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by tygrysek75
Tue Feb 27, 2018 6:26 pm
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: Where is everybody?
Replies: 42
Views: 4781

Re: Where is everybody?

Hi Everybody,long time since I had posted anything.My hens just started to lay again one of them was actually in lay all winter.Today my Maran hen(6year old) just died(she was from Dark Brown Egg).I have CLB(6hens+1roo) and 2 mixed breed.I will be looking for new home for them after Easter,they are ...
by tygrysek75
Wed Jan 21, 2015 9:23 pm
Forum: Any Other Discussion About Chickens
Topic: Dangers to keeping chickens :)
Replies: 2
Views: 926

Re: Dangers to keeping chickens :)

Marigold We all doing well.My partridge hen getting old,her daughter passed away last year unexpectedly,she was fine one day and next I found her dead in the nest box.She was broody.I do not have the cockerels for a long time as they developed aggression towards my son.So she is the only one in my f...
by tygrysek75
Tue Jan 20, 2015 7:45 pm
Forum: Any Other Discussion About Chickens
Topic: Dangers to keeping chickens :)
Replies: 2
Views: 926

Dangers to keeping chickens :)

When I saw this let me tell you i can relate to this what about you
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ll187f27Pxg
by tygrysek75
Sat Jan 03, 2015 11:53 am
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: Rescuing hedgehogs
Replies: 5
Views: 1921

Re: Rescuing hedgehogs

Hedgehogs are such sweet creatures ,good luck with taking care of him.I must say I had't seen one for very long time now,never in England anyway.I use to look after one when I was 10 years old back in Poland,so 30 years ago :D It seems that you doing everything right for him and time will tell if he...
by tygrysek75
Fri Jan 02, 2015 7:35 pm
Forum: Incubating, Hatching, Rearing Chicks & Growers
Topic: Incubating refrigerated eggs
Replies: 12
Views: 6952

Re: Incubating refrigerated eggs

Hi Chris I just spotted your tread,and yes you can incubate them after storing in the fridge.Few friends of mine did that very successfully.Some people prefer keep them in cardboard egg boxes some go in to wrapping them in cling film to reduce loss of moisture .Some breeds are better than others to ...
by tygrysek75
Sun Dec 07, 2014 1:18 pm
Forum: Chicken Houses, Runs & Equipment
Topic: Moving to winter run
Replies: 9
Views: 1895

Re: Moving to winter run

Thanks Marigold. You've explained why the raspberry canes next to our hen enclosure grew to over 6' in height this year & produced less than a dozen raspberries between them. I'll be emptying the cooled wood ash around them over the winter this year! For the plants to produce fruits or flower nitro...
by tygrysek75
Mon Oct 27, 2014 6:48 pm
Forum: Incubating, Hatching, Rearing Chicks & Growers
Topic: rearing chicks in October
Replies: 22
Views: 7859

Re: rearing chicks in October

Top chick is a female,I can't properly see the other.male will develop very dark wing feathers,so if they light you have 2 hens.
by tygrysek75
Fri Oct 24, 2014 3:51 pm
Forum: Chicken Houses, Runs & Equipment
Topic: Cat & Aubiose.
Replies: 10
Views: 2528

Re: Cat & Aubiose.

You have no choice as to train him not to go in to their run.Water pistol ans wait for him when he come close spray with water,he soon works out that this is not a nice place to go.
by tygrysek75
Fri Sep 12, 2014 10:06 pm
Forum: Any Other Discussion About Chickens
Topic: Sprouts!
Replies: 11
Views: 3259

Re: Sprouts!

I had always given sprouting seeds for my chickens during winter months when grass is not nice.I had recently also come across of feeding them with fermented seeds which also very good for them.I tried this and seems to love this also.
by tygrysek75
Fri Aug 01, 2014 11:19 pm
Forum: Pests & Predators
Topic: Another way to kill red mite.
Replies: 20
Views: 6094

Re: Another way to kill red mite.

I had read few days ago on some poultry group on FB that Dettol works very well on killing red mite.This product to be egsackly http://dettol.co.uk/products-for-your-home-kitchen-power-and-pure-multipurpose-kitchen-spray-and-wipes in spray form.Aparantly somebody took it from cupboard by mistake (me...

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