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Livestock Care and Advice

The Dexter cow

Friday, June 9, 2017

Debbie Kingsley talks to novice cattle keepers Justin and Debbie Lochhead

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Breeds under threat

Friday, June 2, 2017

Some of the UK's favourite pig breeds could disappear forever if we don't take action, a conservation charity has warned. LIZ SHANKLAND explains what smallholders can do to help

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The ‘no shearing’ sheep

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Paul McAvoy explains how, with Wiltshire Horn, he managed to keep sheep and achieve his goal of not shearing them

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A superb sheep

Friday, April 7, 2017

Suzanna Crampton keeps Zwartbles in Kilkenny, Ireland. She talked to Debbie Kingsley

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Our goat choice

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Debbie Kingsley talks to Avril Wooster, in Devon, who is passionate about keeping Boer goats

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Bird flu case confirmed

Monday, December 19, 2016

Bird flu has been confirmed at a farm in Lincolnshire affecting 5,000 turkeys. Most have died and the rest were due to be culled.

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Beware liver fluke

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Vet Pete Siviter advises how to be on your guard for chronic liver fluke this winter

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Home and dry

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Liz Shankland has advice on how to avoid mistakes with pig housing

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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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