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    Default Any other hobby farmers out there?

    Quote Originally Posted by beebs View Post
    I just put a chook house on layby and the kids are all getting their own hen for Christmas- they let you pay it off with no set time, so that was a winner for me. I do have nice gardens (well - trying to t least so, I am going to section off a part down the back for the chooks to live in - we are going to get 4-5 barnevelders or Australorps - I'm leaning towards the first because they are supposed to be amazing with kids and great for cool climates.

    This is the one I've ordered - http://www.backyardchickencoops.com....the-taj-mahal/
    Beers - have you set up your Taj Mahal? How do you like it? Or rather, do the chooks like it? We have 3 new chooks and DH is planning a coop made of various bits of recycled stuff, but I'm wondering if a mail order effort wouldn't be easier and give DH an actual summer break rather than a construction project.

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    I haven't put it up yet, but I'll let you know when I do!

    Quote Originally Posted by clbj View Post
    Beers - have you set up your Taj Mahal? How do you like it? Or rather, do the chooks like it? We have 3 new chooks and DH is planning a coop made of various bits of recycled stuff, but I'm wondering if a mail order effort wouldn't be easier and give DH an actual summer break rather than a construction project.

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    Default Any other hobby farmers out there?

    Quote Originally Posted by beebs View Post
    I haven't put it up yet, but I'll let you know when I do!
    Good luck!! Ikea should sell chook houses, complete with the picture instructions and an Allen key Have you got the chooks yet?

    Fun fact - my phone autocorrects beebs to either beer or verbs. That probably says more about me than it does about you!
    Last edited by clbj; 29-12-2014 at 17:28.

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    Do any of you ladies have some recipes to use up a billion passionfruit?

    I've given bags away. Made jars of passionfruit curd... now what!? Can I make passionfruit jam!? Any tried & tested recipes...??

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheTimeHasCome View Post
    Do any of you ladies have some recipes to use up a billion passionfruit?

    I've given bags away. Made jars of passionfruit curd... now what!? Can I make passionfruit jam!? Any tried & tested recipes...??
    You can still them whole in the freezer and use them later in smoothies.

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    Where are you I'm coming over lol

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    Hi gals,
    Id love to join the thread - we are on 70 acres and grow our own veg and fruit and beef!

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    What do you do with your 70 acres?

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    @nudge88 mum said the same thing to me, but they would take up so much freezer space if I did them whole... think I can freeze just the pulp??
    @lilypily in Sydney! You're more than welcome to come! Hehe

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    Bummer I'm Melbourne.

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