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  Topic: Old time poultry
SandraR

Replies: 21
Views: 59418
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Thu Apr 06, 17 3:32 pm   Subject: Old time poultry
No, it was some really peculiar black thing - all black - combs, wattles, even inside their mouths.
Never mind, Im obviously losing the plot!

Ayam Cemani
  Topic: Mealworms
SandraR

Replies: 31
Views: 67710
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Fri Sep 09, 16 1:53 pm   Subject: Mealworms
Would love to see a step by step photographic guide.
  Topic: Broody goose advice, please?
SandraR

Replies: 8
Views: 9204
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Mon Jun 06, 16 5:01 pm   Subject: Broody goose advice, please?
Apparently geese aren't as 'fussy' as chicken when accepting young.

The gander will often take on the duty of care with goslings of any age.

Quoted from overthegate forum

"just put the goslin ...
  Topic: Injured duck eyes
SandraR

Replies: 14
Views: 11970
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Mon May 23, 16 2:45 pm   Subject: Injured duck eyes
If brought in it could be dietary, a lack of vitamins is also sited as a cause along with lack of clean water deep enough to immerse the head.
  Topic: Injured duck eyes
SandraR

Replies: 14
Views: 11970
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Mon May 23, 16 2:34 pm   Subject: Injured duck eyes
Poultry and Waterfowl Problems by Michael Roberts.

"Dirty Sticky eye"

Wash eye 2x a day with warm mild solution of TCP Once dry apply Golden Eye ointment.Condition should show improvement after ...
  Topic: Turkeys
SandraR

Replies: 10
Views: 20713
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Sat Apr 23, 16 1:41 pm   Subject: Turkeys
Keeping them with chickens increases the chances of blackhead but worming regularly reduces the risk.Once they've reached adulthood they are at less of a risk as they've built up an immunity.

Mine ...
  Topic: The big move, looking for property with land
SandraR

Replies: 25
Views: 69475
PostForum: Finance and Property   Posted: Sat Apr 09, 16 10:41 am   Subject: The big move, looking for property with land
Very exciting !! wishing you all, all the very best
  Topic: Here we go again
SandraR

Replies: 12
Views: 9349
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Fri Apr 08, 16 4:58 pm   Subject: Here we go again
Have you considered botulism
  Topic: Working with schools
SandraR

Replies: 28
Views: 62447
PostForum: Small Business Questions, Ideas and Advice   Posted: Mon Apr 04, 16 12:42 pm   Subject: Working with schools
Sarah and Claire (both on Facebook and Twitter) run incubator hire schemes for schools etc.
https://www.hensforhire.co.uk/
http://www.sussexgardenpoultry.co.uk/
  Topic: Anyone here keep Leghorn chickens?
SandraR

Replies: 10
Views: 8832
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Sat Sep 05, 15 7:48 pm   Subject: Anyone here keep Leghorn chickens?
Goldtops were the traditional broody hen - a Light Sussex/Silkie cross giving you the broodiness of the silkie but larger in size due to the Light Sussex. (Bodgers Light Sussex still maintain the broo ...
  Topic: Anyone here keep Leghorn chickens?
SandraR

Replies: 10
Views: 8832
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Wed Sep 02, 15 1:58 pm   Subject: Anyone here keep Leghorn chickens?
I keep a flock of Exchequer Leghorns, fantastic layers, great forages, not easily spooked but can fly, don't go broody.


http://www.downsizer.net/gallery/27590/10349063_840374935996993_31188971253 ...
  Topic: hatching eggs
SandraR

Replies: 4
Views: 5263
PostForum: Trading Post   Posted: Mon Apr 20, 15 11:22 am   Subject: hatching eggs
enough? birds?

what is this enough you speak of

I would just like it noted I have 3 empty enclosures and 3 empty houses and a growers pen vacant!!

  Topic: Running courses from home
SandraR

Replies: 1
Views: 22135
PostForum: Small Business Questions, Ideas and Advice   Posted: Tue Jan 20, 15 2:28 pm   Subject: Running courses from home
Advice / Info. needed please on running poultry courses from home - public liability insurance, use of home for business, trading standard, EH etc.

Thank you
  Topic: Bantam size egg boxes
SandraR

Replies: 7
Views: 6946
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Sat Jan 03, 15 6:26 pm   Subject: Bantam size egg boxes
I can't find any and to be honest I'm not sure I'd be able to cover the cost of them with egg price. I'm hoping to sell most as hatching eggs, once suitable.
  Topic: Bantam size egg boxes
SandraR

Replies: 7
Views: 6946
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Sat Jan 03, 15 2:55 pm   Subject: Bantam size egg boxes
I now have bantams and now have bantam eggs where can I buy small size egg boxes please, also a guide on pricing the eggs for sale.

Many thanks
 
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