"My wyandottes took til 8 months to start laying and havent stopped since - May last year. As someone else said they will start when they are good and ready. I too have freeloaders but love them. I get about 20 eggs a year from my…"
"My girls too go broody far more often than i would like. I put them in an old freezer basket (the wire type) with a fridge shelf for a lid so it is literally a cage all round and put her on some wood in the garage. The other cage I have…"
"Check with supplier when you order as pellets come in many and varied sizes. They will know from your brand of pellets as to which is the best size for you.
Quick disclaimer.... I have no benefit / interest in suggesting Nosloc just know they work…"
"Nosloc is the way to go. Just make sure when you buy the one you get is genuine. The copies (as I understand) aren't sparrow (and other birds) proof.
Some good traders on TM with them at good prices. You will pay for it in no time with saved…"
"Thanks for the warm welcome. I have only recently stumbled across Ooooby and have joined a number of groups to find out more about them and ooooby. I will be saving seeds from next season now that there is a reason to do so more than just for me. :)"
"HI Nicki welcome to Ooooby and the southern seed exchange, have you got seeds from the exchange yet, or been to any of the workshops or seed swaps? I save lots, I have a parcel nearly ready to send off to them"
A group for members of the Southern Seed Exchange, a seed saving group based in Christchurch, New Zealand dedicated to saving locally adapted open pollinated varieties of vegetables, herbs, and flowers.
"Hi, Don't know if you have taken the plunge yet or not....... Chooks are great. The only down side of a tractor is they have to be moved every couple of days as you will just have a mud bath (or dust bath) where it is if it stays put. To make…"
HI Nicki welcome to Ooooby and the southern seed exchange, have you got seeds from the exchange yet, or been to any of the workshops or seed swaps? I save lots, I have a parcel nearly ready to send off to them