Newly Born Piglets – Can They Go Outside?

I’ve received an email from Graham asking about putting his newly born piglets outside. “Just had a litter of pigs born will they go outside if it is muddy or shall I bring them in?” Here is my response to the question and also a response from another reader. Hi Graham, Congratulations on the birth … Read more Newly Born Piglets – Can They Go Outside?

Fodder Beet

We grow fodder beet here on the farm as a feed for the cattle. Fodder beet is a similar plant to the more commonly seen sugar beet plant.  The sugar content is lower, but the yield per acre is typically somewhat higher.  Sugar beet growers may typically expect to grow between 20 and 30 tonnes … Read more Fodder Beet

Goat Farming

Sales of goat meat have been rising quite dramatically over the past few years.  This trend seems to be related to the fact that goat meat tended to be mainly consumed by certain ethnic groups and most of the meat was from older animals (a bit like the relationship between mutton and lamb). However, in … Read more Goat Farming

Incubating, Hatching & Raising Guinea Fowl eBook Review

I am always delighted to get feedback about the products I am selling at farmingfriends, so I was thrilled to see my Incubating, Hatching & Raising Guinea Fowl Keets eBook described as comprehensive information. Sara, Here in North Carolina USA my husband and I have hatched guinea  keets with an incubator. We’ve scoured the internet … Read more Incubating, Hatching & Raising Guinea Fowl eBook Review