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An opportunity (only if you wish) for you to say hello and be welcomed to the SSC Community!

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  1. Cathryne

    Hello from Adelaide

    OMG! You have filled me with hope that I may be able to manage to have 'chick success' too. Congratulations on your recent quailings ... or whatever those cute little beggars are actually called :)
    OMG! You have filled me with hope that I may be able to manage to have 'chick success' too. Congratulations on your recent quailings ... or whatever those cute little beggars are actually called :)
    OMG! You have filled me with hope that I may be able to manage to have 'chick success' too. Congratulations on your recent quailings ... or whatever those cute little beggars are actually called :)
    OMG! You have filled me with hope that I may be able to manage to have 'chick success' too. Congratulations on your recent quailings ... or whatever those cute little beggars are actually called :)
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  2. ClissAT

    Hello everyone...from Pomona SEQ

    We should put your above post in a thread of its own! Ahh, the ups and downs of keeping animals and working with family... :) I have so many things I need to do down at my poultry pen in the next...
    We should put your above post in a thread of its own! Ahh, the ups and downs of keeping animals and working with family... :) I have so many things I need to do down at my poultry pen in the next few weeks that I don't know where to start (or what to finish). When our hens stop laying we just...
    We should put your above post in a thread of its own! Ahh, the ups and downs of keeping animals and working with family... :) I have so many things I need to do down at my poultry pen in the next few weeks that I don't know where to start (or what...
    We should put your above post in a thread of its own! Ahh, the ups and downs of keeping animals and working with family... :) I have so many things I need to do down at my poultry pen in the next...
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  3. Mick

    G'day from Ipswich

    G'day Mick. I was was born and raised in Ipswich and miss being able to grow veges almost year round. It's a lot drier where I live now and the extremes in temp differ from Ipswich by a few...
    G'day Mick. I was was born and raised in Ipswich and miss being able to grow veges almost year round. It's a lot drier where I live now and the extremes in temp differ from Ipswich by a few degrees so it has been a learning challenge to know what to grow when. Having lived there for 42/56 years...
    G'day Mick. I was was born and raised in Ipswich and miss being able to grow veges almost year round. It's a lot drier where I live now and the extremes in temp differ from Ipswich by a few degrees so it has been a learning challenge to know what...
    G'day Mick. I was was born and raised in Ipswich and miss being able to grow veges almost year round. It's a lot drier where I live now and the extremes in temp differ from Ipswich by a few...
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  4. Leanne_C
    Like x 3

    Hello everyone

    Hi Leanne, welcome. I can't wait to get a dehydrator,
    Hi Leanne, welcome. I can't wait to get a dehydrator,
    Hi Leanne, welcome. I can't wait to get a dehydrator,
    Hi Leanne, welcome. I can't wait to get a dehydrator,
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  5. Bennyl

    Hello all

    Hi Benny, welcome! Having chooks is a good start.
    Hi Benny, welcome! Having chooks is a good start.
    Hi Benny, welcome! Having chooks is a good start.
    Hi Benny, welcome! Having chooks is a good start.
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  6. BryanG297

    Hi, Nice to meet you.

    Aarrr Agreed...hahaha :)
    Aarrr Agreed...hahaha :)
    Aarrr Agreed...hahaha :)
    Aarrr Agreed...hahaha :)
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  7. lyn

    Hi there!

    G'Day Lyn, welcome aboard!
    G'Day Lyn, welcome aboard!
    G'Day Lyn, welcome aboard!
    G'Day Lyn, welcome aboard!
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  8. Joseph Isaac

    Mabuhay! (Hello! from Philippines)

    @bearded1 . Hello there! It's nice to know someone who has been in my country. Siargao is a nice island btw. Its famous for its surfing waves and beaches. I'm also glad that people are helping my...
    @bearded1 . Hello there! It's nice to know someone who has been in my country. Siargao is a nice island btw. Its famous for its surfing waves and beaches. I'm also glad that people are helping my countrymen improve their lives. Its also true that poor people here will have abit of a struggle in...
    @bearded1 . Hello there! It's nice to know someone who has been in my country. Siargao is a nice island btw. Its famous for its surfing waves and beaches. I'm also glad that people are helping my countrymen improve their lives. Its also true that...
    @bearded1 . Hello there! It's nice to know someone who has been in my country. Siargao is a nice island btw. Its famous for its surfing waves and beaches. I'm also glad that people are helping my...

