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by Gert
Tue Jun 24, 2014 1:06 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: chickens and foxes
Replies: 6
Views: 2547

Re: chickens and foxes

We had one winter where the poor sod chewed his way through heavy duty plastic to get at the hens. I actually did feel sorry for him as he must have been pretty desperate. For the UK folk it was that evil winter we had a few years back and it didn't get above -5 for a couple of months. ( I know this...
by Gert
Tue Jun 24, 2014 1:00 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hullo from Denver, CO, US
Replies: 3
Views: 1471

Re: Hullo from Denver, CO, US

Hi
by Gert
Tue Jun 24, 2014 12:49 pm
Forum: How do I??
Topic: Open a kilner jar of bottled fruit
Replies: 15
Views: 8451

Re: Open a kilner jar of bottled fruit

Did you ever manage to get the lid off?
by Gert
Tue Jun 24, 2014 12:45 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hello from Warrington.
Replies: 4
Views: 1875

Re: Hello from Warrington.

Hi Brewtrog

you and Mike should get along famously.
by Gert
Tue Jun 24, 2014 12:42 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Allotment tidyness
Replies: 25
Views: 4665

Re: Allotment tidyness

Flo wrote:We do have an inspection regime on our allotments here. It's been going for years - I think what started it off was someone about 35 years ago dug up a complete buried Ford Prefect.
Fantastic :lol:
by Gert
Tue Jun 24, 2014 12:31 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Where is everyone?New post section perhaps?
Replies: 45
Views: 6604

Re: Where is everyone?New post section perhaps?

Hi all

we are all really coming out of the woodwork , hope you are all well and happy. :wave:
by Gert
Wed Jun 11, 2014 9:52 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Where is everyone?New post section perhaps?
Replies: 45
Views: 6604

Re: Where is everyone?New post section perhaps?

I've just had an email nudging me back after a few years away. Hello to all I don't know and Hi to anyone who can remember me. I'm also in Wiltshire. but in the South. We were outside Salisbury, but have moved this year to just outside Warminster. Still have sheep and a few hens, and growing fruit a...
by Gert
Wed Jul 13, 2011 1:33 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: rats
Replies: 11
Views: 1374

Re: rats

Hi Big Al

Glad to hear that you are getting or have chickens now. Sorry I don't have any better answers about the rat issue, As I shoot them like SouthernDave. But taking the feeder out of the run at night is a good move.

Hope all is well up north.
by Gert
Wed Jul 13, 2011 1:16 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Lonely Chick :-(
Replies: 15
Views: 2865

Re: Lonely Chick :-(

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:D good to hear things are settling, was just down your way on thursday and wondered how you all were :iconbiggrin:[/quote]

Cheers, you should have popped in for tea. Hope all is well with you :wave:
by Gert
Thu Jun 30, 2011 12:19 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Lonely Chick :-(
Replies: 15
Views: 2865

Re: Lonely Chick :-(

Good luck :-)
by Gert
Thu Jun 30, 2011 9:10 am
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Lonely Chick :-(
Replies: 15
Views: 2865

Re: Lonely Chick :-(

Hi, I've a broody hen sitting on nothing at the minute. If you are desperate I'll take the chick and try and convince her that she manage to hatch it, but I wouldn't worry too much about it being on it's own though. The biggest problem you are likely to get is if it is a cock bird then it will be to...
by Gert
Wed Jul 21, 2010 9:19 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: 2nd Wiltshire Meet
Replies: 23
Views: 1252

Re: 2nd Wiltshire Meet

We're taking a neighbours Australian lowline cattle to the show, as she needs the help and young Master gert needs to practise his handling skills in the ring.
Hope you lot up in the North of the county are all well and good. :wave:

All the best

Gert
by Gert
Wed Jul 21, 2010 4:05 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Land needed urgently
Replies: 6
Views: 1011

Re: Land needed urgently

How many sheep do you have? we may be able to help there.
by Gert
Wed Jul 21, 2010 3:59 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: 2nd Wiltshire Meet
Replies: 23
Views: 1252

Re: 2nd Wiltshire Meet

Hope it goes well, we won't be able to make it as we are at the Ellingham and Ringwood show. Don't forget to take some pictures. We will organise an event down here at some point, but we've been running around alot lately. oh and Mrs Gert just bought a proper 13ft Canvas Tipi ! and hasn't moved from...
by Gert
Wed Jul 21, 2010 3:52 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Sheeps...
Replies: 8
Views: 976

Re: Sheeps...

Hi Jessiebean

What breed are they out of interest?

Gert