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by bigyetiman
Fri Jun 14, 2019 7:27 pm
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: Fake News
Replies: 8
Views: 787

Re: Fake News

The only news I know isn't fake, is anything on posted this forum
by bigyetiman
Fri Jun 14, 2019 7:25 pm
Forum: Welcome and Forum Rules
Topic: Newcastle Virus
Replies: 6
Views: 105

Re: Newcastle Virus

Sorry to hear about your outbreak also. You must miss having chooks around.
Welcome to the forum also. Nice to have input from across the pond. please let us know how things progress
I didn't know they immunised in France Chris, you learn something new everyday.
by bigyetiman
Wed Jun 05, 2019 5:09 am
Forum: Chicken's Health
Topic: Poorly Peckford - Any ideas please?
Replies: 24
Views: 2388

Re: Poorly Peckford - Any ideas please?

We have a hen that sneezes when it is dusty and she will also do it when scratching about in new straw. Bet most vets would say a chicken can't get hay fever
by bigyetiman
Wed Jun 05, 2019 5:06 am
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: Dakota's
Replies: 8
Views: 921

Re: Dakota's

No I have booked a day off and we are going to watch the fly over. Going to All Hallows on the Isle of Sheppey in Kent. They will be flying over Southend Pier and we will station ourselves on opposite side on the river wall. Decided on this so we would have the sun behind us. But it looks as though ...
by bigyetiman
Tue Jun 04, 2019 3:18 pm
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: Dakota's
Replies: 8
Views: 921

Re: Dakota's

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Three fine Daks having a fly about :D :D :D
by bigyetiman
Tue Jun 04, 2019 11:43 am
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: Fake News
Replies: 8
Views: 787

Re: Fake News

Our sentiments exactly Hen-Gen. As OH remarked yesterday, leaders with appalling human rights records have been over here and never a protester in sight. We are in the London Borough of Havering, so we regularly get the Mayor on local news and in the papers with some crackpot idea or another, and he...
by bigyetiman
Sun Jun 02, 2019 11:27 am
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: Butterfly/moth identification
Replies: 11
Views: 821

Re: Butterfly/moth identification

How about Ruby Tiger Moth, it is a day flying moth and widespread across UK. Populations have crashed here also. wall browns used to be common around here now they are a major rarity. There is a colony along the river by Tilbury but that whole area has just been cleared for the 2nd Thames crossing. ...
by bigyetiman
Sun Jun 02, 2019 9:33 am
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: Climate emergency
Replies: 12
Views: 1544

Re: Climate emergency

Even more worrying Hen- Gen on a programme the other day they stated the most northerly part of UK is the Orkney's, so where have you drifted off to ?
by bigyetiman
Sun Jun 02, 2019 9:29 am
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: Dakota's
Replies: 8
Views: 921

Re: Dakota's

Had a few go over yesterday, and OH had the BBMF Dakota fly low across Rainham Marsh reserve. Plus I also met an old boy with his daughter at the bus station, in his 90's he is a parachute veteran of of the Normandy landings and on Weds he is going to do the jump again, in his words "well it will be...
by bigyetiman
Sun Jun 02, 2019 9:23 am
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: Butterfly/moth identification
Replies: 11
Views: 821

Re: Butterfly/moth identification

It could be something blown across on warm winds. Or the all red form of Cinnabar Moth, they are about at the moment. You could try finding a wildlife sightings blog or page for the area, which might have something on it. Hope you can get a pic.
saw two lovely Clouded Yellows yesterday

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