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alfie

  • Joined Apr 2011
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Re: Hi All
« Reply #15 on: April 29, 2011, 07:33:20 pm »
We Will do, but i am sure we will be asking for more advice soon. Like i said earlier our biggest problem is none of the land is fenced so that will big the fist job to sort although i think we will have to get a contractor in to do most of it.
Light Sussex will be our chosen birds , and then a few sheep not sure which yet so again advice sort on what breed would be best.

Beewyched

  • Joined Feb 2011
  • South Wales
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Re: Hi All
« Reply #16 on: April 29, 2011, 07:48:56 pm »
Where abouts are you moving to?  many folks on here have used contractors & may be able to make recommendations - mind you most of them will be booked-up over the summer already.

Consider your breed of sheep before you organise your fencing - we are getting some Soays this year - the old native breeds are great jumpers (woolley ones ;) ;D ) & make great escape artists  ::)  You will need to consider your type of pasture when choosing your breed too. 

Light Sussex are lovely chucks - we have Barn e Velders, Cuckoo Marans & Rocks.
Tunkey Herd - registered Kune Kune & rare breed poultry - www.tunkeyherdkunekune.com

alfie

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Re: Hi All
« Reply #17 on: April 29, 2011, 08:22:57 pm »
Well we will only want to keep a few for us , so something that is finishes early will be best i think .

ballingall

  • Joined Sep 2008
  • Avonbridge, Falkirk
Re: Hi All
« Reply #18 on: April 29, 2011, 10:53:55 pm »
Hi Alfie and welcome from central Scotland!  :wave:


One thing I would echo, is getting a fencing contractor in for your fencing. I know it can be expensive if you have a lot of fencing to do, but it is worth it's weight in gold, and not only that but good fencing will last for years and years.

Friends of our took on a 70 acre hill farm in 1989, and not was the house a mess, the fencing was non existent. They bit the bullet and had the whole lot refenced at a huge cost. But- that same fencing is still is great condition today, and thats over 20 years on- so good quality does last.

Good luck with all your plans!

Beth

alfie

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Re: Hi All
« Reply #19 on: April 29, 2011, 11:24:59 pm »
Thanks again for all the welcomes, yes we are getting a contractor in to do the fencing as I will still run the business so wont be around full time. and we want to Get stock in as soon as we can.

 

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