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  9. chad

    Hello from Kentucky

    Hi Chad, thanks for joining SSC mate! I'm very interested in hearing about rabbit raising for food (even though I am not allowed to keep them) but I do keep quail for eating and can provide a...
    Hi Chad, thanks for joining SSC mate! I'm very interested in hearing about rabbit raising for food (even though I am not allowed to keep them) but I do keep quail for eating and can provide a bit of info on this if you like... I don't have any Bobwhites (as yet) but I have been keeping other...
    Hi Chad, thanks for joining SSC mate! I'm very interested in hearing about rabbit raising for food (even though I am not allowed to keep them) but I do keep quail for eating and can provide a bit of info on this if you like... I don't have any...
    Hi Chad, thanks for joining SSC mate! I'm very interested in hearing about rabbit raising for food (even though I am not allowed to keep them) but I do keep quail for eating and can provide a...
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  10. Cutman

    Hello

    Hey Cut, thanks for joining SSC mate - I like your avatar (ex serviceman?). We have 3 acres and I did the same as you started with a small vegetable garden and slowly built on over the past...
    Hey Cut, thanks for joining SSC mate - I like your avatar (ex serviceman?). We have 3 acres and I did the same as you started with a small vegetable garden and slowly built on over the past decade - it's great fun and very satisfying. Hopefully, you can share some of your projects with us and...
    Hey Cut, thanks for joining SSC mate - I like your avatar (ex serviceman?). We have 3 acres and I did the same as you started with a small vegetable garden and slowly built on over the past decade - it's great fun and very satisfying....
    Hey Cut, thanks for joining SSC mate - I like your avatar (ex serviceman?). We have 3 acres and I did the same as you started with a small vegetable garden and slowly built on over the past...
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  11. letsgo

    Hi from sunny Qld

    Belated welcome Kate. Just got acquainted to you with this thread. :)
    Belated welcome Kate. Just got acquainted to you with this thread. :)
    Belated welcome Kate. Just got acquainted to you with this thread. :)
    Belated welcome Kate. Just got acquainted to you with this thread. :)
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  12. charina

    Hi from sunny Cali

    Welcome Charina, welcome from me also :)
    Welcome Charina, welcome from me also :)
    Welcome Charina, welcome from me also :)
    Welcome Charina, welcome from me also :)
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  13. thomas hackett

    Hi from Switzerland!

    Awwwwwwwww :(
    Awwwwwwwww :(
    Awwwwwwwww :(
    Awwwwwwwww :(
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  14. Director

    Hi from SEQ

    Awesome! I hope it goes well Ash :goodluck:
    Awesome! I hope it goes well Ash :goodluck:
    Awesome! I hope it goes well Ash :goodluck:
    Awesome! I hope it goes well Ash :goodluck:
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  15. Ken W.

    G'day

    Welcome Ken. I too grew a heap of curcubits this year. It's sandy clay here. What I noticed was the well prepared areas, dug deep with manure and compost, thrived, but still needed top-dressing or...
    Welcome Ken. I too grew a heap of curcubits this year. It's sandy clay here. What I noticed was the well prepared areas, dug deep with manure and compost, thrived, but still needed top-dressing or liquid fertiliser to finish large fruits properly. Anywhere I got a bit slack on the working up or...
    Welcome Ken. I too grew a heap of curcubits this year. It's sandy clay here. What I noticed was the well prepared areas, dug deep with manure and compost, thrived, but still needed top-dressing or liquid fertiliser to finish large fruits...
    Welcome Ken. I too grew a heap of curcubits this year. It's sandy clay here. What I noticed was the well prepared areas, dug deep with manure and compost, thrived, but still needed top-dressing or...

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  16. bearded1
    Like x 3

    Hi All from The Sunny Coast Hinterland

    Hi Tim, Thanks for your suggestion. I've looked at the vinegar/salt option, but I imagine it would rust the heavy gauge chicken wire that I invested in. I need the fences to last a long time...
    Hi Tim, Thanks for your suggestion. I've looked at the vinegar/salt option, but I imagine it would rust the heavy gauge chicken wire that I invested in. I need the fences to last a long time because I spent a fair bit of time and money on them so they would last. I plan to never replace them in...
    Hi Tim, Thanks for your suggestion. I've looked at the vinegar/salt option, but I imagine it would rust the heavy gauge chicken wire that I invested in. I need the fences to last a long time because I spent a fair bit of time and money on them so...
    Hi Tim, Thanks for your suggestion. I've looked at the vinegar/salt option, but I imagine it would rust the heavy gauge chicken wire that I invested in. I need the fences to last a long time...
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  17. Joel

