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    Australia - Six states..and that funny little island.

    Welcome. Good luck with the sale of your roosters.
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    Australia - Six states..and that funny little island.

    Well yesterday we had 45.2c and for members who have been here a while know i like the heat and not the cold but we have had 7 weeks of mostly 35c to 45c and I'm getting over it. Might have to do the unthinkable and move to tassie soon. A few days of cooler weather now thankfully before the heat...
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    Australia - Six states..and that funny little island.

    vbnm I love the idea . Tried it once for my girls and they wouldn't have a bar of it. It melts out here pretty quick as well.
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    Australia - Six states..and that funny little island.

    it's 38c here at 10.20am we are meant to get to 43c today last week we were close to 40c everyday. The girls are doing ok so far. I turned the sprinklers on their house once it hits 40c.
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    Australia - Six states..and that funny little island.

    We have all seen an increase in snakes this season poor things are mostly looking for water as there is none. I have several containers out for them down the back.
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    Australia - Six states..and that funny little island.

    We have been on firewatch for weeks now thankfully the fires are the other side of town to me but last saturday they were in towns all around us. Sadly a friend of ours lost their house in the fires. It has been so over the top here with heat since early november we have bearly had a day under...
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    Australia - Six states..and that funny little island.

    Have first lot of babies for agers, Some millie belgians.. Just over a week old now.
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    Australia - Six states..and that funny little island.

    We have them out here to and i have not really found a way to deter them.They steal eggs alot too. My dog will chase them off if he sees one but the love to live up trees near the chickens house. I try to collect eggs often so there is less for them to come looking for.
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    Australia - Six states..and that funny little island.

    I live on acerage and a very large gum trees. I use the fallen branches from them.
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    Australia - Six states..and that funny little island.

    She sounds lovely, good for you for taking her in some times the mystery given to you hens turn out to be the sweetest.
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    Australia - Six states..and that funny little island.

    Seems a bit quiet in here at the moment. Not much to report my end most of my girls are moulting so only getting an egg every few days. Hope everyone elses hens and roos are going well.
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    Australia - Six states..and that funny little island.

    iv'e just had a bad dose of them too. I sprayed woolies surface spray under their wings and in the nest boxes. (changed bedding) twice a week for a few weeks and they are all gone.
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