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rene
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PostSubject: what do you use ???   Sat Nov 19, 2011 7:49 pm

what do members use for sprayin the loft as ive heard that duramitex is not the same strenth as it use to be and what do you use regards too nesting material
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PostSubject: Re: what do you use ???   Sat Nov 19, 2011 8:18 pm

i used duramitex a couple of years ago rene, and i can still smell it now in my nest boxes.......i use straw for nesting material rene, with sometimes a bit of sand in bottom of bowl.


also when i paired up in december and it was cold i wrapped the nest bowls in newspaper for warmth.
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PostSubject: Re: what do you use ???   Sat Nov 19, 2011 8:52 pm

use garlic water to spray the loft before pairing
let the garlic ferment for 3 days then add the garlic water to a spray bottle

nesting materiel
nest felts then saw daust then tabacco stalks and then some straw but not to much
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PostSubject: what do you use???   Wed Nov 23, 2011 7:49 pm

Hi starting today I used Jeyes Fluid for the 1st time in 2 empty lofts Richard***
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PostSubject: Re: what do you use ???   Thu Nov 24, 2011 4:15 pm

We soak our lofts with Jeyes fluid and then when dry spray with duramitex.
same with baskets.
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PostSubject: Re: what do you use ???   Thu Nov 24, 2011 5:54 pm

I use Jayes fluid then next time I spray use Virkon S
Some times wrap newspaper round bowls, put sand & wood shaving in & usually just straw for em to build a nest
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PostSubject: Re: what do you use ???   Thu Nov 24, 2011 6:01 pm

i use tobbaco stalks for nesting with a small amount of straw
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