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Last Post 15-10-2011 7:51 AM by  Nikki
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09-08-2011 2:27 AM

    I gave Bertie some popcorn on a shiny stainless steel bowl...he had over an hour of fun with it!

    He threw the popcorn all over the place and then picked up the shiny bowl pecked at his reflection and threw that as well!

    The bowl i had was a small puppy bowl but he loves it! He did then eat the popcorn...

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    09-08-2011 4:47 AM

    Sounds like a laugh for you, and good fun and yumsie for Bertie!

    If I may ask, how you do pop popcorn for the birds?

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    09-08-2011 4:59 AM
    you can buy plain popcorn in morrisons, in there cake isle. My kids were eating some and he started swarking like crazy and stopped when we gave him some!
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    09-08-2011 5:28 AM
    Most supermarkets sell popping corn which is cheap. You heat a little oil in a saucepan with a tight fitting lid when the oil smokes put in a little corn shake the pan like mad and you land up with a pan full of popcorn which you know has no addatives! For you nice sprinkled with icing sugar.
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    09-08-2011 5:38 AM
    Or pick out the yellow corn in the seed mix - a small amount makes lots, Shaz showed me yesterday and I made some for Jasper
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    09-08-2011 6:24 AM
    Ah, well I love popcorn and always made my home made ones, just didnt think you could give it to them cause of the oil! (I use corn oil, is that ok?!)
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    09-08-2011 11:04 AM
    I use margarine, Shaz uses Palm oil. But yes, corn oil is perfectly good. The mix Jenny is talking about is tidymix. Our 2 don't eat the corn kernels until it's popped!
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    09-08-2011 11:47 AM
    Posted By Helen W on 09-08-2011 11:04 AM
    I use margarine, Shaz uses Palm oil. But yes, corn oil is perfectly good. The mix Jenny is talking about is tidymix. Our 2 don't eat the corn kernels until it's popped!

     

    Well to be fair, neither would I... dang hard to chew otherwise
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    09-08-2011 11:51 AM
    A bag of popping corn from health food shops or Tesco, etc. Put a bit into a glass bowl, cover with a plate, microwave until popped, a very healthy snack, without oil or flavouring, good for you or chikcies!

    My lot love it!
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    09-08-2011 12:16 PM
    Posted By Margy on 09-08-2011 11:51 AM
    A bag of popping corn from health food shops or Tesco, etc. Put a bit into a glass bowl, cover with a plate, microwave until popped, a very healthy snack, without oil or flavouring, good for you or chikcies!

    My lot love it!

     

    Ohhh I like it! (Ill just secretely add my melted butter and some salt once birdies gone to bed...)
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    10-08-2011 11:02 AM
    What are you lot like, the ONLY popcorn worth eating is toffee butterkist!!!!!

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    10-08-2011 11:23 AM

    I agree with you Victoria lol

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    10-08-2011 11:35 AM
    Mine had popcorn this evening............peace for ages....bliss!
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    10-08-2011 11:42 AM
    Have u tried eating popcorn and malteasers at the same time, wierdly quite nice lol, before you ask it was a bet when I was younger lol
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    10-08-2011 1:13 PM
    mmmmmmmmmm that sounds delicious, will have to try it.
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    14-10-2011 12:16 PM

    it;s funny the things they like to eat.  mine have decided that they like baked beans and damper bread.  must have cafes in the trees lol

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    15-10-2011 7:51 AM
    lol Gillie, never thought of trying him with baked beans!
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