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11 years 5 months ago #25950 by nickyt26
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Hi everyone
my name is nic i have just joined lifestyle block today.

I have a very high interest in animals particulary poultry and cattle. my fiancee and i have just purchased a 16 acre farm let in south canterbury and are now looking to get some animals on the place to start making some money off the land. look forward to talking to you all and learning new things as we go

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11 years 5 months ago #361777 by Isla
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Hi Nic, welcome. Cattle and poultry are particular favourites here!

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11 years 5 months ago #361791 by Mich
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And we look forward to talking with you, too, Nic. I always enjoy hearing about how people develop their land. Welcome to the site :-)
Cheers, Mich.

Good exercise for the heart is to bend down and help someone up. Anon.

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11 years 5 months ago #361792 by Sue
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Hi Nic and welcome from me too. Moos and clucks are just up my alley too! ;-)

Sue
Labrador lover for yonks, breeder of pedigree Murray Grey cattle for almost as long, and passionate poultry person for more years than I care to count.

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11 years 5 months ago #361862 by sod
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Hi and welcome Nic well you uesd the right words there But as for making money hope you can so you can teach me how :D :D

Having time is a measure of enthusiasm:rolleyes:

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11 years 5 months ago #361925 by LongRidge
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sod, you should know by now that you can make a small fortune off a Life Sentence Block .....

.... but you have to start with a big fortune .....

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11 years 5 months ago #361929 by eelcat
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"sod, you should know by now that you can make a small fortune off a Life Sentence Block .....

.... but you have to start with a big fortune ....." Maybe this comment should be linked to the other posting about natural Risks on an LSB :D

1 Border collie, 1 Huntaway, 2 Lhasa Apsos, Suffolk and arapawa ewe crosses, an Arapawa ram,an East Friesian ewe , 5 cats, 42 ducks , 1 rooster and 30 hens, 5 geese, 12 goats, 2 donkeys, 2 house cows, one heifer calf, one bull calf, 3 rabbits and lots and lots and lots of fruit trees...

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11 years 5 months ago #361989 by sod
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Thanks you two I had forgotten maybe that was the problem didn't get the big one first :D :D I got it back to front again

Having time is a measure of enthusiasm:rolleyes:

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11 years 5 months ago #362031 by BHGS
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Hi Nic and welcome. I'm pretty new on here too. People are very helpful with answering newbie queries. So ask away, and someone is sure to be able to help you out.

Cheers
Hilary,
Just me, partner and son, suburban backyard chooks (3), cats (2) veggies (variable) and weeds (eternally thriving)[:p]

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11 years 5 months ago #362048 by nickyt26
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sod;352691 wrote: Hi and welcome Nic well you uesd the right words there But as for making money hope you can so you can teach me how :D :D


TWO WORDS DAIRY GRAZING

if the turn around on your paddocks is quick ie grass growth comes away good there is no reason why grazing 50 heifers on a 16acre block can not bring you in money. you just gotta know what your doing and do it right :)

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