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Poultry and Chicken Waterer Systems – What’s the best?

Poultry and Chicken Waterer Systems – What’s the best? | Farming and the Countryside | Scoop.it
"When keeping poultry or chickens, a fresh water supply is crucial to your bird’s health. But what are your choices? Learn more with the help of our guide. In today’s tutorial we take a looking at manual poultry and chicken watering systems. And I’ll be offering some advice to help you choose the right one"
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How to Treat Liver Fluke in Sheep and Goats

How to Treat Liver Fluke in Sheep and Goats | Farming and the Countryside | Scoop.it
Is your farm and flock at risk from the killer parasite liver fluke? Learn how treat this deadly disease and avoid heavy loses with our complete guide.
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20 Vaccination Tips for Sheep, Goats, & other Small Ruminants

20 Vaccination Tips for Sheep, Goats, & other Small Ruminants | Farming and the Countryside | Scoop.it
Sheep, goat, and ruminant vaccinations. We discuss what a vaccine is, and show you 20 ways to safely handle them and increase your flock performance
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Free Farming & Homestead Calendar PC Wallpaper - January 2015

Free Farming & Homestead Calendar PC Wallpaper - January 2015 | Farming and the Countryside | Scoop.it
Every month we are giving away free PC calendar wallpaper featuring great photography shots from farms or homesteads. Download yours today - it's FREE
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Download over 50 Farm Animals Photographs for Free

Download over 50 Farm Animals Photographs for Free | Farming and the Countryside | Scoop.it
Are you looking for free farming or wildlife images for your website or blog? Then look no further. Click here to download over 50 farm pictures for free
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10 Poisonous Plants that are harmful to Horses and Ponies

10 Poisonous Plants that are harmful to Horses and Ponies | Farming and the Countryside | Scoop.it
Learn how to spot 10 of the most poisonous plants for horse and ponies. Don't let these common plants harm your horse.
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Beginners Guide to Equine First Aid & Horse Health Care

Beginners Guide to Equine First Aid & Horse Health Care | Farming and the Countryside | Scoop.it
What should you do when your horse is ill or hurt? Should you call the vets? Find out what to do in our essential guide.
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The Ultimate Guide to Raising Chickens and Hens - FarmerSpot.com

The Ultimate Guide to Raising Chickens and Hens - FarmerSpot.com | Farming and the Countryside | Scoop.it
Everything you need to know about raising Chickens and Hens. It's all covered in the our ultimate guide. Click to learn more
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"In this tutorial we will be covering the drenching (deworming) of sheep and lambs. We will cover what drenching is, types of drench, how to safely administer them, and we will cover drench resista...

"In this tutorial we will be covering the drenching (deworming) of sheep and lambs. We will cover what drenching is, types of drench, how to safely administer them, and we will cover drench resista... | Farming and the Countryside | Scoop.it
"In this tutorial we will be covering the drenching (deworming) of sheep and lambs. We will cover what drenching is, types of drench, how to safely administer them, and we will cover drench resistance in sheep."
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Farming Agriculture - Tips, Advice & Help on Pinterest

A board dedicated farming and agriculture. Whether you're a smallholder, a large landowner, or an urban farmer you'll find tips, advice and help on this board
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How to deal with a rat problem - FarmerSpot.com

Recently, rats have been making the headlines in the UK. Pest controllers have reported finding giant rats twice the size of the normal domestic rats that are usually found in the UK. Also these rats are reported to be resistant to certain types of poisons. Large or small, rats can be a problem for any farm or farmer. Most farms have plenty of food sources on them where rodents can feed; thus helping increase their numbers. So what threats do rats and rodents pose to your farm and your health. Let’s take a look.
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Pigs, Dog Food, Bees, Soil and Poultry Sexing - FarmerSpot.com

Pigs, the best dog Food, Bees Intro, Soil Live and Poultry Sexing - This weeks helpful and interesting links. Enjoy.
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Chicken Pictures : Hen Photos 2013

