Getting started

Thursday, February 11, 2021

Debbie Kingsley outlines the rules and regulations for smallholding – this month identifying your sheep or goats

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Getting started
Thursday, January 28, 2021

What sort of skills do I need to be a smallholder or become self-sufficient? Debbie Kingsley outlines essential skills for smallholders in part 3 of her series for beginners

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Getting started
Tuesday, January 26, 2021

In part 2 of her series on smallholding for complete beginners, Debbie Kingsley answers the question: can I make money from my smallholding?

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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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Smallholding
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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How to
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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How to
Thursday, July 18, 2019

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

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Getting started

'How To's

Thursday, March 4, 2021

What should you sow during the cold months? Charles Dowding offers advice on winter vegetables, compost, weeding and more

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How to
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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Chicken
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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Chicken

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