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  Topic: Sewing question
TTouch Homestead

Replies: 13
Views: 12540
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Sat Mar 14, 15 9:23 pm   Subject: Sewing question
I thought you meant washing them in some sort of device with liquid...gah, I need to get out more...
  Topic: Red Stop solution
TTouch Homestead

Replies: 9
Views: 10297
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Sat Mar 14, 15 6:46 pm   Subject: Red Stop solution
I have used it all last summer for one coop that was having probs. You need to kill the mite by either using diatomaceous earth, or lime washing the inside to seal the wood. I used it in the waterer o ...
  Topic: Seed Swop 2014
TTouch Homestead

Replies: 83
Views: 74249
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sun May 25, 14 10:46 pm   Subject: Seed Swop 2014
Did I miss them or are they lost in spaaaaace?!
  Topic: Goslings
TTouch Homestead

Replies: 1
Views: 2972
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Sat May 03, 14 5:36 pm   Subject: Goslings
4 goslings now sold.

Older ones still available- out with mum during day. Will require safe run and covered area until feathered fully. Cardigan area.
  Topic: Goslings
TTouch Homestead

Replies: 1
Views: 2972
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Fri May 02, 14 7:32 pm   Subject: Goslings
Looking at my latest crop, I will have quite a few males spare. Pilgrim boys and Pilgrim x's. I may have American Buff's too...but will keep any girls and I cannot get near them yet to sex them.

I ...
  Topic: Maran hatching eggs
TTouch Homestead

Replies: 0
Views: 2459
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Fri May 02, 14 7:30 pm   Subject: Maran hatching eggs
Having been absent, doing lawd knows what, I am back and on the lookout for some nice French Copper Maran hatching eggs please. I have wittled my breeds down to Bresse Gauloise and the Maran's which s ...
  Topic: Seed Swop 2014
TTouch Homestead

Replies: 83
Views: 74249
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sat Apr 26, 14 3:31 pm   Subject: Seed Swop 2014
Can I sneak in again, to the end of the list if it is still running that is
  Topic: Dressed goose weights
TTouch Homestead

Replies: 1
Views: 2258
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Mon Dec 23, 13 7:25 pm   Subject: Dressed goose weights
Well, the time came, and we sent 6 of our geese off for prep and dressing. Just left to range and eat as normal, so not fed up or restricted in any way.

5 ganders and 1 goose, and weights were
3 ...
  Topic: My young goose seems to have given up laying
TTouch Homestead

Replies: 10
Views: 4672
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Thu Dec 05, 13 8:15 pm   Subject: My young goose seems to have given up laying
Ours also only lay seasonally. No eggs here till Feb time. Boys heading to the freezer soon...and the start of pairing them off again to ensure the right ones, do the right thing, to the right goose! ...
  Topic: What is it about geese ?!
TTouch Homestead

Replies: 9
Views: 4472
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Mon Oct 28, 13 3:13 pm   Subject: What is it about geese ?!
We have had our wood chipper rewired at least twice already thanks to the attentions of the goose mob...
  Topic: Apple juice going brown?
TTouch Homestead

Replies: 18
Views: 8459
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Sun Sep 29, 13 10:35 pm   Subject: Apple juice going brown?
Our bottled brown sludge tastes fantastic but looks rather disgusting too. Best I invest in some citric acid pronto.
  Topic: Aylesburys or what?
TTouch Homestead

Replies: 6
Views: 3991
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Mon Sep 23, 13 11:14 am   Subject: Aylesburys or what?
i have abacot rangers, they lay spring/summer then stop...they make good meat birds too. smart little critters, mine are trained to go to bed at night, and they fly like bricks...males and females are ...
  Topic: Bad tempered goose
TTouch Homestead

Replies: 13
Views: 5311
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Tue Sep 17, 13 3:20 pm   Subject: Bad tempered goose
Mine have learnt that seeing me usually results in a nice tasty treat, piece of apple, or something equally irresistable to a goose. I can happily walk amongst my gaggle of 14 without fear of anything ...
  Topic: Is it too late to hatch this year?
TTouch Homestead

Replies: 6
Views: 4955
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Sat Sep 14, 13 6:45 pm   Subject: Is it too late to hatch this year?
Bummer- the fox visited this afternoon while I was out at the Goat Club Produce Show, and took my fab brood raising silkie hen. Guess the incubator had better come out for now. Booooooger. I was in su ...
  Topic: Is it too late to hatch this year?
TTouch Homestead

Replies: 6
Views: 4955
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Sat Sep 14, 13 3:44 pm   Subject: Is it too late to hatch this year?
Urm, well as I just won some Polish eggs on fleabay I am going to give it a try...
 
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