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Post Update Chickens for sale in Fife – March 12, 2014

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Post Update Chickens for sale in Fife – chickens for sale in Fife, Scotland. White silkies (cream egg), leghorns (white egg), and hybrids (brown egg). Cream Crested Legbars (blue egg) will also be available Spring 2013. If we are sold out why not try some of our fertilised hatching eggs? Related posts: Fertilised hatching eggs available now Leghorn, Silkie, hybrid fertilised hatching eggs available for sale from… Keeping chickens on a smallholding or garden If you… http://ow.ly/2ECLSZ

 

Post Update Keeping chickens on a smallh March 11, 2014

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Post Update Keeping chickens on a smallholding or garden – If you are not interested in keeping animals on your land or smallholding then you probably won’t want to go any further than registering (if at all) your smallholding. However, if you are planning to keep animals such as chickens and hens, then read on. Related posts: Looking After Animals On The Smallholding If you are a smallholder in Scotland who has animals… Autumn in the smallholding garden A few pics … http://ow.ly/2EAyqQ

 

Post Update Hand woven cushions for sale November 25, 2013

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Post Update Hand woven cushions for sale – The cushion (front) is made using fleece or wool from sheep reared on our Scottish smallholding.They are hand crafted in our farmhouse in Fife Scotland and have simple rustic qualities. Related posts: Now Wash Your Hands! A smallholder can be very busy and multi-tasking is something… http://ow.ly/2BK4C4

 

Post Update Star Snot found @fifesmallho October 17, 2013

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Post Update Star Snot found @fifesmallholder – Star snot found at fife smallholder. Suggestions include that the substance is a type of mould, an animal excretion or even ‘star snot’ from meteorites. Related posts: Wild bird food natural and supplementary In winter, small birds should be fat to avoid starvation… Hedgehog survival What to do if you find a hedgehog that is… Shiver Me Timbers beech on the smallholding We have some large Beech sentinels in our wood … http://ow.ly/2ANbYz

 

Post Update Hand woven cushions for sale June 28, 2013

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Post Update Hand woven cushions for sale – The cushion (front) is made using fleece or wool from sheep reared on our Scottish smallholding.They are hand crafted in our farmhouse in Fife Scotland and have simple rustic qualities. Related posts: Fly Strike How to spot, treat, and prevent blow fly strike…. Looking After Animals On The Smallholding If you are a smallholder in Scotland who has animals… smallholding getting started in Scotland What you need to know befo… http://ow.ly/2xVTH4

 

Post Update Chickens for sale in Fife – May 20, 2013

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Post Update Chickens for sale in Fife – chickens for sale in Fife, Scotland. White silkies (cream egg), leghorns (white egg), and hybrids (brown egg). Cream Crested Legbars (blue egg) will also be available Spring 2013. If we are sold out why not try some of our fertilised hatching eggs? Related posts: Fertilised hatching eggs available now Leghorn, Silkie, hybrid fertilised hatching eggs available for sale from… Keeping chickens on a smallholding or garden If you … http://ow.ly/2wZZNO

 

Post Update Free Ebook for beekeepers an May 13, 2013

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Post Update Free Ebook for beekeepers and smallholders in Scotland http://ow.ly/2wPcux

 

Post Update Lameness in lambs – Useful i May 7, 2013

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Post Update Lameness in lambs – Useful information in identifying, preventing and treating lameness or limping in lambs. From experience gained at Fifesmallholder. Related posts: Keeping lambs safe on the smallholding Advice and tips on keeping lambs safe on a smallholding… Heir And A Spare on the smallholding We have been a bit later putting our boys in… Do sheep drink water? It is a common myth sometimes believed by novice smallholders… http://ow.ly/2wGfWv

 

Post Update How to move sheep on your sm April 16, 2013

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Post Update How to move sheep on your smallholding – How to move sheep from A to B. Experience and tips from Fifesmallholder on how to move your sheep around your smallholding. Related posts: New sheep page on smallholding website Please check out our new page that shows the diversity… Do sheep drink water? It is a common myth sometimes believed by novice smallholders… Keeping lambs safe on the smallholding Advice and tips on keeping lambs safe on a smallholding… http://ow.ly/2wcnEM

 

Post Update feeding and caring for wild April 2, 2013

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Post Update feeding and caring for wild birds and chics – Its Easter and there is the sound of chicks in the old swallow nest attached to our sunroom.  This concerns me as 2013 has been the coldest Easter in 100 years.  We still have snow and its very cold.  I know that wild bird chicks need catepillars, and greenfly to survive and there will be […] Related posts: Wild bird food natural and supplementary In winter, small birds should be fat to avoid starvation… Hedge… http://ow.ly/2vSm66