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Small holding?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by lemoniee, Oct 6, 2009.

  1. lemoniee

    lemoniee Out Of The Brooder

    Jul 9, 2009
    Hi all,

    What is the deffinition of a small holding? ive got 10 ducks and 13 chickens at the mo.
  2. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

    Apr 15, 2009
  3. SimplyForties

    SimplyForties Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 4, 2009
    Carroll County, Va
    It sounds like you are looking for a legal definition. Is there a tax, homesteading or # of animals issue that you're trying to figure out? If that's the case, it's going to differ from place to place and I'm not sure anyone is going to be able to answer that for you unless they live in the same community.

    Can you give us a little more information?
  4. lemoniee

    lemoniee Out Of The Brooder

    Jul 9, 2009
    Im not really looking for the definition for any reason in particular, just that i heard it on Countryfile and wondered what it meant, ive got chickens and ducks but dont have it as a business just sell the eggs to friends and use them ourselves.
  5. cybercat

    cybercat Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 22, 2007
    Greeneville, Tn
    It is a term that is used outside of the USA. I know here in my state the same thing is refered too as hobby farm. One can take right offs based on it also. Basicly what it means is that you grow your own food and might sell either veggis or animals but it is not your sole income.
  6. Country Heart

    Country Heart City Girl With A

    Quote:Interesting. This is a new term for me - thanks for the education.

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