    Hi from Mt Barker, WA

    Hey Joel We have the opposite problem. Our soil is too heavy for some things (black vertisol) so we add gypsum and sand to ours for certain things. You may need to consider, if it's available,...
    Hey Joel We have the opposite problem. Our soil is too heavy for some things (black vertisol) so we add gypsum and sand to ours for certain things. You may need to consider, if it's available, adding some fertile clay soil. Anywhere wheat is grown you will find fertile clay. Just mix it in and...
    Hey Joel We have the opposite problem. Our soil is too heavy for some things (black vertisol) so we add gypsum and sand to ours for certain things. You may need to consider, if it's available, adding some fertile clay soil. Anywhere wheat is...
    Hey Joel We have the opposite problem. Our soil is too heavy for some things (black vertisol) so we add gypsum and sand to ours for certain things. You may need to consider, if it's available,...
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  18. Q&A
    Like x 3

    Q&A from Questionland

    eeew bad images :shock:
    eeew bad images :shock:
    eeew bad images :shock:
    eeew bad images :shock:
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  19. stevo

    hiyas!

    hah, nah I can't bring myself to do that just yet. I have to build up some stock (that's an excuse) The garden soil was getting pretty average so it'll be good to turn it all over and start again...
    hah, nah I can't bring myself to do that just yet. I have to build up some stock (that's an excuse) The garden soil was getting pretty average so it'll be good to turn it all over and start again I reckon.
    hah, nah I can't bring myself to do that just yet. I have to build up some stock (that's an excuse) The garden soil was getting pretty average so it'll be good to turn it all over and start again I reckon.
    hah, nah I can't bring myself to do that just yet. I have to build up some stock (that's an excuse) The garden soil was getting pretty average so it'll be good to turn it all over and start again...
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  20. Mortein

    Hello from FNQ

    That happened to me in Darwin too LOL!
    That happened to me in Darwin too LOL!
    That happened to me in Darwin too LOL!
    That happened to me in Darwin too LOL!
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  21. Robyn

    Hello

    Hey Robyn welcome to the site. Three acres is a nice size property to have. I only have a front and backyard to grow my own food and that is enough for me. But I would love to have a cow, baaas...
    Hey Robyn welcome to the site. Three acres is a nice size property to have. I only have a front and backyard to grow my own food and that is enough for me. But I would love to have a cow, baaas and chooks. I guess I have to move away from the 'burbs for that to happen. I look forward to some...
    Hey Robyn welcome to the site. Three acres is a nice size property to have. I only have a front and backyard to grow my own food and that is enough for me. But I would love to have a cow, baaas and chooks. I guess I have to move away from the...
    Hey Robyn welcome to the site. Three acres is a nice size property to have. I only have a front and backyard to grow my own food and that is enough for me. But I would love to have a cow, baaas...
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  22. Mary Playford

    Oi All

    Hi Mary, Welcome, looking forwarded to hearing more about your place :)
    Hi Mary, Welcome, looking forwarded to hearing more about your place :)
    Hi Mary, Welcome, looking forwarded to hearing more about your place :)
    Hi Mary, Welcome, looking forwarded to hearing more about your place :)
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  23. Boris

    Hi everyone

    Good point there tim..
    Good point there tim..
    Good point there tim..
    Good point there tim..
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  24. firm351

    G'day from WA

    Hi Paul. One of my sisters is over there. She moved from Inner suburbs to rural, and was swamped within 5 years. Here in SA , Adelaide, Mt. Barker and Murray Bridge are nearly joined up. All the...
    Hi Paul. One of my sisters is over there. She moved from Inner suburbs to rural, and was swamped within 5 years. Here in SA , Adelaide, Mt. Barker and Murray Bridge are nearly joined up. All the states best productive land under sewerage, stormwater and concrete. Millions of sq.kms of desert...
    Hi Paul. One of my sisters is over there. She moved from Inner suburbs to rural, and was swamped within 5 years. Here in SA , Adelaide, Mt. Barker and Murray Bridge are nearly joined up. All the states best productive land under sewerage,...
    Hi Paul. One of my sisters is over there. She moved from Inner suburbs to rural, and was swamped within 5 years. Here in SA , Adelaide, Mt. Barker and Murray Bridge are nearly joined up. All the...
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  25. Wendara Farm

    Hi from Qld.....

    I feel for you. It is never no good to put your trust in the guvment or the economy. Breathe in the fresh air, help the kids and whatever happens don't blame yourself. That is never positive. The...
    I feel for you. It is never no good to put your trust in the guvment or the economy. Breathe in the fresh air, help the kids and whatever happens don't blame yourself. That is never positive. The positives of a (even if forced) lifestyle change, is that it will broaden your horizons, outlooks...
    I feel for you. It is never no good to put your trust in the guvment or the economy. Breathe in the fresh air, help the kids and whatever happens don't blame yourself. That is never positive. The positives of a (even if forced) lifestyle change,...
    I feel for you. It is never no good to put your trust in the guvment or the economy. Breathe in the fresh air, help the kids and whatever happens don't blame yourself. That is never positive. The...
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