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  Topic: Geese help please
mousjoos

Replies: 10
Views: 865
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Wed Oct 18, 17 12:28 pm   Subject: Geese help please
Mine don't take orders easily & prefer to make me think they're doing things of their own accord....that said, once they "learn" a thing, they adapt to the routine very readily
  Topic: Gooses
mousjoos

Replies: 4
Views: 1451
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Tue Oct 03, 17 10:46 am   Subject: Gooses
Yep Weird it certainly has been
  Topic: Gooses
mousjoos

Replies: 4
Views: 1451
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Tue Oct 03, 17 4:47 am   Subject: Gooses
I thought this

Thanks
  Topic: Gooses
mousjoos

Replies: 4
Views: 1451
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Mon Oct 02, 17 6:03 pm   Subject: Gooses
So 2nd of October & I find 3 goose eggs

Is this normal ? I'm inclined to say not...

Would any resulting babies survive given the lateness in the season ?

Should I just swipe the eggs for ...
  Topic: My new new/old mole traps ?
mousjoos

Replies: 19
Views: 20959
PostForum: Land Management   Posted: Mon Jan 23, 17 9:06 pm   Subject: My new new/old mole traps ?
It's "moles-a-go-go" here presently
  Topic: Put your birds inside
mousjoos

Replies: 55
Views: 28582
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Wed Dec 07, 16 8:49 pm   Subject: Put your birds inside
My hens stay in their pen now; the top is netted & they're fed morning & evening, & the food doesn't hang around long enough for other birds to shit on it...they said here a few months bac ...
  Topic: Acrylic Greenhouse glazing
mousjoos

Replies: 16
Views: 19261
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed Nov 16, 16 1:02 pm   Subject: Acrylic Greenhouse glazing
It requires at least twice as many clips to hold it in place, compared with glass
  Topic: Variation on a rat problem
mousjoos

Replies: 26
Views: 21766
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Fri Nov 11, 16 1:46 pm   Subject: Variation on a rat problem
Here's what I found out about small rodents that live where I do.

Chipmunks are - relatively speaking - restrained in their breeding habits. They breed twice a year and have 4 or 5 young in each li ...
  Topic: This winter's woodworking projects
mousjoos

Replies: 24
Views: 31994
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Thu Nov 10, 16 4:28 pm   Subject: This winter's woodworking projects
So Blum & Euro appear to be the same beast

Easiest way to ensure accuracy with Blum / Euro.....correct hinge cutter (drills a blind hole & has cutting wings ensuring clean edges to the hole ...
  Topic: This winter's woodworking projects
mousjoos

Replies: 24
Views: 31994
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Thu Nov 10, 16 2:49 pm   Subject: This winter's woodworking projects
MJ, a few questions

I've decided to go with hinged doors (this is on the small unit with the single drawer above) I'm leaving 3mm gap between carcass and door, is that OK?

***The gap is general ...
  Topic: This winter's woodworking projects
mousjoos

Replies: 24
Views: 31994
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Sun Nov 06, 16 11:34 am   Subject: This winter's woodworking projects
At that size I personally would make a simple mitred frame around the ply panels & create a slot on the top & bottom edges of the frame to slide along a guide that is fixed along the corresp ...
  Topic: This winter's woodworking projects
mousjoos

Replies: 24
Views: 31994
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Sat Nov 05, 16 3:44 pm   Subject: This winter's woodworking projects
Consider fitting beading to guide your ply doors in place of grooves in melamine faced anything
True, it can be fiddly, but even a bead between just the two doors can make things easier.
Dimensions ...
  Topic: weekend harvest
mousjoos

Replies: 28
Views: 35672
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Mon Oct 31, 16 8:38 pm   Subject: weekend harvest
I don't understand the context of the "any comments?" at the end.

Firstly here this year the numbers of the pigeons are down as the wind is in the wrong direction, the birds are flying too high &am ...
  Topic: weekend harvest
mousjoos

Replies: 28
Views: 35672
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Mon Oct 31, 16 2:33 pm   Subject: weekend harvest
Not any bird MR, just most birds...
I knew an ex gamekeeper in W Sussex years ago & he ate rook, & blackbirds, amongst other things such as badger
The difference I've found between hunters h ...
  Topic: weekend harvest
mousjoos

Replies: 28
Views: 35672
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Sat Oct 29, 16 3:22 pm   Subject: weekend harvest
Yet more chestnuts
A couple of pocketfuls of walnuts
Three thrush-like birds given to me by my colleague who hunts
A bag of yesterday's bread from a client for the chooks
& a heap of branches ...
 
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