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by pdblake
Thu Jul 12, 2012 3:00 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: new chickens
Replies: 8
Views: 2499

Re: new chickens

Just going through this myself. Fox took ours last week. Still pretty cut up about it but I've enquired after some new birds all the same.
by pdblake
Fri Jun 08, 2012 3:11 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Feathered Fiends
Replies: 9
Views: 941

Re: Feathered Fiends

baldybloke wrote:My resident blackbirds have been getting as close as a couple of feet, when I've been out weeding. Also being quite vocal as well.
Ditto. I was even sharing a pasty with one the other day :mrgreen:
by pdblake
Thu May 31, 2012 3:06 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Requesting some patient education please...
Replies: 7
Views: 953

Re: Requesting some patient education please...

I've taken mine on on the understanding that it will be inspected after three months, then again after six and nine months respectively. If I'm not doing anything with it then they can terminate the tenancy. I think that's fair enough, though I'm not sure what yardstick they measure by. Some of the ...
by pdblake
Thu May 31, 2012 2:48 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Requesting some patient education please...
Replies: 7
Views: 953

Re: Requesting some patient education please...

I have recently taken on a half plot, just a couple of weeks ago. It is 150sq yards and costs less than £12 a year to rent. I have waited three years to be offered one, so took this one on without even seeing it. As it was it was overgrown but not a complete wreck. I consider myself lucky. A second ...
by pdblake
Wed Apr 29, 2009 7:45 am
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Petition for more allotments - please sign up
Replies: 17
Views: 8299

Re: Petition for more allotments - please sign up

I keep trying to sign but never get the auto email. I have this problem a lot with these PM petitions. It's not a problem with junk mail settings either. TBH honest though, these PM petitions are a waste of time. Good old Gordon will send some BS reply about how much he cares and then do begger all ...
by pdblake
Tue Apr 21, 2009 8:42 am
Forum: Livestock
Topic: looking into getting chooks myself.I have a few questions
Replies: 14
Views: 2348

Re: looking into getting chooks myself.I have a few questions

Annpan, how many hens do you have in there?

Just trying to get an idea of how big a pen I want :mrgreen:
by pdblake
Mon Apr 20, 2009 2:07 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: looking into getting chooks myself.I have a few questions
Replies: 14
Views: 2348

Re: looking into getting chooks myself.I have a few questions

Hybrids, like red said - we got 2 hybrid girls last week and we read on the website of the manufacturer (yes, I know, a an manufacturer for living creatures :cry: ) up to 300 eggs a year at peak production. Did you buy them online? Only I'm looking to get some myself but have no idea where to get t...