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by valeriebutterley
Wed Aug 01, 2018 6:14 am
Forum: Pekin Bantams
Topic: Photos of Pekin Bantams
Replies: 6
Views: 5287

Re: Photos of Pekin Bantams

I keep Pekins, and just love them to bits!

I have black, black mottled, millefleur, white, lemon cuckoo, lavender and blue. In all 11, I have just lost my beautiful red.
by valeriebutterley
Sat Jul 28, 2018 6:54 am
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: Rain !!!
Replies: 91
Views: 3966

Re: Rain !!!

Lovely, lovely rain!

Very welcome, come back, rumble of thunder, flash of lightning and down it came!!
by valeriebutterley
Mon Jul 09, 2018 5:51 am
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: Hen party photo
Replies: 6
Views: 416

Re: Hen party photo

Absolutely delightful line up!
by valeriebutterley
Fri Jul 06, 2018 5:57 am
Forum: Any Other Discussion About Chickens
Topic: Red stop
Replies: 7
Views: 662

Re: Red stop

Hello hipchick, Yes, Redstop does work thankfully, I've just used it as the final solution as my girls were really suffering, one very large coop, and a much smaller one not infected, until the little b.....s decided that they had had enough of constant bombardment and decamped to the smaller coop. ...
by valeriebutterley
Thu Jun 14, 2018 5:16 pm
Forum: Any Other Discussion About Chickens
Topic: Aerial
Replies: 7
Views: 821

Re: Aerial

BYM, thanks.
On to "red stop" expensive for a lot of hens, but it does seem to work, now on day 7 (of 10), and cannot see any, just ratty headed hens in the big hut
they are growing tufty plumage back now, so all seems well.
Yes, she certainly was a lovely girl, Rick.
by valeriebutterley
Wed Jun 13, 2018 7:10 pm
Forum: Any Other Discussion About Chickens
Topic: Aerial
Replies: 7
Views: 821

Re: Aerial

So sorry, Rick to hear about Aeriel. I have wall-to-wall redmite at the moment, but only in one roosting hut, all the others are totally clear, but at least it is getting under control. A nasty problem but not as sad as yours. I've just bought a spray that goes into their fluffed bum feathers when t...
by valeriebutterley
Sun Jun 10, 2018 11:14 am
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: New Brexit stamps out tomorrow!
Replies: 16
Views: 1326

Re: New Brexit stamps out tomorrow!

I agree with the last post totally, I think ignore him at your peril.
by valeriebutterley
Fri Jun 01, 2018 7:06 pm
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: Breakfast time
Replies: 20
Views: 1352

Re: Breakfast time

Still like filter coffee, real coffee, Kenyan. Melitta papers in any decent coffee machine. Every morning since I was 25, or nearly every morning, excluding holidays, hospital stays etc., I do agree about home grown eggs of course.
by valeriebutterley
Sat May 26, 2018 12:28 pm
Forum: Any Other Discussion About Chickens
Topic: Egg laying on the floor
Replies: 11
Views: 1042

Re: Egg laying on the floor

My girls, some quite ancient, have just decided on a change of venue for egg laying, i.e. absolutely anywhere!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
by valeriebutterley
Tue May 22, 2018 4:30 pm
Forum: Welcome and Forum Rules
Topic: Hello all. Newbie from Nottinghamshire
Replies: 22
Views: 1805

Re: Hello all. Newbie from Nottinghamshire

Further to my previous, chicks love their surroundings, their mates, and usually their doting humums, they have no wish to fly away from it all. That they do is a total myth. Wings intact!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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