After some advice.
Employer has a heard of Angus berg cattle. And there are some options to cycle the heard which would allow other grazing options for other livestock.
What would be a good start. I have the option to do something myself within this setup. After some realistic ideas of what...
Hi I’m looking for work in or commutable from Sutton Coldfield Birmingham.
Have some dairy experience. But willing to give anything ago. Hard worker and fast learner.
Please get in touch. Many thanks
And I’m 32 trying to find a way into working with livestock properly.
I see these coupes and know they used to sell some eggs from the doorstep until gamers wife didn’t want the hassle anymore. So now they just sit empty. And I’m still looking for the full time farm work life
Thanks for this. Quite interesting. Unless it’s from the doorstep I imagine marketing for markets and such is quite important. And that large hobbiests and small producers are at loggerheads with trying to get them sold.
These coups arnt a hobby unit they are large. Could possible even hold 30hens each (a rough guess)
I know it’s all about can you sell what they lay and even does it equate to worth while as an enterprise. Was just after an idea of realistic expectations
They are actually someone who employees to milk at weekends. And I looking for a way in permanently. So was thinking about these large coops they have 3 of them. They used to have hens and sold eggs locally. But didn’t keep up with it so they got rid of the hens. Was hoping there was a way I...
Thanks for the response. I did think 10 was going to be a few to many to be honest so thanks.
So interbreed groups work ok/well?
It’s not about being prolific layers although that is the whole idea of me getting them it’s more of my first attempt to start the ‘good life’ [emoji849]
Hi, I am looking at getting a few laying hens 4 - 10 for my own use and family and friends.
I was wondering on thoughts of what are the best breeds for decent egg laying but also friendly enough for my young kids to interact with a little.
Do they get on with mix breeds sharing or is it best...
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Hard working 32 year old looking for full time employment in livestock preferably.
I have a little dairy experience for which I can get a reference. Including milking in a herringbone parlour. Scrapping out by hand and with tractor. Moving cattle around. Feeding...