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by rambler69
02 Jul 2013, 06:45
Forum: Feeding and Housing
Topic: DIY house.
Replies: 27
Views: 4086

Re: DIY house.

Nice one..... i built mine with a large run in the middle and two houses each side - they free range around the garden most of the day but sometime i keep them shut in there run as like like to chase the border collies around - you work that out :roll: http://i796.photobucket.com/albums/yy250/ddcour...
by rambler69
08 Feb 2013, 08:58
Forum: General & Misc
Topic: Spring must be here
Replies: 8
Views: 421

Re: Spring must be here

My pekins haven't laid since Oct :( Cant wait for Spring. The daffs and crocuses are starting to show in the garden. my 3 haven't laid since October - But got my first one of the year yesterday - yours will be soon :grin: Hope so rambler69....my girls aren't quite a yr old yet. They will be one on ...
by rambler69
07 Feb 2013, 20:46
Forum: General & Misc
Topic: Spring must be here
Replies: 8
Views: 421

Re: Spring must be here

Kate1978 wrote:My pekins haven't laid since Oct :( Cant wait for Spring. The daffs and crocuses are starting to show in the garden.
my 3 haven't laid since October - But got my first one of the year yesterday - yours will be soon :grin:
by rambler69
05 Nov 2012, 16:41
Forum: Feeding and Housing
Topic: Wet-weather housing
Replies: 16
Views: 1118

Re: Wet-weather housing

Why not just have a house that they can stay in when the weathers bad? I have two very large sheds which are multi compatmented to house various breeding groups. Each pen is large enough for them to move around and they have food & water available in each one. There are two reasons why I went onto ...
by rambler69
19 Oct 2012, 18:35
Forum: General & Misc
Topic: A Taste of freedom
Replies: 3
Views: 217

Re: A Taste of freedom

it's pretty funny how they all behave :grin:

when i let mine out in the garden, if the wind gets up and the trees start to blow they panic and run back in :grin: bless em
by rambler69
13 Oct 2012, 18:43
Forum: General & Misc
Topic: my lovely ladies
Replies: 8
Views: 315

Re: my lovely ladies

Nice one! :)
by rambler69
10 Oct 2012, 19:45
Forum: General & Misc
Topic: Sleeping on the Floor
Replies: 10
Views: 505

Re: Sleeping on the Floor

oh - i will have to have a look what ive got in the shed :?
by rambler69
10 Oct 2012, 19:36
Forum: General & Misc
Topic: Sleeping on the Floor
Replies: 10
Views: 505

Re: Sleeping on the Floor

She's back on tonight.
All ok tonight, bless em :grin:

the perch is 6 inch wide and they have been sleeping on it for the past 2 months.
She probably fancied a change :lol:
by rambler69
09 Oct 2012, 19:19
Forum: General & Misc
Topic: Sleeping on the Floor
Replies: 10
Views: 505

Sleeping on the Floor

For the past two nights when i put my girls away i have noticed one of them sleeps on the floor and the other two are up on there perch,
Is this normal or is it to do with the cold nights setting in?
by rambler69
04 Oct 2012, 21:40
Forum: General & Misc
Topic: Hen sleeping out on her own :-(
Replies: 18
Views: 988

Re: Hen sleeping out on her own :-(

I woudn't worry about it, as long as she is safe.
by rambler69
22 Sep 2012, 07:51
Forum: General & Misc
Topic: First Frost
Replies: 6
Views: 350

First Frost

Had a frost this morning when i woke up - could see it on the shed roof.
I was worried about the chickens but when i let them out they was fine - i gave them a few sunflower seeds to cheers them up :grin:
by rambler69
21 Sep 2012, 13:11
Forum: General & Misc
Topic: Found my first casualty
Replies: 7
Views: 419

Re: Found my first casualty

Thats all i keep reading on the forums - poorly birds or the bird has died - i just hope mine live a good life :?
by rambler69
19 Sep 2012, 19:09
Forum: General & Misc
Topic: I'm so so happy
Replies: 4
Views: 264

Re: I'm so so happy

Enjoy :grin:
by rambler69
16 Sep 2012, 07:29
Forum: General & Misc
Topic: Lost hen, any hope?
Replies: 17
Views: 974

Re: Lost hen, any hope?

I hope you find her, fingers crossed