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by Tweetypie
Mon Nov 05, 2018 8:53 am
Forum: Incubating, Hatching, Rearing Chicks & Growers
Topic: Help working out breed please?
Replies: 32
Views: 1260

Re: Help working out breed please?

Maybe the older hens are jealous 😁
by Tweetypie
Sun Nov 04, 2018 8:11 pm
Forum: Incubating, Hatching, Rearing Chicks & Growers
Topic: Help working out breed please?
Replies: 32
Views: 1260

Re: Help working out breed please?

I love his black plumage tail feathers. Very flamboyant. Did you discover the breeding?
by Tweetypie
Sat Nov 03, 2018 8:35 pm
Forum: Ancona
Topic: Ancona Chicks
Replies: 8
Views: 332

Re: Ancona Chicks

Wow how they have changed. I adore their pattern and colouring. Look at cock a doodle dandy, standing like a prized specimen. Gorgeous. :)
by Tweetypie
Fri Nov 02, 2018 6:56 pm
Forum: Pests & Predators
Topic: Man vs. Mouse
Replies: 10
Views: 287

Re: Man vs. Mouse

I can see where you are coming from now, Rick. I wasn't quite sure why you needed the sh#t shaker, but now realise that like most on here, your chooks are in an enclosure with dark bedding. My poor husband has to pooh pick by hand, with a shovel. I reckon I might keep them in a big enclosed area thr...
by Tweetypie
Thu Nov 01, 2018 10:09 pm
Forum: Pests & Predators
Topic: Man vs. Mouse
Replies: 10
Views: 287

Re: Man vs. Mouse

Love the pics. I was intrigued by the sh#t shaker :-)10 :-)10 It would be fun to get a camera inside the coop to see what goes on at night :? You would be able to see just where the mice come from. I think..
by Tweetypie
Thu Nov 01, 2018 9:49 pm
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: Hen holidays
Replies: 4
Views: 145

Re: Hen holidays

Oooh great advice, I would never have thought about the different feeders, so will ensure I get them sorted in the morning. OH is taking them late morning now as the woman needs to go out for an hour at 1.30 and we need to set off to avoid traffic. I've put a duvet on the floor of the hard top picku...
by Tweetypie
Tue Oct 30, 2018 9:32 pm
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: Hen holidays
Replies: 4
Views: 145

Hen holidays

I am off on my holiday this Saturday for a week and as I don't know anyone locally, except one neighbour, I scoured the web and found hen boarding just 10 miles away. The woman has her own hens and also breeds them. Her house is in the middle of a wood, so quite idyllic. She has a large pen and an o...
by Tweetypie
Tue Oct 30, 2018 9:09 pm
Forum: Pests & Predators
Topic: Man vs. Mouse
Replies: 10
Views: 287

Re: Man vs. Mouse

Can't wait to see the pics. I've been lucky so far. Just a vole that keeps popping up outside the run. The run has paving slabs with a 1cm rubber sheet on top. Makes it easy to lift out and hose down. Nothing can get inside.

Isn't there any mouse poison that hens won't eat?
by Tweetypie
Fri Oct 26, 2018 6:14 pm
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: Not quite an Osprey
Replies: 16
Views: 487

Re: Not quite an Osprey

Not quite an osprey, but wow, that is one fabulous bird. Great pic.
by Tweetypie
Sun Oct 14, 2018 3:25 pm
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: Hope you are all ok?!
Replies: 15
Views: 438

Re: Hope you are all ok?!

Ok in Notts. Was very windy on Friday, beautiful yesterday and rain all day today, so far. Pleased nobody suffering from the storms.

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