Ever tried to blow-dry a chicken? Nope, nor me. But that would never discourage my wife Linda if she thinks it’s going to help…
Alpacas are comparatively inexpensive to keep, and you don’t need huge tracts of land for them
Autumn in the polytunnel is a time for planting for the winter and hungry gap, as well as for harvesting melons and other autumnal treats.
Keeping pigs is a popular option for homesteaders who want to produce their own meat.
Introducing chickens – your own eggs, so full of flavour neighbours will be queuing up for them.