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- 05 Oct 2006, 10:08
- Forum: General & Misc
- Topic: Anyone know much about Effective Microorganisms/Bokashi/EM
- Replies: 107
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This sounds suspiciously like a compost accelerator. There are so many regulations about actually storing and spreading FYM now that slurry pits see to be the norm rather than the dung heap. I can remember the time when animal housing was not mucked out in the cold months but had regular layers of f...
Mine has rather a bosom of feathers which shouldn't be there and Ma being brown, there are brown 'highlights', but she's gradually taming. The two baby pekins she's sharing her isolation with are tucked up on the perch with her now instead of huddling in their own corner. Even daughter can't extract...
- 26 Aug 2006, 20:22
- Forum: Recommended Books
- Topic: "The Complete Encyclopedia of Chickens"
- Replies: 35
- Views: 23403
Horses for courses - I've got a copy, but I rarely open it. The two books I use most are British Poultry Standards (expensive but accurate) and Diseases of freerange poultry by Victoria Roberts. A lot of my poultry books are fairly ancient, but I need up to date information on sick birds, ditto on B...
May I please be a pendant? They are correctly called Cream Legbars according to British Poultry Standards. Since neither the gold nor the silver is crested, Cream Legbar identifies the breed. Must be in Grumpy Old Woman mode.