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InFocus: Try the Lowline

Come and see why Wessex Lowlines are the perfect choice for smallholders

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InFocus: Reliability in breeding alpacas

Advice from Joy Whitehead of Bozedown Alpacas, Oxfordshire

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The Woodland Trust is helping smallholders with a scheme to plant more trees

InFocus: Creating more woods

The Woodland Trust is helping smallholders with a scheme to plant more trees

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Now is the time to check your electric fence

InFocus: Check that electric fence

Autumn and winter maintenance is important, says Meriel Younger of www.electricfencing.co.uk

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Make sure your hen house is ready for winter

InFocus: Get ready for winter

Experts at The Stables Workshop in Staffordshire offer advice

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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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A cuddle with the newest Breed Champion - Becky and Ivybeck Celandine, a British Guernsey milker

A goat guru

Becky Torrance manages to keep dairy goats, and breeds them to a high standard, without extensive grazing. She talked to Anke Sieker about this, and about her little smallholding in Northumberland

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AUSTRALIAN LOWLINE WESSEX CATTLE Picture by Adam Fradgley Pictured: A cow and new born calf amongst the cattle in the fields at the Dorset farm

InFocus: Try the Lowline

Come and see why Wessex Lowlines are the perfect choice for smallholders

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Slaughter: Humane dispatch

Chris Ashton takes a look at the latest slaughter regulations and associated welfare issues

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Mum with cria feeding

InFocus: Reliability in breeding alpacas

Advice from Joy Whitehead of Bozedown Alpacas, Oxfordshire

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Your breeds: Ahead of the game

Terry Beebe talks to inspirational breeder Dave Hackett, who has a passion for Game birds

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Our ideal sheep

What is the ideal sheep for the smallholder? Sally Morgan, who keeps sheep at her farm in Somerset, offers a suggestion

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