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  Topic: Bloody Dogs!!!
Jenna

Replies: 232
Views: 98124
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Sat Jan 14, 12 2:29 pm   Subject: Bloody Dogs!!!
AFAIK, as long as sheep are involved, the dog is legally considered to be 'worrying' if it is 'at large' where sheep are present - it doesn't have to be doing anything. This is not the case for other ...
  Topic: This can't be right, surely?
Jenna

Replies: 14
Views: 3659
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Wed Oct 26, 11 11:45 am   Subject: This can't be right, surely?
Just for info, the dog/cat passport requires parasite treatment (fleas and ticks) 24 (48?) hours before coming back to the UK, this has to be recorded on the passport by the vet doing it before the an ...
  Topic: Getting old.
Jenna

Replies: 45
Views: 16863
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Sat Jul 23, 11 12:11 pm   Subject: Getting old.
Does he have a dicky ticker? Might be worth a check
  Topic: Huge Electric Bill - HELP!!!!?
Jenna

Replies: 37
Views: 20756
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Fri Jun 24, 11 2:25 pm   Subject: Huge Electric Bill - HELP!!!!?
Agree with vegplot re faulty thermostat - in Mad Science, it was a rule of thumb that if you could hold a bottle of hot 'something' in your hand without HAVING to put it down, it was below 60C. Thing ...
  Topic: Dog-owners! What do you use against ticks, fleas and worms?
Jenna

Replies: 13
Views: 13111
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Sun Jun 19, 11 7:48 pm   Subject: Dog-owners! What do you use against ticks, fleas and worms?


One of my sons had a tick in his groin after a dog walk in the New Forest.


Poor lad. Never found one on me yet, but have had to remove one from OH's leg. On that note, a good Glaswegian p ...
  Topic: Turnover/Pay %?
Jenna

Replies: 98
Views: 29492
PostForum: Small Business Questions, Ideas and Advice   Posted: Tue Jun 07, 11 12:03 pm   Subject: Turnover/Pay %?
In boarding kennels, 'it is assumed that' the owner should get about 50% of the takings in his R's pocket (oh hang about, tax and NI to come off that). My wages (~4.5K) are around 10% of our turnover, ...
  Topic: Dog tags
Jenna

Replies: 8
Views: 3663
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Mon May 16, 11 12:14 pm   Subject: Dog tags
The law requires your surname and your home address (number/name and postcode is usually acceptable). Anything else is up to you. We have name, addy, mobile number, 'scan me' on ours.
  Topic: An abundance of fruit tree blossom?
Jenna

Replies: 31
Views: 13238
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sat Apr 16, 11 11:35 am   Subject: An abundance of fruit tree blossom?
Ask me again next month! Nothing really ready to burst yet
  Topic: cess pits, soakaways, etc
Jenna

Replies: 18
Views: 17950
PostForum: Finance and Property   Posted: Wed Jan 26, 11 1:03 pm   Subject: cess pits, soakaways, etc
(lots of people call cess pits a septic tank and they think it sound better!)


In Scotland, septic is an acceptable form of off-mains drainage (for PP, building warrant, SEPA purposes etc), and c ...
  Topic: cess pits, soakaways, etc
Jenna

Replies: 18
Views: 17950
PostForum: Finance and Property   Posted: Mon Jan 17, 11 4:17 pm   Subject: cess pits, soakaways, etc
Is it a cess pit or a septic tank? I may be talking poo here *snigger* but I always thought they were not the same thing, and if I was buying a house with a cess pit I'd have it changed ASAP.

Othe ...
  Topic: rod for my own back, looking for advice.
Jenna

Replies: 18
Views: 33008
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Sat Nov 06, 10 12:52 pm   Subject: rod for my own back, looking for advice.
Sits on hands, sits on hands......

Anyway. Agree with training class. Good for socialising too. Be ready when you change the rules that she will try harder at first to get you to do whateve ...
  Topic: Road Kill Deer - Would you or wouldn't you?
Jenna

Replies: 45
Views: 28788
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Fri Oct 15, 10 4:42 pm   Subject: Road Kill Deer - Would you or wouldn't you?
Next door neighbour will take 'fresh' Roe - one killed by 'front end impact' on 'our' bit of road between 6 and 7am (body wasn't there when I took my dogs out but had 'appeared' by the time I went out ...
  Topic: The tastiest edible mushroom?
Jenna

Replies: 31
Views: 19708
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Fri Oct 15, 10 4:28 pm   Subject: The tastiest edible mushroom?
Have never found a 'wild' chanterelle. So I purchased some from our pal Mr T*sco to see what all the fuss was about. They were OK, but I won't rush to buy any more

Like shaggy ink cap (far ...
  Topic: Anyone looking for a remote get-away?
Jenna

Replies: 6
Views: 4092
PostForum: Finance and Property   Posted: Wed Oct 13, 10 8:20 pm   Subject: Anyone looking for a remote get-away?
Hehe, it's a lot like my house . But I don't have to go outside to get to the bathroom - we are posh here
Actually, it looks like it's in rather better nick than my house!!!
  Topic: Chimney Sweeping
Jenna

Replies: 40
Views: 138675
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Sun Sep 26, 10 12:47 pm   Subject: Chimney Sweeping
We used to get a proper man in when we had a two storey house with lots of bendy chimney bits - not complaining for 30, wouldn't risk it ourselves cos if we'd knocked the pot off it'd fall through ne ...
 
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