Livestock finance

Spuddler

Member
Livestock Farmer
Location
Summer set
Looking into livestock finance to speed up expanding my flock. Am I mad to even think about this or is it quite common? Feel like it might be a “he who dares wins” time.
But who knows what’s round the corner.
 

neilo

Member
Mixed Farmer
Location
Montgomeryshire
Plenty expand their flocks using overdrafts or the Bounce Back Loan, both of which are a source of finance.

If you can make the repayments work then why not? What sort of interest rates are there on ‘livestock finance’, I would imagine quite high?
 

Al R

Member
Livestock Farmer
Location
West Wales
I see the market report in paper breeding ewes making £200 that would be enough for me to enquire about driving a delivery van for Morrison or DPD but don't let that put you off if you want to do it go and do it
Well you go do that then 👍🏻

Those who dare wins, or you’ve got to be in it to win it both appeal. There are some options available between different groups/slaughterhouses/ dealers etc etc…
 

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HSENI names new farm safety champions

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Written by William Kellett from Agriland

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The Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland (HSENI) alongside the Farm Safety Partnership (FSP), has named new farm safety champions and commended the outstanding work on farm safety that has been carried out in the farming community in the last 20 years.

Two of these champions are Malcom Downey, retired principal inspector for the Agri/Food team in HSENI and Harry Sinclair, current chair of the Farm Safety Partnership and former president of the Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU).

Improving farm safety is the key aim of HSENI’s and the FSP’s work and...
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