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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. Q&A
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    Q&A from Questionland

    eeew bad images :shock:
    eeew bad images :shock:
    eeew bad images :shock:
    eeew bad images :shock:
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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. Boris

    Hi everyone

    Good point there tim..
    Good point there tim..
    Good point there tim..
    Good point there tim..
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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. Lee-Mika

    Greetings from Taiwan

    Maybe when you are being given the minimum price for your eggs by the middle-men, debating farming will be further up your list of priorities. All of my friends and family are dryland cereal...
    Maybe when you are being given the minimum price for your eggs by the middle-men, debating farming will be further up your list of priorities. All of my friends and family are dryland cereal farmers who complain about prices given, yet are also of closed mind to alternatives, like your friend...
    Maybe when you are being given the minimum price for your eggs by the middle-men, debating farming will be further up your list of priorities. All of my friends and family are dryland cereal farmers who complain about prices given, yet are also...
    Maybe when you are being given the minimum price for your eggs by the middle-men, debating farming will be further up your list of priorities. All of my friends and family are dryland cereal...
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  12. Tim C

    Howdy from the scrub.

    Hey Tim, you're one of those true blu bush poets I recon. Very enjoyable posts. welcome and I look forward to reading your posts. Scott
    Hey Tim, you're one of those true blu bush poets I recon. Very enjoyable posts. welcome and I look forward to reading your posts. Scott
    Hey Tim, you're one of those true blu bush poets I recon. Very enjoyable posts. welcome and I look forward to reading your posts. Scott
    Hey Tim, you're one of those true blu bush poets I recon. Very enjoyable posts. welcome and I look forward to reading your posts. Scott
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  13. Sonia

    Hi from Melbourne

    Hi Sonia.. Welcome ... Poor chickens.. My quail pen will be jail by the time I am finished building it..
    Hi Sonia.. Welcome ... Poor chickens.. My quail pen will be jail by the time I am finished building it..
    Hi Sonia.. Welcome ... Poor chickens.. My quail pen will be jail by the time I am finished building it..
    Hi Sonia.. Welcome ... Poor chickens.. My quail pen will be jail by the time I am finished building it..
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  14. paul

    Hi all from merseyside uk

    A wonderful breed of bird there Paul! Please share your experiences good and bad about your Wynnedotte breeding. I personally am very interested in poultry breeds and breeding but I don't have...
    A wonderful breed of bird there Paul! Please share your experiences good and bad about your Wynnedotte breeding. I personally am very interested in poultry breeds and breeding but I don't have much experience in pure breds ( most/all of my homegrown chickens are crossed). Thanks for becoming...
    A wonderful breed of bird there Paul! Please share your experiences good and bad about your Wynnedotte breeding. I personally am very interested in poultry breeds and breeding but I don't have much experience in pure breds ( most/all of my...
    A wonderful breed of bird there Paul! Please share your experiences good and bad about your Wynnedotte breeding. I personally am very interested in poultry breeds and breeding but I don't have...

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  15. brad

    G'day from toowoomba

    Hi Brad.. The guys on this post are fantastic.. full of great information.. You will enjoy..
    Hi Brad.. The guys on this post are fantastic.. full of great information.. You will enjoy..
    Hi Brad.. The guys on this post are fantastic.. full of great information.. You will enjoy..
    Hi Brad.. The guys on this post are fantastic.. full of great information.. You will enjoy..
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  16. Jenni

    Hi from the Gold Coast

    Hi Tim... Thanks... I grew up as a country girl, life took me to the city.. I purchased this land many many years ago, (although I would love more) place was run down and needed plenty of work....
    Hi Tim... Thanks... I grew up as a country girl, life took me to the city.. I purchased this land many many years ago, (although I would love more) place was run down and needed plenty of work. Still improving it but the time has come to be true to myself regardless of my environment... repair...
    Hi Tim... Thanks... I grew up as a country girl, life took me to the city.. I purchased this land many many years ago, (although I would love more) place was run down and needed plenty of work. Still improving it but the time has come to be true...
    Hi Tim... Thanks... I grew up as a country girl, life took me to the city.. I purchased this land many many years ago, (although I would love more) place was run down and needed plenty of work....
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  17. belveder

    G'day from Adelaide

    Soursobs (Oxalis spp.) Hit ém with roundup once the flowers are booming, then again every 2 weeks. they need to take the poison into the roots/bulbs.
    Soursobs (Oxalis spp.) Hit ém with roundup once the flowers are booming, then again every 2 weeks. they need to take the poison into the roots/bulbs.
    Soursobs (Oxalis spp.) Hit ém with roundup once the flowers are booming, then again every 2 weeks. they need to take the poison into the roots/bulbs.
    Soursobs (Oxalis spp.) Hit ém with roundup once the flowers are booming, then again every 2 weeks. they need to take the poison into the roots/bulbs.
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  18. David Trees

    G'day from the UK.

