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- Tue Oct 02, 2018 9:21 pm
- Forum: Photos of Waterfowl
- Topic: What do you think of these ducks???
- Replies: 19
- Views: 347
I have 4 hens at the moment and did consider having a couple of call ducks before I got them, but the fact that hens lay more eggs tipped the balance. :D If I ever move to a house with a small paddock, I would love to have some ducks. I've heard they don't need a pond, but it would be a deam to have...
Hey Tufty 900 eggs, that's some act to follow. I doubt I will reach that figure. I like to placate my humans during this "bald patch", by giving them a double yolked egg once a fortnight. Seems to keep them happy. My Mum stole some sweetcorn from the farmers field. She boils it until soft before giv...
- Sun Sep 30, 2018 11:51 am
- Forum: Any Other Discussion About Chickens
- Topic: Video about introducing new chickens.
- Replies: 7
- Views: 305
Interesting video. His two existing hens are the same type as my new hens. The opposite happened with my mine. I think that because Barbie and Cindy were smaller hens, didn't have "proper" beaks to peck hard and were possibly used to many other hens squabbling in the battery barn, that they just had...
Dear Tufty friend, its Cindy here, I empathise with you. I caught sight of myself in one of those things my parents look our of and thought it was Horace hedgehog staring back, but it was me. :shock: I am keeping my distance from Mabel and Miss Muffet as they look like posh birds, with their fabulou...
- Sat Sep 29, 2018 7:28 am
- Forum: The Dustbath
- Topic: What if English were phonetically consistent?
- Replies: 13
- Views: 225
Wow, that's so true Marigold. When you think about it, most of these words could not be taught. It would be a case of learning them "parrot fashion", as and when they are used. Cough, dough, bough..... My OH is Dutch, although he not lived there for 50 odd years. In some words with a "th" he pronoun...