Introduction to Crofting & Smallholding

Do you:

  • want to progress your dream of crofting or smallholding towards a reality?
  • want to know more about crofting or smallholding before taking the plunge?
  • currently participate in crofting or smallholding but feel a little out of your depth?

Course content:
On this day course we intend to show what crofting & smallholding is really all about. Give you hands-on experience and answer your questions so you can start to become familiar with the realities of smallholding and feel confident about pursuing the smallholding dream.

Our knowledge and experience covers cattle, pigs, sheep and chickens as well as how to deal with the paperwork.

What do you want out of your croft/smallholding and what do you want out of your day with us?

Setting-up a croft/smallholding. rules and regulations.

Tools and equipment. Hand tools, tractors and trailers. Fencing and grassland management.

Pigs. Meet our pigs. Learn about buying, housing, feeding, handling and breeding.

Sheep: Meet our sheep. Learn about buying, housing, feeding, handling and breeding.

Chickens: Meet our chickens: Learn about buying, housing, feeding, handling and breeding.

August 11 @ 09:00
9:00 am — 5:00 pm (8h)

Lochview Farm

Dan Sutherland

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