Category: Smallholding

  • Bottle feeding….a piglet!

    Bottle feeding….a piglet!

    Meet crumble. He is 2 and a half weeks old. He was feeding along with the rest of the litter but we felt he was not doing very well, so we watched and worked out that he had managed to choose a teat that was no longer working, and so he was not getting any…

  • The importance of earnest smallholder

    The importance of earnest smallholder

    Somewhere between a full time farmer with lots of land and a backyard poultry keeper lies the mysterious breed known as “Smallholders”. We are part of the team behind the Scottish Smallholder Festival, and when the team were trying to write the business plan for the event, we defined a smallholder as: “typically having less…