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by Sue
Sun Feb 17, 2013 5:46 pm
Forum: Livestock, Farming and Gardening
Topic: Chicken Help?
Replies: 5
Views: 1064

Re: Chicken Help?

I'm wondering if someone can help me with my chickens, they've been ill and I'm not sure whats wrong. They're in a pen with some turkeys who are being treated for mycoplasmosis with some antibiotics. The chickens are heavy meat type, and are ready for slaughter now, except we can't while they've be...
by Sue
Sun Feb 17, 2013 5:31 pm
Forum: Livestock, Farming and Gardening
Topic: Pasty Butt
Replies: 6
Views: 1016

Re: Pasty Butt

I hatch chickens, ducks, geese and turkeys and have never seen pasty butt or cocci. I mix my own feed. No medications. The broody raised chicks never have problems either, so I am thinking the cause is in commercial feeds somehow. You may have a point. I did feed medicated feed for the first bag be...
by Sue
Sun Feb 17, 2013 5:25 pm
Forum: Livestock, Farming and Gardening
Topic: Pasty Butt
Replies: 6
Views: 1016

Re: Pasty Butt

Martha, your info is very helpful! Adding vinegar to the drinking water sounds so easy. Thank you so much for that. In the brain it goes to the knowledge base in case I need it :)
by Sue
Sun Feb 17, 2013 12:14 am
Forum: Livestock, Farming and Gardening
Topic: Pasty Butt
Replies: 6
Views: 1016

Pasty Butt

In a couple of months it will be Chick Days again. Time to pre-order chicks from the Co-op. Last year was our first experience raising meat birds. :shock: Surprise! We ran into a problem with two of the chicks called pasty butt. I wrote on my blog about what we did to save the little guys. If anyone...
by Sue
Sat Feb 16, 2013 11:41 pm
Forum: Gardening and agriculture
Topic: Permaculture documentary
Replies: 1
Views: 403

Re: Permaculture documentary

It's of interest to me! I haven't seen this one yet. The ones I've seen with Sepp were all in Austrian. I've been interested in Permaculture for a few years. Although my land isn't very sloped and I can't build beautiful terraces like Sepp, I would like to reshape the earthworks into something more ...
by Sue
Thu Feb 14, 2013 10:59 pm
Forum: General Canadian Discussions
Topic: Freeze Dried/Dehydrated Foods Reviews
Replies: 42
Views: 8509

Re: Freeze Dried/Dehydrated Foods Reviews

Bloody he** (double hockey sticks)... lol I really believe there is so much engineering going on with so many foods, it is almost impossible to track! That article was a little scary...hadn't seen that in my reading yet, good to know. Since they say trace amounts, I weighed the pros and cons and wo...
by Sue
Thu Feb 14, 2013 9:08 pm
Forum: Nova Scotia
Topic: New to prepping and looking for local groups
Replies: 18
Views: 1307

Re: New to prepping and looking for local groups

I'm not sure I can make it yet, but I am definitely interested. Thank you for the offer. By the list of topics, you guys sound hardcore. I look forward to meeting and sharing ideas/knowledge. GM1 GM1, Holistic and I are just getting our group under way, and like everyone else here we are looking fo...
by Sue
Thu Feb 14, 2013 8:57 pm
Forum: Nova Scotia
Topic: New to prepping and looking for local groups
Replies: 18
Views: 1307

Re: New to prepping and looking for local groups

PadenFull wrote:Thank you all for the quick replies. Sue, would very much like to attend the pot luck.
Great, PadenFull! Can you receive PM's through the forum yet?
by Sue
Thu Feb 14, 2013 8:52 pm
Forum: Nova Scotia
Topic: New to prepping and looking for local groups
Replies: 18
Views: 1307

Re: New to prepping and looking for local groups

Hi, Melinder. Yes, we are going to try to get a few to carpool to attend the Truro meet in April.
by Sue
Mon Feb 11, 2013 6:17 pm
Forum: Nova Scotia
Topic: Two Weeks Without Water
Replies: 19
Views: 1787

Re: Two Weeks Without Water

"Antifungal cream...and lots. I hear vinegar works but have never tried it. Vinigar on an open rash would painfull though. Same goes for the ladies. Vinegar douches is not just what I call some members of this site. Same important item to have is urinary tract infection cures. That something t...

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