Cheshire Smallholders Association

Useful websites


Breeds and livestock

Farm North West Advice and support for livestock farmers. Covers Diary, Beef, Sheep, Pigs and Poultry.

Rare Breeds Survival Trust www.rbst.org.uk

Kune Kune Pigs www.britishkunekunesociety.org.uk

National Sheep Association www.nationalsheep.org.uk

Finnington Rare Breeds www.finnington.co.uk

Lincoln Longwool Breeders Association www.lincolnlongwools.co.uk


Shetland Cattle Breeders Association www.shetlandcattle.org.uk

Bev's Rare Breed Poultry www.rarebreedpoultry.webs.com

Springhill Poultry and Waterfowl www.springhillpoultryandwaterfowl.co.uk

Cheshire Poultry of Tarporley www.cheshirepoultrytarporley.co.uk

Magazines and books


Country Smallholding www.countrysmallholding.com 

Smallholder www.smallholder.co.uk

Farmers' Guardian for farming news and adverts

Home Farmer Magazine for smallholders


Auctioneers


Wright Marshall www.wrightmarshall.co.uk/auctioneers


Web forums

forum.downsizer.net


Animal Welfare

Warmwell An informative site with updates on animal disease in the UK and Europe. 

Rose Cottage Vet Centre

Willows Farm Vets


Standards and Advice

DEFRA  www.defra.gov.uk

Cheshire Councils - Trading standards, farming related information -

Cheshire East


Cheshire West

Environment Agency - Waste Disposal regulation and much more

www.environment-agency.gov.uk/business/

www.environment-agency.gov.uk


CAP reform www.gov.uk/cap-reform

Feed

Allen & Page www.smallholderfeed.co.uk

HJ Lea Oakes www.hjlea.com

Massey Feeds www.masseyfeeds.co.uk

Rumenco www.rumenco.co.uk

General Interest


BBC Farming Today

North Cheshire Guild of Spinners, Weavers and Dyers

BBC Archers