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by subruss
21 Jan 2018, 14:52
Forum: General & Misc
Topic: Long time no see
Replies: 1
Views: 7

Long time no see

Hello all. I found my way back due to a happy Christmas email, I have not been active since the old way of doing things shut down, I hope a few people remember me (for good or bad) I will have forgotten which :grin: . Stand by for a bit more turkey talk for the very few who are interested :lol: .
by subruss
06 Feb 2016, 17:46
Forum: General & Misc
Topic: Chicken Bully
Replies: 16
Views: 9712

Re: Chicken Bully

I have not been on very much lately and I find this thread a bit strange.If I am on line and I can answer or help anybody with a question I will, NO THANKS required. We all know how difficult it is to to get the context,feeling or emotion into an e-mail hence the reason we have EMOJI,s so my advice ...
by subruss
15 Jan 2016, 10:12
Forum: General & Misc
Topic: Which plants are poisonous to chickens?
Replies: 2
Views: 1392

Re: Which plants are poisonous to chickens?

This is a simple one to answer, The ones they dont eat. :thumbright: they are not as daft as they look :lol:
by subruss
08 Jan 2016, 09:44
Forum: General & Misc
Topic: Happy new year to all
Replies: 2
Views: 1242

Happy new year to all

lets hope its a good one, not been on much as we are having the house done up,. all the christmas celebrations and the weather has kept me busy. My chickens and turkeys may as well be ducks with all the rain we have had :lol: .Looking forward to answering and asking questions in 2016 :thumbright:
by subruss
05 Nov 2015, 09:39
Forum: Pets and other animals
Topic: Dog / cat food ideas
Replies: 10
Views: 4386

Re: Dog / cat food ideas

I am right you are wrong :lol: :lol: Although they differ somewhat from cats, dogs should be considered carnivores based on their dentition, as well as the length of their canine teeth. A dog’s teeth reflect the mechanics of the ripping and tearing of food. They also possess a shortened gastrointest...
by subruss
10 Oct 2015, 08:04
Forum: Pets and other animals
Topic: Dog / cat food ideas
Replies: 10
Views: 4386

Re: Dog / cat food ideas

They only eat all that stuff because we force it on them and it cheaper for us. the veg they eat by choice is normally to make them selves sick. cows and sheep will sometimes eat afterbirth, does that make them omnivores. Interesting points of view it has been ages since I have read up on anything b...
by subruss
30 Sep 2015, 17:20
Forum: Pets and other animals
Topic: Dog / cat food ideas
Replies: 10
Views: 4386

Re: Dog / cat food ideas

both cats and dogs will chew and swallow vegatation to help with digestive problems but that does not make them omnivores they are both carnivores
by subruss
21 Sep 2015, 12:39
Forum: Pets and other animals
Topic: Dog / cat food ideas
Replies: 10
Views: 4386

Re: Dog / cat food ideas

one of my friends dogs had some dietry problems and was told by the vet stop feeding dried and tinned dog foods and give him meat he now eats mainly rabbit (Raw) problems gone and there is no need to cook anything. we sometimes forget cats and dogs are carnivors :thumbright:
by subruss
22 Jul 2015, 11:46
Forum: Chickens
Topic: Chicken eating from my mouth??!
Replies: 5
Views: 5737

Re: Chicken eating from my mouth??!

try keeping your mouth shut :lol: :thumbright:
by subruss
19 Jul 2015, 15:19
Forum: Poultry Clinic
Topic: Broody (or not?)
Replies: 5
Views: 2947

Re: Broody (or not?)

yes its normal, persistence is a definite trait in some birds. try finding her a home or selling her as a good broody you may be surprised some people have problems getting good broody. :thumbright:
by subruss
14 Jul 2015, 19:32
Forum: General & Misc
Topic: Bedtime
Replies: 2
Views: 1785

Re: Bedtime

as above plus if you can make the back perches higher than the front the dominant birds may move there and leave the front perches free :thumbright:
by subruss
14 Jul 2015, 19:28
Forum: Poultry Clinic
Topic: Broody (or not?)
Replies: 5
Views: 2947

Re: Broody (or not?)

give her some eggs to sit on in a box away from the nest boxes, fertile ones if you want chicks or dudes if you don,t and let her get on with it she will get over it or I know a good recipe if she doesent
by subruss
14 Jul 2015, 19:22
Forum: Introductions and Welcomes
Topic: Hello
Replies: 2
Views: 1634

Re: Hello

Hello :thumbright: . I do the same my oldest bird is eight years old and I have one or two from each year down until this years hatch, works for me :thumbright:
by subruss
06 Jul 2015, 09:59
Forum: Pests and Predators
Topic: Electric fencing
Replies: 5
Views: 2828

Re: Electric fencing

I would and have gone with the electric fencing it is tough, I have had mine for seven year and its still in good condition, very easy to move around and with it being flexible it is easy to fence around obstructions etc and will keep most hens in, some flighty birds may fly over now and again but c...
by subruss
01 Jun 2015, 09:03
Forum: Breeds
Topic: Cream Legbars
Replies: 343
Views: 109897

Re: Cream Legbars

Well that is a difficult one, with my luck I would go with you on cockerel, its just a wait and see situation and there always seems to be a couple like this in each hatch :( . Be positive its a hen :thumbright: .