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by MrsBiscuit
Fri Jan 17, 2020 3:48 pm
Forum: Any Other Discussion About Chickens
Topic: Negleted chickens, or am i being to soft?
Replies: 6
Views: 94

Re: Negleted chickens, or am i being to soft?

Hi Steve and welcome to the forum, we are a friendly bunch and you will find lots of experience on here, not just about chickens and other fowl! I've had a good look through your post and pictures, and firstly congratulations on taking the birds' welfare seriously. I can't comment on the ducks as I ...
by MrsBiscuit
Thu Jan 09, 2020 1:58 pm
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: nature notes
Replies: 179
Views: 19749

Re: nature notes

On Saturday night we went out to a concert about 8.45pm. About 3 miles from home we rounded a bend on our hill to find 2 wild boar at the side of the road. They looked like immature adults to me, or possibly a female and one offspring - one was a bit bigger than the other, but neither was a fully gr...
by MrsBiscuit
Sun Jan 05, 2020 5:33 pm
Forum: Chicken's Health
Topic: Egg shape and size
Replies: 18
Views: 2304

Re: Egg shape and size

Not sure at all. If I saw that I would assume somebody had either stood on it or pecked at it because there does seem to be a fracture 'skein' in the depressed bit of shell?
by MrsBiscuit
Sun Jan 05, 2020 5:31 pm
Forum: Any Other Discussion About Chickens
Topic: Sunday lunch
Replies: 6
Views: 294

Re: Sunday lunch

Great pic, I presume that is Lily on the roosting bar? Or maybe its Iris? Hips forward, tilt to the left, pout pout pout!

We are having roast leg of somebody for sunday dinner later!
by MrsBiscuit
Wed Jan 01, 2020 1:01 pm
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: Happy New Year
Replies: 23
Views: 484

Re: Happy New Year

Happy New Year (quietly, OH still in bed....!)
by MrsBiscuit
Wed Dec 25, 2019 12:55 pm
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: Christmas 2019
Replies: 82
Views: 1378

Re: Christmas 2019

Merry Christmas one and all. We were very kindly invited to a family Portugeuse Xmas Eve celebration meal yesterday, including going out to see the baby Jesus warmed on giant fires outside churches and a very late night, and this afternoon we are going out to a British/German Christmas lunch which i...
by MrsBiscuit
Mon Dec 16, 2019 3:04 pm
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: Nouns becoming verbs....................
Replies: 10
Views: 187

Re: Nouns becoming verbs....................

I find the sporting ones the most irritating; expressions like 'medalling' or 'podiuming'.
by MrsBiscuit
Wed Dec 11, 2019 10:16 pm
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: Christmas 2019
Replies: 82
Views: 1378

Re: Christmas 2019

Marigold, you make me smile!
by MrsBiscuit
Tue Dec 10, 2019 9:08 pm
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: Re: Weather
Replies: 23
Views: 551

Re: Re: Weather

Find someone you like and open that fizz, doesn't have to be today, but soon, its part of memory making for a special time! I don't know if hogget is specifically male or female, I just know it as sheep aged roughly 12-18 months. A bit more flavour than lamb, but not as strong as mutton. Best bit I ...
by MrsBiscuit
Tue Dec 10, 2019 5:08 pm
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: Re: Weather
Replies: 23
Views: 551

Re: Re: Weather

Quite a milestone, congratulations and a very merry birthday to you!

Do you/neighbours get/eat hogget as a halfway house between lamb and mutton? Its my favourite way of eating sheep.

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