1. P

    Cabin/Shepperd's Hut

    Hello Everyone, I am an architect by training, I am running a small Airbnb business. I am are looking for a small plot of rural land, 0.05-0.1 acres around the West Midlands for rental so if anyone has such a small plot and would like to be involved in a profit share please do get in touch. I...
  2. Bald Rick

    How is Brexit for you?

    No, not a political thread per se but our freedom hasn't half caused some issues ......... Just since Jan 1st on this farm: 1) Deal to send 60 pedigree heifers to N Ireland ....... no deal because there are no lairage facilities on either side of the water for a physical vet inspection prior...
  3. G

    Disposable Glove Alternatives

    Hi folks, Just heard back from APS regarding this years lambing order. Fantastic company to deal with btw, highly recommended! However, all disposable gloves are out of stock until further notice, which is understandable given the rapid increase in demand over the past year! We go through...
  4. le bon paysan

    Boris and Hancock in court?

    Boris Johnson And Matt Hancock Are Being Sued For Appointing Dido Harding To Run Test And Trace The PM and Health Secretary have been given notice of legal proceedings by the Runnymede Trust and the Good Law Project for alleged cronyism over "jobs for pals" row.
  5. M

    Buying a field for a glamping pod

    Hi all, I've lived in the country my whole life but I'm a dog walker rather than a farmer. I want to buy a plot of land in an idyllic location to have my own little piece of England but I want it to earn it's keep too. I was considering setting up a shepherds hut with a wood-fired hot tub, as...
  6. C

    Showers and toilets for temporary campsites

    Just wondering what people use for this? Want to do a campsite this year for the first time (28 day job), any tips appreciated! CB
  7. Gator

    Dog Signs

    As the title, going to get some dog signs made up, been round this morning and theres dogs all over, luckily all ewes are in but just gimmers out, some folk are fine when asked to put them on a lead but others need to meet Billy Bat :banghead: .Get the same old story of oh my dogs fine it...
  8. S

    Woodland wanted!

    Does anyone own a patch of woodlands in or around Hampshire that they’d be willing to rent? I am looking for a place to practice my bushcraft and wild camping skills! I have plenty of experience and demonstrate the “leave no trace” ethic. If you have something please drop me a text on...
  9. J

    How would you like to be approached with a business proposition?

    Good morning all and hello, this is my first post on the forum. I have joined in the hope of gaining some insight into how farmers would like to be approached for business. I don't know any personally. I have a simple business proposition: "If you turn that 4 acres of land next to the river...
  10. Mounty

    Trailer light guards

    Is there any good light guards like the cage type boxes for fitting on a low loader. Got a pair of new 4" hamburger lights on each side and they just look vulnerable.
  11. C

    Cattle and camping

    Hi TFF, Like a lot of us, looking at camping diversification this year. We can't grow much grass in summer so could take a field out of the dairy grazing platform. Here's the question... How long between taking the cattle off the field, and letting the campers in? Cheers, CB
  12. Yale

    Diesel household standby generator,recommendations?

    Thinking of maybe getting a diesel generator for use on the farm and as a backup for the house. Any to look at or avoid? Brands,engine makes etc.,better if electric start.
  13. F

    Bull Viagra

    So two youngish bulls here are getting a bit worn out, I give the lads extra cake but they’re not exactly on it! Vet says there’s no such thing as viagra for cattle, but just did a google search and it appears that the Mexicans have such a product as a chap took some for a hot date with a 30...
  14. Jpaley

    Woodland rental wanted

    Hi, I’m very keen to rent some woodland in Derbyshire or Staffordshire. I have a very busy life and really want to spend my spare time wisely. I can’t think of anything better. I’m a lover of the British countryside and I want my own private getaway to watch the seasons change. It would be...
  15. Netherfield

    WTF is matter with these people

    Dozens rescued from snowstorm with Snake Pass 'busier than bank holiday' as hundreds break Tier border Derbyshire Police say Snake Pass was busier than a summer Bank Holiday Derbyshire Police vehicles were called out to help people caught out by bad weather - despite the...
  16. le bon paysan

    UK citizens banned from January 1st
  17. YorkshireAndrew

    Farm , country jobs I’ve never done .

    I was thinking the other day about machinery I’ve not driven or tasks I’ve never done . Some examples, I’ve not driven a combine, a telescopic forklift , a JCB or similar digger or operated a tractor hedge cutter . Let’s have your never done tasks .
  18. J

    Carbon capture on grass land

    As carbon capture and foot print are the latest craze was going to incorporate this into a business plan/tender that I might be doing on a block of ground and this is something that would be on the tick list for the landlord! So if I started with four hundred acres of maize stubble that I was...
  19. historySeeker1984

    Small group of 6 metal detecting friends looking for a farm to detect for a weekend, £150 for 2 days digging :)

    No fuss, No stress! 6 mates looking for some farm fields to detect for a weekend metal detecting trip 8am to 4pm, all experienced and insured and members of an Essex metal detecting club wanting a lads camping trip away. We follow any rules set and stick to all boundaries set. We are all good...
  20. D

    Small Plots of Land Wanted - Sidmouth, Newton Poppleford and Exmouth area

    Hi, I'm looking for a 1 or 2 acre plots of land near Sidmouth, Seaton, Newton Poppleford or Exmouth areas.