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Sheep Care Guide

Sheep Care Guide

Sheep need regular supervision. You will need enough time to care from them all year round and a willing and able person to look after them in your absence. Preventative care is essential; learn to administer vaccinations, give wormers, trim feet and dag (remove soiled fleece from around the anus) Do not be tempted to…

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Cattle Care Guide

Cattle Care Guide

Cattle need regular supervision. Milking cows will need milking twice a day at regular times every day, plus 24 hour attention at calving. You will need enough time to care for them all year round and a willing and able person to look after them in your absence. Preventative care is essential – learn how…

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Goat Care Guide

Goat Care Guide

Goats need a regular routine and attention. Good quality feed and shelter are essential. Goats require year-round care so you need sufficient time and knowledge to look after them. If you go away, be sure that the person you leave in charge knows what they are doing. Goats and goats’ milk are covered by a…

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Pig Care Guide

Feed for weaners

Pigs need regular supervision. You will need enough time to care for them all year round and a willing and able person to look after them in your absence. Preventative care is essential – learn how to spot signs of illness, and administer vaccinations and give wormers. Know when to call the vet. Think carefully…

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Poultry Care Guide

Poultry Care Guide

Poultry need daily care. If you are not able to provide this you must arrange for someone with sufficient knowledge to do so in your absence. You must pay particular attention to providing poultry with clean water, sufficient food, and shutting them away at night, safe from predators. You do not need a cockerel for…

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