    Brace yourself Dave. England is the land of the free now, not Australia.
    Brace yourself Dave. England is the land of the free now, not Australia.
    Brace yourself Dave. England is the land of the free now, not Australia.
    Brace yourself Dave. England is the land of the free now, not Australia.
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  19. Jennie

    Hello from QLD

    Hi Jennie. Good onya. Do your thing, old mate. Stuff grows damn-slow here down south.
    Hi Jennie. Good onya. Do your thing, old mate. Stuff grows damn-slow here down south.
    Hi Jennie. Good onya. Do your thing, old mate. Stuff grows damn-slow here down south.
    Hi Jennie. Good onya. Do your thing, old mate. Stuff grows damn-slow here down south.
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  20. glen

    Hi everyone

    Hi Glen. I'm a newby to this site, but not a newby to your goals. You can get 200 watt solar panels for $220 each off Ebay. A 20 amp controller/charger for about $12 from China. That will do 12v x...
    Hi Glen. I'm a newby to this site, but not a newby to your goals. You can get 200 watt solar panels for $220 each off Ebay. A 20 amp controller/charger for about $12 from China. That will do 12v x 20a =240 watts, or 24v =480 watts. Get them as you can afford it. Deep cycle batteries are the go,...
    Hi Glen. I'm a newby to this site, but not a newby to your goals. You can get 200 watt solar panels for $220 each off Ebay. A 20 amp controller/charger for about $12 from China. That will do 12v x 20a =240 watts, or 24v =480 watts. Get them as...
    Hi Glen. I'm a newby to this site, but not a newby to your goals. You can get 200 watt solar panels for $220 each off Ebay. A 20 amp controller/charger for about $12 from China. That will do 12v x...
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  21. Johnm64

    Hello from Gabbadah Western Australia

    Howdy John. I'm new here too. I get all my seeds through ebay and mainly interested in Bush tucker and lairy veg. I'm on red sand over limestone, but have the luxury of Irrigation Trust...
    Howdy John. I'm new here too. I get all my seeds through ebay and mainly interested in Bush tucker and lairy veg. I'm on red sand over limestone, but have the luxury of Irrigation Trust (unfiltered) water at $48/quarter for 2meg. Isn't it crazy WA won't let me send seeds over there? We have no...
    Howdy John. I'm new here too. I get all my seeds through ebay and mainly interested in Bush tucker and lairy veg. I'm on red sand over limestone, but have the luxury of Irrigation Trust (unfiltered) water at $48/quarter for 2meg. Isn't it crazy...
    Howdy John. I'm new here too. I get all my seeds through ebay and mainly interested in Bush tucker and lairy veg. I'm on red sand over limestone, but have the luxury of Irrigation Trust...
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  22. dijon

    helo all

    Hi.Where's ya from Dejin ?
    Hi.Where's ya from Dejin ?
    Hi.Where's ya from Dejin ?
    Hi.Where's ya from Dejin ?
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  23. jessiejane0727

    Hello!

    Hi Jane. My name's Tim and I'm new here too, but hope to see you around the traps.:twothumbsup:
    Hi Jane. My name's Tim and I'm new here too, but hope to see you around the traps.:twothumbsup:
    Hi Jane. My name's Tim and I'm new here too, but hope to see you around the traps.:twothumbsup:
    Hi Jane. My name's Tim and I'm new here too, but hope to see you around the traps.:twothumbsup:
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  24. armysnail

    Chris

    Leader, Leiutenant/Leftenant, Lagger, Longfellow, Liker,Lover, Larrakin ???:cheers:
    Leader, Leiutenant/Leftenant, Lagger, Longfellow, Liker,Lover, Larrakin ???:cheers:
    Leader, Leiutenant/Leftenant, Lagger, Longfellow, Liker,Lover, Larrakin ???:cheers:
    Leader, Leiutenant/Leftenant, Lagger, Longfellow, Liker,Lover, Larrakin ???:cheers:
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  25. CoolBlueDude

    Hello All!!

    Hi Scott, I'm wrapped you have decided to join our small (but growing) forum! I've already had the chance to chat with you on YouTube and I'm excited someone like you with all your experience in...
    Hi Scott, I'm wrapped you have decided to join our small (but growing) forum! I've already had the chance to chat with you on YouTube and I'm excited someone like you with all your experience in raising game birds/chickens will be contributing here on SSC and I'm sure many will benefit from...
    Hi Scott, I'm wrapped you have decided to join our small (but growing) forum! I've already had the chance to chat with you on YouTube and I'm excited someone like you with all your experience in raising game birds/chickens will be contributing...
    Hi Scott, I'm wrapped you have decided to join our small (but growing) forum! I've already had the chance to chat with you on YouTube and I'm excited someone like you with all your experience in...
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