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by RUFUS
Thu Feb 08, 2018 11:26 pm
Forum: Chicken Houses, Runs & Equipment
Topic: Suggestion - New sub forum - Coops and runs
Replies: 5
Views: 1583

Re: Suggestion - New sub forum - Coops and runs

excellent - I know we can search but having them all in one place would make it so much easier to show off our places get new ideas advice on all aspects of the build
by RUFUS
Mon Jan 29, 2018 11:22 pm
Forum: Waterfowl Forum
Topic: aylesbury x campbell
Replies: 4
Views: 2140

Re: aylesbury x campbell

Sorry about the delay - I will get a photo posted tomorrow
by RUFUS
Mon Jan 29, 2018 11:09 pm
Forum: Chicken Houses, Runs & Equipment
Topic: Suggestion - New sub forum - Coops and runs
Replies: 5
Views: 1583

Suggestion - New sub forum - Coops and runs

Hi, how about we have a new subforum where we can discuss and post photos of our coops and runs :-)05
by RUFUS
Mon Jan 29, 2018 11:06 pm
Forum: Any Other Discussion About Chickens
Topic: whats the best layers
Replies: 9
Views: 1953

Re: whats the best layers

The leghorn, australorp, rhode island red, light sussex are good large fowl laying breeds but the hybrids take the crown for laying
by RUFUS
Mon Jan 29, 2018 4:28 pm
Forum: Incubating, Hatching, Rearing Chicks & Growers
Topic: Dry or Wet Incubation of chickens - Poll
Replies: 7
Views: 2538

Re: Dry or Wet Incubation of chickens - Poll

I have only incubated eggs 3 times with only about 50% success rate. last time I dry incubated till day 18 then on lock down filled both reservoirs with water, I think humidity was too high as all the eggs that didnt hatch were fully formed inside but did not pip. I have pushed to boat out and bough...
by RUFUS
Sat Jan 27, 2018 11:11 pm
Forum: Incubating, Hatching, Rearing Chicks & Growers
Topic: Dry or Wet Incubation of chickens - Poll
Replies: 7
Views: 2538

Dry or Wet Incubation of chickens - Poll

I would d be very interested to know your opinions on incubation in the UK

Due to high humidity of the UK climate do you choose dry or wet Incubation method for the first 18 days?
then
During lock down what humidity do you maintain for best hatch rates?

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by RUFUS
Wed Jan 24, 2018 6:59 pm
Forum: Welcome and Forum Rules
Topic: Hi from Durham
Replies: 3
Views: 2047

Re: Hi from Durham

no I dont but the end is nigh unfortunately, middlesbrough fans came up last weekend to boost the gate receipts and help pay the wages but they cant do that every week.
by RUFUS
Wed Jan 24, 2018 1:09 pm
Forum: Pests & Predators
Topic: OMG not happy BLOODY RATS
Replies: 9
Views: 1304

Re: OMG not happy BLOODY RATS

I have an easy home made remedy - crush up 2 paracetamol and mix into a ball of peanut butter approx 1 teaspoon full and they ate it all
by RUFUS
Wed Jan 24, 2018 12:57 pm
Forum: Chicken's Health
Topic: BIRD FLU RESTRICTIONS IN FORCE
Replies: 1
Views: 552

BIRD FLU RESTRICTIONS IN FORCE

HI all, DEFRA have announced quarantine restrictions again due to an outbreak in devon

I think this needs pinning in a prominent place until this changes

see link

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/bird ... of-england
by RUFUS
Wed Jan 24, 2018 12:46 pm
Forum: Waterfowl Forum
Topic: aylesbury x campbell
Replies: 4
Views: 2140

Re: aylesbury x campbell

Well I was told they are aylesburys but only 1 has a pale beak the others have yellow so might be cherry valley type.

I will post a photo if that will help

I havent actually got any campbells as yet as I was waiting for feedback

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