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by debcat
05 May 2012, 21:51
Forum: General & Misc
Topic: End of an Era!
Replies: 18
Views: 717

Re: End of an Era!

really sorry to hear, :cry: :cry:
I am so glad we don't have them here
by debcat
29 Apr 2012, 21:33
Forum: General & Misc
Topic: Agh! Will it ever stop raining!
Replies: 25
Views: 1033

Re: Agh! Will it ever stop raining!

it wouldn't be a good time to tell you it's been glorious here for the last few days then :roll:
you can keep our weather a bit longer
by debcat
29 Apr 2012, 20:52
Forum: Pets and other animals
Topic: sick cat - any ideas
Replies: 15
Views: 3480

Re: sick cat - any ideas

I never found out what was wrong, but I am pretty sure it was kidney failure, while our vet is brilliant the tests he is able to do are limited. Totally unlike being on the mainland - he didn't charge me anything for the times he saw Basil I still miss him like mad and while I have a load of other c...
by debcat
29 Apr 2012, 20:26
Forum: General & Misc
Topic: 10 little ducks sitting in a row
Replies: 2
Views: 155

10 little ducks sitting in a row

smallest daughter has just ran screaming to the window, there was a mother duck with 10 babies walking up the drive
If I leave them with mum the gulls or crows will get them and I have no where big enough to put a brooding duck
they are now in the house under heat and squeaking like mad
by debcat
27 Apr 2012, 21:33
Forum: Pets and other animals
Topic: sick cat - any ideas
Replies: 15
Views: 3480

Re: sick cat - any ideas

unfortunatley we lost him a few weeks ago :(
by debcat
30 Mar 2012, 15:32
Forum: Recipes
Topic: bread
Replies: 35
Views: 16075

Re: bread

Captain Carrots Pizza base home made pizza is fun too, the dough can be made in advance and frozen. For 8 small pizas... 250g strong white flour 250g plain flour 5g dried yeast 10g salt 325ml warm water a little olive oil Mix all together, turn out and knead until smooth (10 minutes). Shape the doug...
by debcat
30 Mar 2012, 15:30
Forum: Recipes
Topic: bread
Replies: 35
Views: 16075

Re: bread

Captain Carrots Tortilla's Tortillas are easy to make: 250g plain flour 5g salt 150ml water mix it all up, kneed a little until it goes silky. rest for 30 minutes. devide into 6-8, roll out to 2mm thick and cook in a hot, dry frying pan...30 seconds each side. Keep them under a towle to keep warm. Y...
by debcat
25 Mar 2012, 18:23
Forum: Smallholder animals
Topic: Any tips on persuading reluctant kids to bottle-feed?
Replies: 21
Views: 5477

Re: Any tips on persuading reluctant kids to bottle-feed?

have you tried again with the bottle? sometimes you have to be a bit ruthless and put the teat in and keep the mouth closed, she will dribble some out but some will go down. If they are around 10 days old then they've got the hang of sucking off mum and this will feel and taste different sometimes g...
by debcat
24 Mar 2012, 13:17
Forum: Smallholder animals
Topic: Told you she is big!!!!
Replies: 9
Views: 2009

Re: Told you she is big!!!!

ooh that poor ewe
shes gorgeous :grin:
by debcat
22 Mar 2012, 18:27
Forum: Smallholder animals
Topic: Another ewe in labour
Replies: 7
Views: 1743

Re: Another ewe in labour

well done,
sods law that she's a first timer, she'll be shattered now,
by debcat
21 Mar 2012, 14:50
Forum: Pets and other animals
Topic: Fingers crossed for my pony
Replies: 16
Views: 3936

Re: Fingers crossed for my pony

got everything crossed for you
by debcat
17 Mar 2012, 22:29
Forum: Smallholder animals
Topic: Hay as bedding?
Replies: 3
Views: 1364

Re: Hay as bedding?

they'll be fine overnight on hay, mucking out is loads harder than straw though [-X