Here are a few chicken pictures featuring a few of the breed i keep on the farm. Im a big fan of large fowl Orpingtons in various colours, but also own a few other breeds of chicken including Light Sussex, Dorking s, and Lancashire s very own Marsh Daisy. Over the years i ve built up a collection [ ]The post Chicken Pictures : Hen Photos 2013 appeared first on FarmerSpot.com.Related posts:Keeping chickens The Ultimate Beginners GuidePreloved vs Birdtrader – Which is the best?Sheep Pictures and Sheep Photos 2013
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12 Parasite & Disease Forecasting Sites for Farmers

12 Parasite & Disease Forecasting Sites for Farmers | Farming and the Countryside | Scoop.it
How do you know what diseases and parasites are a problem for your farm this year? There are websites that can help, here's a list of 12 of them.
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How to treat Clostridial Diseases in Sheep and Goats

How to treat Clostridial Diseases in Sheep and Goats | Farming and the Countryside | Scoop.it
Q: Why should you vaccinate against clostridium diseases? Answer: it can significantly reduce flock deaths for a small cost. Click here to learn more.
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Weight Management for Horses and Ponies

Weight Management for Horses and Ponies | Farming and the Countryside | Scoop.it
Horses and ponies should have the right combination of diet, health care and regular exercise to be within their correct bodyweight range. Having a healthy equine at the correct weight, rather than overweight, will mean your horse or pony is likely to have less strain on his joints and tendons, less likely to get arthritis, and be at a lesser risk of laminitis. This is particularly important for those horses which gain weight easily – the native types, ponies and ‘good doers’. Click to learn more on my website...
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What do pigs and hogs pig eat?

What do pigs and hogs pig eat? | Farming and the Countryside | Scoop.it
Learn what to feed your pig and the differences between the many types of pig feed. Learn how save money making your own hog feeds.
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Preparing Rams and Male Sheep For Mating

Preparing Rams and Male Sheep For Mating | Farming and the Countryside | Scoop.it
In this tutorial we show you how to get your Ram into peak physical condition prior to mating - resulting in more pregnancies and better flock performance
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10 of the Best Egg Laying Chickens and Hens

10 of the Best Egg Laying Chickens and Hens | Farming and the Countryside | Scoop.it
What’s the best egg laying chicken or hen? We've scoured the web, various books and magazines and shortlisted ten of the best egg producing chicken breeds.
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Useful Farming Links and Other Helpful Sites - July Edition

Useful Farming Links and Other Helpful Sites - July Edition | Farming and the Countryside | Scoop.it
Useful Farming Links and Other Helpful Sites - July Edition
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10 Important Facts About The Cost of Horse Ownership

10 Important Facts About The Cost of Horse Ownership | Farming and the Countryside | Scoop.it
The cost of buying a horse only just begins with the initial buying price. Don't get stung by the other hidden costs without reading our helpful guide first
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Buying a Horse or a Pony - 21 Essential Buying Tips

Buying a Horse or a Pony - 21 Essential Buying Tips | Farming and the Countryside | Scoop.it
Buying a horses can be a scary task, it's easy to make misatakes. Fortunately help is at hand with our essential guide
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Beginners Guide to Rat Poisons and Rodenticides - FarmerSpot.com

Poisoning is, by far, the most efficient way of dealing with a rodent problem. However, it's not without its problems and risks. Click to learn more.
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Beginners Guide to Mothering & Fostering Lambs - FarmerSpot.com

Mothering a lamb onto a sheep, is a task that will need be performed time-to-time by any sheep breeder, or shepherd. This is the process of taking a lamb and forcing it onto a foster mother. The difficulty with this process, is convincing the foster mother to accept the lamb, and her allowing it to feed.... Click the link to learn more...
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Best of the Farming Web – 3rd March 2014 - FarmerSpot.com

Best of the Farming Web – 3rd March 2014 - This weeks post covers how to making the perfect steak, a flood case study, chicken breeds, DIY waterproof phones, the future of small farms, organic dog food, healthy horses and clickable Youtube links. Enjoy
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