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Zero Waste


Back in July, I wrote about our efforts to make our pets zero waste, starting with the dog. Switching between food types recently has made me think about the chickens and waste. Food We buy layers pellets in 20kg or 25kg bags. These are usually plastic sacks, which can, for now be reused around the [...]

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Today, I’ve: Built a cold-smoking cabinet/mini-smoke house Cursed the sun because just as I finished the latter, it came out and made it too hot to cold smoke cheese without it melting all over the place Cleaned out the chicken coop Hung out a load of washing, which, of course, caused the sun to go [...]

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A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about drying ox heart and other offal to make dog treats for our springer spaniel, Lily. We adopted Lily from the Dogs Trust in March and she very quickly made herself a core member of the household – and here, that means being green and frugal :) Food [...]

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