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Southfields

  • Joined Mar 2011
  • Salisbury
Hello from Wiltshire
« on: March 17, 2011, 08:16:00 pm »
Just wanted to introduce ourselves, we live in Salisbury, Wilts and have a very small smallholding.
We set up last year and keep sheep and pigs and also have been keeping chickens & ducks for the last 4 years.

We are looking for other smallholders to chat to, ask advice where needed and also people in our local area to share the cost of things like vaccines, wormer etc.

Best wishes

Vicky & Rupert
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Rosemary

  • Joined Oct 2007
  • Barry, Angus, Scotland
    • The Accidental Smallholder
Re: Hello from Wiltshire
« Reply #1 on: March 17, 2011, 08:17:14 pm »
Hello and welcome from Carnoustie  :wave:

What kind of sheep do you have?

Cinderhills

  • Joined Jul 2010
  • North Yorkshire
Re: Hello from Wiltshire
« Reply #2 on: March 17, 2011, 10:20:22 pm »
Hi and welcome from North Yorkshire.  :wave:

daddymatty82

  • Joined Aug 2010
  • swindon
Re: Hello from Wiltshire
« Reply #3 on: March 17, 2011, 10:53:33 pm »
welcome from swindon I just got back from salisbury about 10 mins ago

CameronS

  • Joined Aug 2009
  • North East Fife
Re: Hello from Wiltshire
« Reply #4 on: March 17, 2011, 10:57:20 pm »
welcome from fife  :wave:

faith0504

  • Joined Aug 2010
  • take it easy and chill
    • blaemuir cottage
Re: Hello from Wiltshire
« Reply #5 on: March 18, 2011, 12:09:15 am »
hi and welcome from moray  :wave:

Hilarysmum

  • Joined Oct 2007
Re: Hello from Wiltshire
« Reply #6 on: March 18, 2011, 08:52:22 am »
Welcome from France

SallyintNorth

  • Joined Feb 2011
  • Cornwall
  • Rarely short of an opinion but I mean well
Re: Hello from Wiltshire
« Reply #7 on: March 18, 2011, 09:13:43 am »
Welcome from t'North.  I lived in Wiltshire for many years, but right in the North West corner - a long way from Salisbury. 
Don't listen to the money men - they know the price of everything and the value of nothing

Live in a cohousing community with small farm for our own use.  Dairy cow, beef cattle, pigs, sheep for meat and fleece, ducks and hens for eggs, veg and fruit growing

ramblerskitchen

  • Joined Nov 2010
Re: Hello from Wiltshire
« Reply #8 on: March 18, 2011, 03:58:00 pm »
Welcome from Dorset

Elissian

  • Joined Oct 2009
  • Wiltshire
Re: Hello from Wiltshire
« Reply #9 on: March 20, 2011, 10:12:40 pm »
Hi, we're in Landford between salisbury and southampton. we have pigs, sheep and various poultry. we moved to our smallholding 3 years ago, a very steep learning curve! Nice to see some people so close to us on this site. we start lambing a week today and the weather man says it's not raining, hooray!
Hope to chat to you, Helen and Glenn

Southfields

  • Joined Mar 2011
  • Salisbury
Re: Hello from Wiltshire
« Reply #10 on: April 30, 2011, 04:02:44 pm »
We only had 4 lambs this year, one ewe was barren and another died just before she lambed :(  We have a mixed bag of sheep really, an ouessant cross ewe, a Gotland cross, a Texel cross and two Dorset crosses.  Our pigs are Gloucester old Spots.

Nice to hear from you all.

little blue

  • Joined Jun 2009
  • Derbyshire
Re: Hello from Wiltshire
« Reply #11 on: April 30, 2011, 09:16:34 pm »
hello and welcome
:wave:
Little Blue

darkbrowneggs

  • Joined Aug 2010
    • The World is My Lobster
Re: Hello from Wiltshire
« Reply #12 on: April 30, 2011, 09:30:30 pm »
Hi and welcome from Sue in Worcestershire  :wave:
To follow my travel journal see http://www.theworldismylobster.org.uk

For lots of info about Marans and how to breed and look after them see www.darkbrowneggs.info

Beewyched

  • Joined Feb 2011
  • South Wales
    • tunkeyherd.co.uk
Re: Hello from Wiltshire
« Reply #13 on: April 30, 2011, 10:01:54 pm »
Hiya & welcome from West Scotland  :wave:

We have Kunes, various chucks, Cayugas, Bees & Setters, we grow most of our own veg & are planning to get some Soays later this year.
Tunkey Herd - registered Kune Kune & rare breed poultry - www.tunkeyherdkunekune.com

NormandyMary

  • Joined Apr 2011
Re: Hello from Wiltshire
« Reply #14 on: May 01, 2011, 06:37:52 pm »
welcome from swindon I just got back from salisbury about 10 mins ago
Welcome from me in France, who LEFT Swindon 6 years ago yesterday!!

 

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