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by organic chick
05 Feb 2015, 22:06
Forum: George's Lounge
Topic: 6 Nations...... am I alone?
Replies: 11
Views: 4927

Re: 6 Nations...... am I alone?

So what's tomorrow then? Is it something interesting ? :lol:
by organic chick
05 Feb 2015, 14:26
Forum: Pets
Topic: Cats
Replies: 8
Views: 5866

Re: Cats

Well this is Poppy. Ancient, deaf, failing sight, one tooth and .............steady. Spends most of her days sleeping. Likes: her heated bed, food, cuddles and sunshine. Dislikes: snow, the cold and fish!!
by organic chick
05 Feb 2015, 14:20
Forum: General & Misc
Topic: Cat visiting - should I worry?
Replies: 4
Views: 1848

Re: Cat visiting - should I worry?

Not really an expert on this despite having had various felines for over 50 years. All our hens are contained with a massive WIR and a smaller run but they do have a black cat visiting around the run. I encourage him actually as he is a brilliant mouser and ratter (we are very close to a river) I di...
by organic chick
04 Feb 2015, 12:29
Forum: General & Misc
Topic: Hybrid hen never laid?
Replies: 25
Views: 7274

Re: Hybrid hen never laid?

Yes you deffo did the right thing, but its not so easy when "one of your own" so to speak. Will be interesting what the vet has to say.
by organic chick
28 Jan 2015, 19:42
Forum: George's Lounge
Topic: Telly
Replies: 1
Views: 1751

Telly

One for you mama owl. Channel 4 10pm tonight!!!
by organic chick
27 Jan 2015, 13:20
Forum: George's Lounge
Topic: Calling time on the poultry
Replies: 15
Views: 5541

Re: Calling time on the poultry

A noble decision. Glad you will still be around though as your humour is appreciated. Hows the smoking going?
by organic chick
23 Jan 2015, 10:15
Forum: George's Lounge
Topic: Looking for inspiration
Replies: 16
Views: 6072

Re: Looking for inspiration

Sounds like some good Ideas coming in for you. I can't help with this one as I backpack independently, last biggie was 4000 miles through China then on to Tassie and Oz. Great fun. Currently planning 3 month road and rail trip to USA and Canada. Croatia is recommended by several of my friends. They ...
by organic chick
23 Jan 2015, 10:09
Forum: Poultry Clinic
Topic: How to tell when scaly leg is gone?
Replies: 3
Views: 2686

Re: How to tell when scaly leg is gone?

Morning HD and welcome to the forum. :grin: I am no expert on scaly leg but I'm sure someone else will be along to advise in a jiffy. Hope you get some eggs soon.
by organic chick
21 Jan 2015, 11:53
Forum: Poultry Clinic
Topic: Pekin with completely blocked nostrils - white / cream crust
Replies: 6
Views: 3048

Re: Pekin with completely blocked nostrils - white / cream c

Hi Sarah, I suppose it depends on what resources you are willing to put into this. My nurses head says it is either a growth or a chronic infection which needs a swab taking for a definitive diagnosis. If you have a look at this website http://www.retfordpoultry.com they do a postal swab service and...
by organic chick
20 Jan 2015, 16:45
Forum: General & Misc
Topic: Attracting new members:
Replies: 22
Views: 7715

Re: Attracting new members:

Yes, the same with the FB page, lots of likely looking spammers.
by organic chick
14 Jan 2015, 12:44
Forum: George's Lounge
Topic: Which printer?
Replies: 7
Views: 3281

Re: Which printer?

Lexmark laser excellent for large copy amounts. HP with combined scanner is the best we have found so far. As Lee says, cartridge price is the main consideration. Also beware some cartridge replacements sound good value for money but are small and need replacing more often. Bit of a minefield genera...
by organic chick
13 Jan 2015, 11:32
Forum: General & Misc
Topic: New arrivals
Replies: 10
Views: 3677

Re: New arrivals

You may find this link interesting. I certainly learned something.

http://naturalchickenkeeping.blogspot.c ... icken.html
by organic chick
12 Jan 2015, 10:50
Forum: George's Lounge
Topic: What do you do?
Replies: 19
Views: 6509

Re: What do you do?

Police force, qualified nurse, retired. Currently studying with the open University, travelling the world - I have been to every continent. Currently planning a huge USA/Canada trip and training up current husband for hen duties while I backpack for 3 months later this year.
by organic chick
10 Jan 2015, 14:37
Forum: George's Lounge
Topic: Four little words
Replies: 127
Views: 30065

Re: Four little words

.... and with that he
by organic chick
10 Jan 2015, 14:35
Forum: General & Misc
Topic: Attracting new members:
Replies: 22
Views: 7715

Re: Attracting new members:

MamaOwl, how about a box next to the peacock in the header that would enable us to invite someone to join just by entering in their email address and hitting a 'send' button? Not saying it can be done, but its an idea.