFrog
12 Jan 2012, 23:42
Forum: Food and Drink
Topic: First taste of this year's sloe gin tonight
Replies: 16
Views: 2170

Re: First taste of this year's sloe gin tonight

My dh forgets that he likes sloe gin, so every year I drink most of it & then he realises he quite likes it when it's mostly gone {rofwl}
by LittleBrownFrog
12 Jan 2012, 23:15
Forum: Keeping Chickens and other Poultry
Topic: Another Newbie here
Replies: 22
Views: 682

Re: Another Newbie here

Hi :) Welcome to the Lane
by LittleBrownFrog
12 Jan 2012, 22:24
Forum: Food and Drink
Topic: First taste of this year's sloe gin tonight
Replies: 16
Views: 2170

Re: First taste of this year's sloe gin tonight

They're not in the freezer any more )grin2( I did them at about 3 o'clock this morning {rofwl}
by LittleBrownFrog
12 Jan 2012, 22:14
Forum: Food and Drink
Topic: What's for dinner tonight?
Replies: 780
Views: 146769

Re: What's for dinner tonight?

We had rotisserie-style chicken done in the slow cooker, shredded in flatbreads with salad and potato wedges .
by LittleBrownFrog
12 Jan 2012, 22:06
Forum: Keeping Chickens and other Poultry
Topic: Hello!
Replies: 11
Views: 322

Re: Hello!

Welcome to the Lane )t'
by LittleBrownFrog
12 Jan 2012, 20:56
Forum: 2012/3 Diaries for reference
Topic: Helen's veggie attempts 2012
Replies: 105
Views: 27389

Re: Helen's veggie attempts 2012

I think it makes sense to try to grow a few things that are more 'luxury' items iyswim - things that are more expensive to buy in the shops, or taste measurably better in the home-grown version. For me, tomatoes because of the bigger variety and flavour, salad because you can't beat absolutely fresh...
by LittleBrownFrog
12 Jan 2012, 17:58
Forum: Keeping Chickens and other Poultry
Topic: Three eggs off two girls in 12 hours!
Replies: 14
Views: 353

Re: Three eggs off two girls in 12 hours!

I have tortoise envy. I really want to get a tortoise. envy}}