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by diggernotdreamer
Sun Jul 01, 2012 12:16 pm
Forum: Fruit and Nuts
Topic: Which fruit & nut trees
Replies: 8
Views: 2942

Re: Which fruit & nut trees

What about ballerina fruit trees, they only get to about 6 feet and they seem to fruit quite well, can even be grown in a large pot so you can always take them with you if you give up your allotment. I think you can get a cherry on pixie rootstock which is very small. A family apple tree is good as ...
by diggernotdreamer
Sat Jun 30, 2012 11:33 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hello from Ireland
Replies: 6
Views: 1011

Hello from Ireland

Hi, just joined this forum, I love self sufficient-ish, it really sums up what I try to do, don't grow wheat for my own bread or olives for my olive oil so cannot claim to be self sufficient. I have two pot bellied pigs, two alpacas, three rabbits, twenty ducks and 33 chickens. I would be a really r...
by diggernotdreamer
Sat Jun 30, 2012 10:38 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Sick Chicken!
Replies: 3
Views: 1230

Re: Sick Chicken!

Hi I just joined this forum. Read the post about the sick chicken. I would be quite concerned if a chicken was not eating, have you felt her crop to see if there is food in there? I have had chickens stop eating for one reason or another and they can go downhill quite fast if you don't do something....