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  Topic: Went on an organised Fungus Foray
Lozzie

Replies: 4
Views: 2774
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Mon Oct 01, 07 5:04 pm   Subject: Went on an organised Fungus Foray
Have they been running 'shroom hunts at that venue for very long?
  Topic: Have my chooks got worms?
Lozzie

Replies: 18
Views: 8345
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Mon Sep 10, 07 12:17 pm   Subject: Have my chooks got worms?
Me too But I would hazard a guess that it is ok to just advise you -

"Give them a worming.

Cease worrying."
  Topic: Wobbly Hen
Lozzie

Replies: 8
Views: 4758
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Sun Sep 02, 07 5:06 pm   Subject: Wobbly Hen
That's what we were beginning to think, Treac. Problem is we haven't found a vet locally who knows anything about poultry!!

Shall keep you posted ....
  Topic: Wobbly Hen
Lozzie

Replies: 8
Views: 4758
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Sun Sep 02, 07 6:52 am   Subject: Wobbly Hen


I'm going to look at her eyes.

Edited to add: They're completely normal!
  Topic: Wobbly Hen
Lozzie

Replies: 8
Views: 4758
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Sat Sep 01, 07 8:27 am   Subject: Wobbly Hen
Can anyone help?

My hybrid hen Dee is getting on for about 20 months old. She doesn't seem to be able to stand up properly - keeps collapsing down on her haunches (do hens have haunches??).

Whe ...
  Topic: its all that Sally's fault!!
Lozzie

Replies: 17
Views: 4873
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Thu Aug 16, 07 9:06 am   Subject: its all that Sally's fault!!
(Imagine Matt from Little Britain's voice)

Ooooooh he's GOR-geous!
  Topic: Buy Nothing New for 12 Whole Months
Lozzie

Replies: 280
Views: 45626
PostForum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle   Posted: Wed Aug 15, 07 4:15 pm   Subject: Buy Nothing New for 12 Whole Months
I think your idea of gooseberry champers was a really good one, actually Gil. I mean, it's all very well people saying that they just want the cash, but actually money is not a very romantic or tradit ...
  Topic: Can I eat carrot leaves/plumes?
Lozzie

Replies: 7
Views: 2626
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Wed Aug 15, 07 4:07 pm   Subject: Can I eat carrot leaves/plumes?
I prefer them recycled as eggs.

(that is, my chickens LOVE the stuff)
  Topic: pale egg yolks
Lozzie

Replies: 9
Views: 4770
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Wed Aug 15, 07 4:04 pm   Subject: pale egg yolks
Someone told me once that more leafy greens in their diet might help - iron. Also, have they access to protein-y type things like worms and snails? When we stopped free-ranging our hens their protein ...
  Topic: Buy Nothing New for 12 Whole Months
Lozzie

Replies: 280
Views: 45626
PostForum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle   Posted: Tue Aug 14, 07 3:41 pm   Subject: Buy Nothing New for 12 Whole Months
No, n, I hadn't seen that one yet. Perfect to read on a wet afternoon, preferably with a large mug of tea and perhaps a biscuit. Or two.

There's a lot there to digest!
  Topic: Buy Nothing New for 12 Whole Months
Lozzie

Replies: 280
Views: 45626
PostForum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle   Posted: Tue Aug 14, 07 2:03 pm   Subject: Buy Nothing New for 12 Whole Months
It's been a real experience.

It made me examine, very carefully, EVERYTHING I buy. The first realisation was just how much I did, in fact, buy.

Christmas was "interesting", but not quite as hard ...
  Topic: Buy Nothing New for 12 Whole Months
Lozzie

Replies: 280
Views: 45626
PostForum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle   Posted: Tue Aug 14, 07 1:57 pm   Subject: Buy Nothing New for 12 Whole Months
Oh, look - my anniversary passed on Friday!


http://www.clicksmilies.com/s1106/party/party-smiley-020.gif
  Topic: What to do with green tomatoes?
Lozzie

Replies: 12
Views: 5177
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Sat Jul 28, 07 2:48 pm   Subject: What to do with green tomatoes?
If you don't fancy hunting high and low for those little circles of waxed paper to go in the jars, you can make your own by cutting up the plastic bags that come from inside cereal packets.
  Topic: snails (only for 10 days )
Lozzie

Replies: 42
Views: 15245
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Tue Jul 24, 07 4:14 pm   Subject: snails (only for 10 days )


"Or get some hens."

Or a dpack

Oh yes, that's the solution
  Topic: snails (only for 10 days )
Lozzie

Replies: 42
Views: 15245
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Tue Jul 24, 07 9:05 am   Subject: snails (only for 10 days )
Amen to that. Snails are for hens.
 
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