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I read recently that this can be made into a paste and painted onto fruit tree trunks to protect against various bugs and other ne'er do wells. Has anyone ever done this and if so how did you make it into a paste?
Would welcome a few thoughts from the great pool of knowledge out there. I am a relative new by. I am part of a hen 'collective' for want of a better description and there is some disagreement between members regarding the following. Our hens go into their coop at night and an automatic pophole clos...
Advice needed please plus pros and cons etc. We have a hen cooperative with differing opinions on cleaning the coop. Current routine is to clean the poo and perches daily which takes around 7 - 10 minutes combined with an early morning check. Also a once weekly clean that is a bit more thorough and ...
We grow all those things recommended above including Russian Kale. Do try this recipe for a most wonderful Kale and mushroom lasagne. http://www.rivercottage.net/recipes/kale-and-mushroom-lasagne/ A friend also gave me a second hand copy of How to Grow Winter Vegetables by Charles Dowding. Looked it...
We have a large walk in run currently coved in mesh. We have the chance to recycle some Unduline roofing panels and we wondered if covering the run with these is a sensible idea? If so, do we do the whole area, or just part of it. All thoughts welcome.
Living on the bank of a river I still cannot get used to the brutal behaviour of Mallards in particular. I feel so sorry for the exhausted females who use up so much energy trying to escape the drakes. It always looks as if the females are going to drown poor things.
- 07 Aug 2013, 16:32
- Forum: General & Misc
- Topic: Presenting a water tight case for keeping chickens
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Uuum. One of my horses never batted an eyelash whilst the other one always had a to do with screaming jets. Neither EVER respond to the low flying Dakota or the BBMF planes we get over the Derwent Dams regularly.