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  Topic: pigs and chocolate
SteveP

Replies: 6
Views: 3245
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Tue Apr 25, 17 12:23 pm   Subject: pigs and chocolate
defra would not approve, all human food chain stuff is banned for piggies unless it has been officially pressure cooked with its own paperwork or has been diverted direct from a field.

as to toxici ...
  Topic: pigs and chocolate
SteveP

Replies: 6
Views: 3245
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Tue Apr 25, 17 8:26 am   Subject: pigs and chocolate
I have some Easter chocs that i don't like. Are pigs sensitive to chocolate like dogs?
  Topic: Put your birds inside
SteveP

Replies: 55
Views: 25807
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Sun Dec 11, 16 4:00 pm   Subject: Put your birds inside
If anyone wants to track the H5N8 cases, a link taken from http://recombinomics.co/ has it plotted on google maps.

https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?hl=en&authuser=0&mid=1aNOepBDPUd0zdRn ...
  Topic: Camera traps/trail cameras
SteveP

Replies: 37
Views: 20356
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Fri Nov 18, 16 2:06 pm   Subject: Re: Camera traps/trail cameras
We would like to see what is visiting our garden at night

If it is two legged visitors then you need one with a sim card that sends the pic to you as soon as it is taken.
  Topic: Tanning a hide- 10 easy steps to a well cured pelt or hide.
SteveP

Replies: 97
Views: 270485
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Sat Nov 12, 16 8:41 am   Subject: Tanning a hide- 10 easy steps to a well cured pelt or hide.
Sorry about re-awakening an old thread but how do you safely dispose of the salt and alum mix when you have a septic tank instead of mains drainage?

Tipping it onto the ground will kill it and the ...
  Topic: Fox resistant run entrance
SteveP

Replies: 20
Views: 17158
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Mon Oct 31, 16 9:05 am   Subject: Fox resistant run entrance
I'd manually open the gate for them in the morning but then you or someone, would have to be there to close the gate on them ASAP after they'd gone to roost.

Which is my problem. I currently work s ...
  Topic: Fox resistant run entrance
SteveP

Replies: 20
Views: 17158
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Mon Oct 31, 16 6:52 am   Subject: Fox resistant run entrance
Bodger's pen is constructed like mine except I use two strands of wire around the base. I have used that design for fifteen years and not had a fox get through.

Back to the original post. I still h ...
  Topic: Fox resistant run entrance
SteveP

Replies: 20
Views: 17158
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Fri Oct 28, 16 10:18 am   Subject: Fox resistant run entrance
a plank with a nail poking out tied on a bit of string so it dangles in the entrance is said to be fox resistant and the birds just push past it . im not convinced but some recon it works.

I have m ...
  Topic: Fox resistant run entrance
SteveP

Replies: 20
Views: 17158
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Fri Oct 28, 16 6:24 am   Subject: Fox resistant run entrance
I need to devise a method for the chickens to exit and leave the new night enclosure in the paddock by a route that doesn't give acces to a fox. The enclosure resembles a pheasant release pen and is s ...
  Topic: New Pi
SteveP

Replies: 7
Views: 5786
PostForum: IT Matters   Posted: Mon Feb 29, 16 5:14 pm   Subject: New Pi

i still have a rather daft idea for "coursing"competitions for salukis and lurchers , a semi autonomous off road lure seems necessary ....

Sounds like single use tech.
  Topic: A fox trap
SteveP

Replies: 39
Views: 41323
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Mon Feb 08, 16 12:55 pm   Subject: A fox trap
Two types of cage trap. The treadle where the fox treads on the treadle and the other one is where the fox pulls at the bait and triggers the trap.

I can't see what advantage there can be in tying ...
  Topic: A fox trap
SteveP

Replies: 39
Views: 41323
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Mon Feb 08, 16 8:34 am   Subject: A fox trap
When I baited a treadle trap I didn't rely on the fox standing on it. The bait (rabbit) was tied to a piece of bailing twine that was looped around the back of the trap and tied to the treadle from be ...
  Topic: A fox trap
SteveP

Replies: 39
Views: 41323
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Sat Feb 06, 16 10:39 am   Subject: A fox trap
Cover the base in soil or straw so it doesn't walk on the wires. Place bales at the sides and on top.

The fox will go into a hole more readily than an open metal trap.
  Topic: Heated propogator
SteveP

Replies: 4
Views: 2180
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Mon Feb 01, 16 8:53 am   Subject: Heated propogator
This may be useful for choosing the temperature

http://tomclothier.hort.net/page11.html
  Topic: Android Phone?
SteveP

Replies: 13
Views: 4723
PostForum: IT Matters   Posted: Tue Dec 15, 15 2:09 pm   Subject: Android Phone?
So, you have nothing to lose by trying to fix it yourself. It is already a brick.

I re-found the site I used to root mine.

http://androidpixel.com/category/how-to-root-android/

There are prob ...
 
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