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A Grandpa's Feeder

Stop losing feed to vermin

Make sure it gets to your chickens instead ... with a Grandpa Feeder

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Shetland sheep contribute fibre

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Carla Cortesi of Urcuchillay Alpacas in Somerset shares a secret...

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Melfor Green's Claudine

In Focus Alpacas

Top ten tips on Buying Alpacas and The Alpaca Classic Auction

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Create a cabin building

Innovation in food preparation areas

Anglo-French company makes it simpler and cheaper for UK farmers to shift to making and selling their own produce

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Controlling red mites in poultry

How to control red mites in chickens and poultry

Tony Slinger, manager of Carrs Billington at Bakewell, provides top tips for controlling red mite in Poultry.

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In Rudd's Rakes workshop

A traditional revival

Handmade tools are back in vogue on Britain’s farms and smallholdings. Marie-Claire Kidd reports

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A Grandpa's Feeder

Stop losing feed to vermin

Make sure it gets to your chickens instead ... with a Grandpa Feeder

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Tony Wrench and his partner Faith at their roundhouse in Wales

Build a ‘hobbit house’

A book by roundhouse pioneer Tony Wrench has just been updated. Here he tells the story of his celebrated ‘hobbit house’

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Shetland sheep contribute fibre

Try this luxurious fibre

Carla Cortesi of Urcuchillay Alpacas in Somerset shares a secret...

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WIN an auto closer for your hen house!

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The Backdoorshoes - we are giving away 15 pairs

WIN these £20 shoes - 15 pairs to give away

Don’t miss this great offer of ‘chook shoes’ - ideal for putting those birds away at night!

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