Getting started

Thursday, December 3, 2020

Debbie Kingsley starts off this series on smallholding for complete beginners with a question: how much time does having your own smallholding require?

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Friday, August 23, 2019

Autumn is the time for the selection of replacement breeding stock. Tim Tyne offers advice on picking out the cream of your new crop of lambs, or looking at alternatives to rejuvenate the flock

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Friday, August 23, 2019

If you’re taking the plunge and are intending to buy goats there are several things to consider before you part with your money, not least whether you want them for meat, milk or fibre. Lee Connor offers some sage advice

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Thursday, July 18, 2019

If you have dreams of becoming a goatkeeper, Lee Connor has some vital advice

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Thursday, June 20, 2019

Local agricultural shows are the ideal forum at which beginners to the circuit can show their sheep, says Tim Tyne, who also advises on stock selection and preparation

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Thursday, May 30, 2019

Most breeds of sheep require shearing. Tim Tyne explains exactly how to tackle the vital job of shearing a sheep

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'How To's

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Andy Cawthray advises on the best way to create a great chicken run, including advice on space, fencing, and semi-permanent set ups

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Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Andy provides advice to ensure that your chicken coop is providing your chickens with everything they need, including advice on perches, nesting areas and chicken coop ventilation

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