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  Topic: apple /cider sourdough,has anyone else tried it ?
smokingdragon

Replies: 5
Views: 1521
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Sun Nov 24, 13 8:49 pm   Subject: apple /cider sourdough,has anyone else tried it ?
My wife used some fermenting cider to start the sour dough and its been very successful!!

  Topic: Nettle infusion in syrup increases brood rearing.
smokingdragon

Replies: 17
Views: 25482
PostForum: The Apiary   Posted: Thu May 09, 13 8:48 pm   Subject: Re: Nettle infusion in syrup increases brood rearing.
Sorry for bringing up an old post but I find the nettle feed very effective and new keepers might want to try it!



4. Conclusions

The purpose of the present research was to
determinate in ...
  Topic: 12 bore or 20 bore?
smokingdragon

Replies: 45
Views: 268698
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Sat Sep 29, 12 10:02 pm   Subject: 12 bore or 20 bore?
Look at a gas semi auto - Berretta 301 etc far less recoil than a OU. For a general purpose auto that can do clays foxes or burglars get one that is adjustable and can take 3.5" cartidges. I've got a ...
  Topic: Server Smallholdings.
smokingdragon

Replies: 14
Views: 5024
PostForum: IT Matters   Posted: Thu Jul 12, 12 10:02 pm   Subject: Server Smallholdings.
What's a server farmyard?
A.

The virtual area outside the RBS / NetWest server farm that their customers use and where RBS dump their sh*t.

We use the definition of a server farm as a group of ...
  Topic: Planning my first split - any advice....
smokingdragon

Replies: 18
Views: 7833
PostForum: The Apiary   Posted: Wed May 23, 12 10:24 pm   Subject: Planning my first split - any advice....
Inspected our hives this weekend and 2 were very busy with numerous queen cells and the queen was still in both.

Artificial swarm needed and quick!!

Unfortunately didn't have the instructions t ...
  Topic: Wanted - Large Male Rabbit
smokingdragon

Replies: 21
Views: 10942
PostForum: Trading Post   Posted: Tue Jan 17, 12 11:21 pm   Subject: Wanted - Large Male Rabbit
My 2 are still fine, muddy but still living apart!!


Hi, yes it was Roger,
at least he had a good life and passed a fair few genes on.
How are all yours?
  Topic: Wanted - Large Male Rabbit
smokingdragon

Replies: 21
Views: 10942
PostForum: Trading Post   Posted: Mon Jan 16, 12 7:52 pm   Subject: Wanted - Large Male Rabbit
Sorry to hear you lost your NZ, was that Roger?

Simon
  Topic: best polytunnel watering system?
smokingdragon

Replies: 13
Views: 11670
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sat Jan 14, 12 9:31 pm   Subject: best polytunnel watering system?
Wet plants in a polytunnel = rot. I know to my cost, lost toms to blight. Last year used cheap soaker pipe and a lot better but eventually the pipe disentagrated
  Topic: Geese Petrified of Red LED
smokingdragon

Replies: 24
Views: 7697
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Sat Jan 07, 12 10:16 am   Subject: Geese Petrified of Red LED
Tried the red led this morning and no real effect, so it seems to bother them only in the dark.
  Topic: Zombie Bees
smokingdragon

Replies: 0
Views: 1760
PostForum: The Apiary   Posted: Fri Jan 06, 12 9:16 pm   Subject: Zombie Bees
Found this article on the 'The Register'

Researchers have found a type of parasite that turns bees into zombies, causing them to exhibit strange behavior before dying.

The discovery was made by ...
  Topic: Geese Petrified of Red LED
smokingdragon

Replies: 24
Views: 7697
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Thu Jan 05, 12 9:44 pm   Subject: Geese Petrified of Red LED
I haven't tried that - but will have a go this weekend - wife does the morning shift!!

Cocker spaniel have amber eyes and doberman's have blue eyes in torch light.
  Topic: Geese Petrified of Red LED
smokingdragon

Replies: 24
Views: 7697
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Thu Jan 05, 12 8:50 pm   Subject: Geese Petrified of Red LED
Predator eyes - that was my theory too!

Friendly fox eyes!!
  Topic: Geese Petrified of Red LED
smokingdragon

Replies: 24
Views: 7697
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Thu Jan 05, 12 7:14 pm   Subject: Geese Petrified of Red LED
Hi
I wear a LED headtorch when rounding up the geese at night and a couple of nights ago accidently switched it from the normal white light to the red LED. This caused mass panick with the geese and ...
  Topic: Mites
smokingdragon

Replies: 3
Views: 1845
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Wed Nov 02, 11 4:05 pm   Subject: Mites
I've used Frontline kitten spot on in very small amounts and that wiped them out
  Topic: Looking for chicken feed supplier in S Wales.
smokingdragon

Replies: 8
Views: 5649
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Wed Nov 02, 11 4:03 pm   Subject: Looking for chicken feed supplier in S Wales.
Whereabouts in S Wales?

I use Zoars, but there are loads of CountryWide stores such as Cardiff (Wenvoe) Bridgend etc

Simon
 
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