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My Outpost Hen House & Calf Shelter

My Outpost Hen House & Calf Shelter

16 February 2020 | Outpost News, Livestock farming

We love hearing from our customers and what they’ve done with their Outpost buildings. For our latest blog, we spoke to a family from down South to find out about their experiences putting together a hen house and calf shelter. Here’s what she had to say…

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Interesting facts about Alpacas

Interesting facts about Alpacas

19 February 2019 | Livestock farming

Alpacas don’t bite or butt and are free of sharp teeth, horns, hooves and claws. They make great lawnmowers because instead of pulling grass out by the root, they nibble off the top of the plant.

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How to care for pigs

How to care for pigs

25 January 2019 | Livestock farming

If you’re thinking of getting some pigs for your lifestyle block here’s a guide on what pigs need to be happy & healthy.

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How much water do my animals need?

How much water do my animals need?

5 December 2018 | Livestock farming

Like with humans, water is the most important requirement for your livestock. But how much can you expect each animal to consume? A number of factors can affect your livestock’s water consumption, including temperature, diet, pregnancy and animal weight.

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Tips for Calf Rearing

Tips for Calf Rearing

6 June 2018 | Livestock farming

Rearing calves is a great way to make a bit of money on your lifestyle block or farm. In this blog we talk about how to select good calves, tips for feeding calves, shelter for calves and how to check the health of your calves.

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