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by dinosaw
Thu Jan 25, 2018 8:11 pm
Forum: Any Other Discussion About Chickens
Topic: whats the best layers
Replies: 9
Views: 2910

Re: whats the best layers

It's pot luck when buying eggs to be honest. In any case don't bother buying any hatching eggs until April as the fertility levels are generally crap and you will be chucking your money away.
by dinosaw
Thu Jan 25, 2018 3:06 pm
Forum: Any Other Discussion About Chickens
Topic: whats the best layers
Replies: 9
Views: 2910

Re: whats the best layers

Leghorn bantam, lays white eggs and in full size it's Bovans Brown or ISA Brown which lay brown eggs, though not a huge difference between any of the brown laying hybrids in egg numbers, they all lay around the 320-350 mark in the first year. White full size birds (though they are still small) it's ...
by dinosaw
Wed Jan 24, 2018 1:06 pm
Forum: Welcome and Forum Rules
Topic: Hi from Durham
Replies: 3
Views: 2958

Re: Hi from Durham

Hi Rufus

Welcome aboard. Hope for your sake you don't support the Monkey Hangers, it's looking grim for them at the mo.
by dinosaw
Mon Jan 22, 2018 12:56 pm
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: Talking down a Jumper, Japanese Style.
Replies: 7
Views: 2127

Re: Talking down a Jumper, Japanese Style.

I reckon this video came about as a result of a scorpion smoking session. The Indian sub continent's answer to Michael Jackson.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0HpKe1l ... e=youtu.be

Try to give it at least 40 seconds, you're forgiven for turning off at any point after that.
by dinosaw
Fri Jan 19, 2018 8:44 pm
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: Talking down a Jumper, Japanese Style.
Replies: 7
Views: 2127

Talking down a Jumper, Japanese Style.

https://twitter.com/CrazyGloble/status/ ... 5269983232

This account has some great little clips on it.
by dinosaw
Wed Jan 17, 2018 3:24 pm
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: porpoise
Replies: 10
Views: 2772

Re: porpoise

I know what you mean BYM, I probably get more blank looks than laughs for my jokes.
by dinosaw
Mon Jan 15, 2018 8:31 pm
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: porpoise
Replies: 10
Views: 2772

Re: porpoise

Another great one BYM. Like they say, if they come back they can always get a qualified Sturgeon to remove them with a laser Bream.
by dinosaw
Fri Jan 12, 2018 8:24 pm
Forum: Chicken's Health
Topic: Bird flu is back...
Replies: 7
Views: 1992

Re: Bird flu is back...

Bad news!. Ours are already locked in after a fox took one of the Araucanas so it will make no difference here, but I would imagine the free range farms are in for another testing time.
by dinosaw
Mon Jan 01, 2018 12:24 am
Forum: Any Other Discussion About Chickens
Topic: hens loosing feathers
Replies: 73
Views: 11436

Re: hens loosing feathers

Dye, what you feed them won't make any difference as long as they are pecking each others feathers out as soon as they grow. Get yourself enough bumpa bits (just google them) for all of your hens and fit them for two weeks and see if there is any improvement.
by dinosaw
Fri Dec 29, 2017 4:12 pm
Forum: Any Other Discussion About Chickens
Topic: hens loosing feathers
Replies: 73
Views: 11436

Re: hens loosing feathers

Pecking is most often due to boredom/lack of space.

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