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by bennettsbrood
Thu Mar 10, 2011 8:58 am
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Speckledy hen
Replies: 9
Views: 1752

Re: Speckledy hen

It's hard to tell with hens the cause of death - it's because they are a prey animal, they have evolved to not show any signs of sickness untill , thump - dead chicken. Stops them becoming an easy target for foxs humans or t-rexs.
by bennettsbrood
Thu Mar 10, 2011 8:51 am
Forum: How do I??
Topic: Make a hen waterer?
Replies: 9
Views: 1209

Re: Make a hen waterer?

Hi there, i make something like on the bottom of the following link, just got the holes in the bucket and fill up with water till ti starts to spill out - has always done the job fine - just make sure that you dont have little chicks around that could get all melodramatic and try to drown themselves...
by bennettsbrood
Thu Mar 10, 2011 8:44 am
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hello from Suffolk!
Replies: 8
Views: 1211

Hello from Suffolk!

Hello there, my name is Sean. I am a proper country bumpkin, Im a poultry breeder and youth worker (odd combination) but i also am trying to be as self sufficient as possible in my and my families diet - 'This week i will mainly be drinking homebrewed organic wines, eating my own caught / shot wild ...
by bennettsbrood
Wed Mar 09, 2011 7:26 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Chickens-first timer
Replies: 5
Views: 1233

Re: Chickens-first timer

Hello there, is great you want to do your research before you get the birds in - first step towards good husbandry is being ever thoughtfull of your stocks needs! Too many people rush in! Reading up wise, i found books by Katie Thear really usefull when i began - still find myself going back to them...
by bennettsbrood
Wed Mar 09, 2011 7:20 pm
Forum: Swap Shop, Trading Area and Seed Swap Area
Topic: Light Sussex Hatching eggs In Suffolk
Replies: 0
Views: 1029

Light Sussex Hatching eggs In Suffolk

Hello all there! I currently have Pure breed, Large fowl light sussex hatching eggs for sale. Am having good results in my own incubators (- last hatch of 20 i had 20 fertile and 19 hatch!). am selling them for £1 Each but might swap for any other Pure breed large fowl eggs. Can mail out pics of par...