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Livestock Care and Advice

Advice on keeping donkeys

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Donkeys may not be an obvious choice for the smallholder, but Kim Stoddart considers the many benefits

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Smallholding insurance advice

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Smallholders need insurance. Kim Stoddart takes a look at policies you might not be aware of...

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Top livestock tagging tips

Monday, May 9, 2016

Ear tagging livestock can be problematic. Debbie Kingsley offers advice

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Making it work

Monday, April 4, 2016

Kim Stoddart went along to meet members of an inspirational family who are turning many of their dreams into reality

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Bozedown Alpacas, based in Berkshire, has two exciting new Suri studs arriving this spring from the USA.

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Lessons learned

Monday, April 4, 2016

Liz Shankland has just bought her second smallholding and, in this series, offers her advice and experience to help you set up your perfect place.

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Rescue hen’s world record

Monday, January 25, 2016

One clucky, lucky hen has set a world record for the charity the British Hen Welfare Trust.

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Home slaughter- part 3

Friday, January 15, 2016

In the third part of his series on home slaughter, Tim Tyne gives a step-by-step guide to killing a chicken and preparing it for the oven

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Home slaughter- part 2

Friday, January 15, 2016

In the second part of his series on home slaughter, Tim Tyne considers the different techniques

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Home slaughter- part 1

Friday, January 15, 2016

In the first part of a feature series on home slaughter, Tim Tyne says the process is surprisingly easy and wholesome, and connects us with our food in a natural way

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