Bad experience with agistment

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Hi Kaz,

Thanks for taking the time to post and for sharing your experience.

Your story is not uncommon (particularly with absentee owners) and outlines the importance of having a formal agistment/lease agreement in place which clearly describes who is responsible for fence repairs, livestock that escape, fertiliser replacement, standards for grazing (rotational or set stocked) and the maintenance of minimum pasture lengths.

There some simple agistment forms available on-line or you could have your own solicitor draft the agreement.

Regards,
Charlie

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