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Housing and Fencing

Housing and Fencing is Home Farmers collection of Blog posts for Livestock. These articles are full of facts and information to help you on your Livestock journey.

Log Cabin Checklist

Log Cabin Checklist

Do you want a log cabin on your land? Do you dream of a rural retreat, maybe some holiday homes or an annex? Whatever the reason log cabins seem a perfect solution. Here is our checklist of the top 10 things to consider before signing on the dotted line provided by Nick Forrester, MD of […]

By February 7, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Looking After the Chicken Coop in Winter

Looking After the Chicken Coop in Winter

  Firstly a warning. Shabby chic and chickens coops do not go, says Terry Beebe. So don’t be tempted to think that decaying collection of timber that once was a poultry ark and is now a green, rotting mass of wood is in anyway suitable for housing livestock. It’s not and should be taken to […]

By December 1, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Preparing Poultry for Winter

Preparing Poultry for Winter

Autumn is fast approaching, which means that winter is just round the corner. This is the ideal time, writes Terry Beebe, to begin preparing poultry for Winter and the cold and damp weather that will descend on us in the coming months. See also: Keeping Poultry Healthy in Winter Identifying Poultry Ailments and Diseases Chicken […]

By September 1, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Electric Fencing Energisers

Electric Fencing Energisers

One of the key components to a good electric fence is an energiser and the general rule is the longer the fence, the more powerful the energiser. Meriel Younger from www.electricfencing.co.uk, guides us through the maze of electric fencing energisers and explains how you can save time and money by choosing the right energiser following […]

By August 25, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

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