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by ncotb
Fri Nov 09, 2018 2:45 am
Forum: Welcome and Forum Rules
Topic: Found you again!
Replies: 1
Views: 73

Found you again!

Hi all! Well after several attempts over quite some time, I have actually managed to get back on the forum :D Nice to see several familiar names too!
by ncotb
Thu Mar 12, 2015 5:48 am
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: Hi From Darkbrowneggs
Replies: 8
Views: 2567

Re: Hi From Darkbrowneggs

How are things DBE?
by ncotb
Thu Mar 12, 2015 5:45 am
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: Warning !
Replies: 0
Views: 763

Warning !

:evil: There is someone on Facebook called Daniel Shotton who is asking people for birds by pm & sending friend requests, getting address, phone number, arranging to meet, then not showing up & a few days later birds have been stolen. Police have been informed by several people. he has been blocked/...
by ncotb
Sun Dec 07, 2014 4:34 am
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: Hi From Darkbrowneggs
Replies: 8
Views: 2567

Re: Hi From Darkbrowneggs

Hi DBE, been following you on PP & elsewhere. Glad all is good with you :) looking forward to seeing the pics when you can upload them. Ive just acquired a tablet & it seems very alien to me, Im such a technophobic :p Am using my old pc to view the forum as will take me forever to master the tablet ...
by ncotb
Mon Aug 04, 2014 4:37 am
Forum: Chicken's Health
Topic: Chickens sleeping under raised coop
Replies: 11
Views: 1888

Re: Chickens sleeping under raised coop

Blow torch & creosote here. Frontline on birds
by ncotb
Mon Aug 04, 2014 4:34 am
Forum: Incubating, Hatching, Rearing Chicks & Growers
Topic: Premature hatch, what to do next?
Replies: 4
Views: 1723

Re: Premature hatch, what to do next?

Im sure we have all helped them out at some point :roll: some sucessfully grow up, most dont. Good luck with the little duckling :-)17
by ncotb
Tue Sep 24, 2013 2:32 am
Forum: Quail Forum
Topic: quail questions
Replies: 5
Views: 2591

Re: quail questions

It can also work if ,after a couple of weeks of seeing each other, introduce them in a new cage/hut/coop/run which your current ones havent been in before.
by ncotb
Tue Sep 24, 2013 2:13 am
Forum: Any Other Discussion About Chickens
Topic: So if I do need two new hens...
Replies: 13
Views: 1455

Re: So if I do need two new hens...

Sussex hybrids like Sussex Light (not Light Sussex which is a pure breed), Sussex star & whatever other name they call them could lay white to even a blue? green? egg depending what they are crossed with . A pure bred sussex will lay creamy to light brown tinted eggs. This is quite a useful chart fo...
by ncotb
Tue Sep 24, 2013 1:50 am
Forum: Any Other Discussion About Chickens
Topic: Risk of ants to chickens?
Replies: 4
Views: 386

Re: Risk of ants to chickens?

Mine love clearing ants - was digging up some potatoes & some of mine helped :-)07 when they saw some ants.
by ncotb
Tue Sep 24, 2013 1:48 am
Forum: Any Other Discussion About Chickens
Topic: Poor egg production
Replies: 14
Views: 1511

Re: Poor egg production

I would check the hut for red mite.

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