Here is a set of instructions for how to incubate hen eggs in an incubator without an automatic egg turner. Collect 6 to 12 fertile hen eggs. Store with the pointed end of egg facing down. P… Read More
The age a cockerel will first crow can vary, but they can start crowing at about four or five months of age, usually this coincides with them beginning to look like a mature cockerel, when t… Read More
For all you budding gardeners out there we have some resources you may find useful. How To Grow Herbs For Cooking eBook At a cost of only £4.00 the How To Grow Herbs For Cooking e… Read More
Do you have any advice on helping quail chicks hatch out? There is a lot of debate about whether you should help a quail chick or any chick out of their shell. I believe it is up to the indi… Read More
I’ve received an email from Graham asking about putting his newly born piglets outside. “Just had a litter of pigs born will they go outside if it is muddy or shall I bring them… Read More
I use cottage cheese for this recipe, but you could interchange this for a crumbly cheese such as feta, wensleydale, cheshire or caerphilly. I find this is a versatile accompaniment. I… Read More
We grow fodder beet here on the farm as a feed for the cattle. Fodder beet is a similar plant to the more commonly seen sugar beet plant. The sugar content is lower, but the yield per… Read More
Certain grass weeds are becoming a very big problem for UK farmers in arable rotations. This is due to a combination of reasons which is providing the ‘perfect storm’ for t… Read More
Sales of goat meat have been rising quite dramatically over the past few years. This trend seems to be related to the fact that goat meat tended to be mainly consumed by certain ethnic… Read More
Today my main task on the farm has been hedgecutting. There is only a few days left of hedgecutting season, as it is illegal to cut farm hedgerows from 1st of March onwards to protect… Read More
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