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Author Topic: Time for the real work to begin.  (Read 3754 times)

YoungRasher

  • Joined Aug 2012
  • DERBYSHIRE
Time for the real work to begin.
« on: October 14, 2012, 09:22:08 pm »
Hi All.
I've been a member for a few months and have spent time reading all the posts and learning as much as I could from the topics and great advice thats already on the site. We've recently sold our home and moved into rented accommodation and bought 24 acres of land near Matlock Derbyshire. Its made up of 2 fields, 1 has a 2 acre block of woodland and the other has a stream running the full length of one boundary. Although the sale has only just gone through, The farmer we got it off was good enough to let us bale it at the beginning of September and we were lucky enough that family and friends helped out and we got 215 bales of haylage.
  At the minute we're getting it all stock proof and as soon as thats sorted we'll be buying some ewe lambs to start us off.
 I'm sure I'll be asking lots of questions in the near future.

Sbom

  • Joined Jul 2012
  • Staffordshire
Re: Time for the real work to begin.
« Reply #1 on: October 14, 2012, 09:30:01 pm »
That sound lovely  :love:
Welcome  :wave: and enjoy your new land  :wave:

Mad Goatwoman of Madeley

  • Joined Sep 2011
  • Telford
Re: Time for the real work to begin.
« Reply #2 on: October 14, 2012, 09:56:38 pm »
Welcome  :wave: .  Sounds exciting and what a lovely area to live.  I love Derbyshire.

Mammyshaz

  • Joined Feb 2012
  • Durham
Re: Time for the real work to begin.
« Reply #3 on: October 14, 2012, 10:22:46 pm »
Hello from Durham  :wave:
Ooh an exciting time ahead. It will be interesting tom follow your progress and see piccies of your first new family members when they arrive.  :excited:

Bionic

  • Joined Dec 2010
  • Talley, Carmarthenshire
Re: Time for the real work to begin.
« Reply #4 on: October 15, 2012, 08:11:52 am »
Welcome from Carmarthenshire  :wave:  It sounds like you have yourself wll sorted  ;D
Sally
Life is like a bowl of cherries, mostly yummy but some dodgy bits

Greenerlife

  • Joined Mar 2009
  • Leafy Surrey
Re: Time for the real work to begin.
« Reply #5 on: October 15, 2012, 08:32:48 am »
Hello from down south in Surrey!  :wave:   Love Matlock - hope you are happy there.

Rosemary

  • Joined Oct 2007
  • Barry, Angus, Scotland
    • The Accidental Smallholder
Re: Time for the real work to begin.
« Reply #6 on: October 15, 2012, 09:18:09 am »
Just come back from Derbyshire  :)

Good luck with your new venture  :thumbsup:

YoungRasher

  • Joined Aug 2012
  • DERBYSHIRE
Re: Time for the real work to begin.
« Reply #7 on: October 15, 2012, 09:19:34 am »
Thanks for all the kind words. I'll keep you up to date as things progress.

Cheviot

  • Joined Sep 2012
  • Scottish Borders, north of Moffat
    • Hawkshaw Sheep yarn
Re: Time for the real work to begin.
« Reply #8 on: October 15, 2012, 12:24:14 pm »
Hi :wave:,
From the sunny  :sunshine:, again Scottish borders, well done you for getting all that haylage.
Good luck in your new venture.

Regards
Sue
Cheviot, Shetland and Hebridean sheep.

SallyintNorth

  • Joined Feb 2011
  • Cornwall
  • Rarely short of an opinion but I mean well
    • Trelay Cohousing Community
Re: Time for the real work to begin.
« Reply #9 on: October 15, 2012, 01:54:59 pm »
Congratulations (on the land and on the haylage!  :D) and welcome from north Cumbria  :wave:
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 cows (rearing their own calves for beef), pigs, sheep for meat and fleece, ducks and hens for eggs, veg and fruit growing

darkbrowneggs

  • Joined Aug 2010
    • The World is My Lobster
Re: Time for the real work to begin.
« Reply #10 on: October 15, 2012, 02:26:57 pm »
Welcome   :wave:   Hope everything goes well for you.   :D
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

YoungRasher

  • Joined Aug 2012
  • DERBYSHIRE
Re: Time for the real work to begin.
« Reply #11 on: October 15, 2012, 07:25:04 pm »
Thanks again for all your replies. I've found a few photo's on the computer, So I thought I'd share them. This was the last week in august.




hope that worked

deepinthewoods

  • Guest
Re: Time for the real work to begin.
« Reply #12 on: October 15, 2012, 07:59:01 pm »
it did!
good luck with your project. :thumbsup:

colliewoman

  • Global Moderator
  • Joined Jul 2011
  • Pilton
  • Caution! May spontaneously talk rabbits!
Re: Time for the real work to begin.
« Reply #13 on: October 15, 2012, 09:07:40 pm »
 :wave: :wave: :wave: :wave: Hello from Somerset and good luck with it all :thumbsup:
We'll turn the dust to soil,
Turn the rust of hate back into passion.
It's not water into wine
But it's here, and it's happening.
Massive,
but passive.


Bring the peace back

 

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