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Prids

  • Joined Oct 2019
Loving the land
« on: October 16, 2019, 06:32:07 pm »
Hi all,
I've recently joined, although in the last 2 years I've googled lots of questions and often ended up getting the answers on this site.
We bought a very run down farmhouse with about 8 acres on the southern edge of Dartmoor with our daughter and husband and little boy.The renovation of the house and land is on going.
We have a small flock of hebridean sheep, 4 pigs, 3 goats, 15 ducks, 6 hens and 5 turkeys (Christmas dinner!).
Never thought I would be sharing my life with so many animals and their poo,
I feel lucky every day!
I need to ask questions about sowing pasture, how do I do that?
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Possum

  • Joined Feb 2012
  • Somerset
Re: Loving the land
« Reply #1 on: October 17, 2019, 01:05:18 pm »
Hi Prids, and welcome to TAS :wave:


If you want to post a query about sowing pasture you need to scroll down to Land Management and then click on "New topic". Good luck!

Fleecewife

  • Joined May 2010
  • South Lanarkshire
    • Wester Gladstone Hebridean Sheep
Re: Loving the land
« Reply #2 on: October 17, 2019, 02:01:31 pm »
Welcome Prids.  Congratulations on choosing Hebridean sheep  :hugsheep: :hughen: and hens, and in fact on choosing this life  :thumbsup:
 :poo: is wonderful stuff - turn it into FYM and you have enough fertility to grow veg for the lot of you  :garden: .


As you may gather, I  :love:  emojis.
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Perris

  • Joined Mar 2017
  • Gower
Re: Loving the land
« Reply #3 on: October 18, 2019, 08:10:36 am »
 :wave: hello Prids - welcome to TAS! Good luck with your new holding  :)

Zyg

  • Joined Nov 2018
  • Carmarthenshire
Re: Loving the land
« Reply #4 on: October 18, 2019, 07:38:42 pm »
Welcome Prids.

Rosemary

  • Joined Oct 2007
  • Barry, Angus, Scotland
    • The Accidental Smallholder
Re: Loving the land
« Reply #5 on: October 19, 2019, 05:17:30 pm »
Hello and welcome  :wave:

 

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