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by Marigold
Thu Feb 04, 2021 4:14 pm
Forum: Any Other Discussion About Chickens
Topic: No eggs
Replies: 1
Views: 75

Re: No eggs

Hi Bronson, and welcome to the forum. What strange hens! Could we know a bit more about them? - do you know what breed they are, or what sort of hybrid? - could they possibly be genetically related? - where did you get them from, ie was it a commercial breeder or a firm that sells lots of hens, or w...
by Marigold
Wed Feb 03, 2021 10:49 pm
Forum: Chicken's Health
Topic: Bird flu 2020-2021
Replies: 10
Views: 1159

Re: Bird flu 2020-2021

Thank you for that, Icemaiden. It sounds as if we’re helping to keep our resident wild birds safe, as well as our poultry, by carrying on with their lockdown as well as our own.
by Marigold
Mon Feb 01, 2021 6:53 pm
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: The wonders of modern technology
Replies: 25
Views: 489

Re: The wonders of modern technology

Looking around our kitchen, I’m amazed by the number of appliances that make life so much easier than what it was like when I was growing up in the 1940s. Most of them weren’t even invented, or only rich people possessed relatively undeveloped versions of what they’re like today. Touring our kitchen...
by Marigold
Mon Feb 01, 2021 8:30 am
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: The wonders of modern technology
Replies: 25
Views: 489

Re: The wonders of modern technology

dianefairhall wrote:
Mon Feb 01, 2021 1:29 am
Yes, Lady A, I must use my slow cooker next time I do Scotch Broth. I never think about it but it would be so much easier. Scotch Broth for a week, though!
Is a freezer on your list of indispensable gadgets?
by Marigold
Sun Jan 31, 2021 9:02 pm
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: Cheery Pics
Replies: 486
Views: 20584

Re: Cheery Pics

They’re all quite skinny, aren’t they? Maybe the hats are to keep their heads warm in the water?
Obviously keen to signal that they’re a gentlemen’s’ club. Working class swimmers would have worn cloth caps.
I think design and materials of swimming trunks have come on a bit since then.
by Marigold
Sun Jan 31, 2021 8:58 pm
Forum: Any Other Discussion About Chickens
Topic: Pre-sexed chicken eggs
Replies: 13
Views: 2043

Re: Pre-sexed chicken eggs

A new development to the problem of unwanted male chicks.
https://www.theguardian.com/food/2021/j ... ale-chicks
by Marigold
Sun Jan 31, 2021 7:20 pm
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: Cheery Pics
Replies: 486
Views: 20584

Re: Cheery Pics

Brighton Swimming Club 1890s
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by Marigold
Sat Jan 30, 2021 11:07 am
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: Cheery Pics
Replies: 486
Views: 20584

Re: Cheery Pics

That was before the holiday travel ban, I suppose?
by Marigold
Fri Jan 29, 2021 9:39 pm
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: A bunch of melts?
Replies: 6
Views: 127

Re: A bunch of melts?

I meant the little kid, not the dustman!,
by Marigold
Fri Jan 29, 2021 6:52 pm
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: A bunch of melts?
Replies: 6
Views: 127

Re: A bunch of melts?

That kid looks like a yob of the future!

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