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Womble

  • Joined Mar 2009
  • Stirlingshire, Central Scotland
Laundry Tips
« on: December 22, 2009, 09:35:37 am »

I'm sure I read on another thread that the key to keeping chickens happy in the cold was a combination of porridge and vaseline. So, I have fed the girls a big tub of vaseline, and have covered their combs and wattles in porridge.

So, does anybody know how I can get porridge and vaseline stains out of clothing?  ::)
"All fungi are edible. Some fungi are only edible once." -Terry Pratchett

Rosemary

  • Joined Oct 2007
  • Barry, Angus, Scotland
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Re: Laundry Tips
« Reply #1 on: December 22, 2009, 01:07:16 pm »
 ;D ;D ;D

doganjo

  • Joined Aug 2012
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Re: Laundry Tips
« Reply #2 on: December 22, 2009, 01:31:52 pm »
I didn't think Vaseline was coloured?  You don't need to worry about staisn unless you can see them do you? ;)
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Rosemary

  • Joined Oct 2007
  • Barry, Angus, Scotland
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Re: Laundry Tips
« Reply #3 on: December 23, 2009, 11:12:34 am »
 ;D ;D ;D ;D

This made me laugh all over again.

little blue

  • Joined Jun 2009
  • Derbyshire
Re: Laundry Tips
« Reply #4 on: December 23, 2009, 08:29:50 pm »
My mum said to 'iron' the vaseline after covering it with it brown paper to soak uo the stain.
Brown paper I'm familiar with, but what on earth is an 'iron?!'
Little Blue

doganjo

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Re: Laundry Tips
« Reply #5 on: December 23, 2009, 09:51:21 pm »
Now you've got me giggling too  ;D ;D ;D ;D
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little blue

  • Joined Jun 2009
  • Derbyshire
Re: Laundry Tips
« Reply #6 on: December 23, 2009, 10:15:10 pm »
Yes, you think I'm joking... I don't actually iron unless theres absolutely no alternative. I loathe it, its such a waste of my valuable time.  (sorry, but there it is.  My late mother in law actually ironed socks and pants!)
Little Blue

doganjo

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Re: Laundry Tips
« Reply #7 on: December 23, 2009, 10:42:16 pm »
Nor do I!  I'm an expert folder and smoother ;)
Always have been, always will be, a WYSIWYG - black is black, white is white - no grey in my life! But I'm mellowing in my old age

Womble

  • Joined Mar 2009
  • Stirlingshire, Central Scotland
Re: Laundry Tips
« Reply #8 on: December 23, 2009, 10:52:48 pm »
My mum said to 'iron' the vaseline after covering it with it brown paper

So will that help it to soak into their combs better then? 

I've so much to learn - my iron doesn't even have a 'chicken' setting. Will the one for 'delicates' do?  :dunce:
"All fungi are edible. Some fungi are only edible once." -Terry Pratchett

doganjo

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Re: Laundry Tips
« Reply #9 on: December 23, 2009, 11:27:35 pm »
Well it might do for yours, but mine are anything but delicate! ;) ;D ;D ;D
Always have been, always will be, a WYSIWYG - black is black, white is white - no grey in my life! But I'm mellowing in my old age

sandy

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Re: Laundry Tips
« Reply #10 on: December 24, 2009, 08:59:13 am »

jameslindsay

  • Joined Feb 2009
  • Nr St Andrews, Fife
  • "Blossom" one of my Pygmy Goats
Re: Laundry Tips
« Reply #11 on: December 24, 2009, 09:52:09 am »
Sandy what a great pics, they are all looking so well - especially the 2 ducks  :&> :&>

sandy

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Re: Laundry Tips
« Reply #12 on: December 24, 2009, 10:56:10 am »
Lilly  :&> is stilll laying and hides her eggs, I craked 3 trying to rake them up yesterday as they were just out of my reach, she was watching so I doubt that she will lay todays there!!! Oh well, just made loads of porrage and pasta for them all as a cold weather treat!!!!

scattybiker1972

  • Joined Dec 2009
  • wirral
Re: Laundry Tips
« Reply #13 on: January 02, 2010, 06:02:57 pm »
im just waiting for the ironed chicken photos!  :chook:

little blue

  • Joined Jun 2009
  • Derbyshire
Re: Laundry Tips
« Reply #14 on: January 02, 2010, 09:10:23 pm »


this one was done on 'steam' setting...
Little Blue

 

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