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    Re: NI milk price

    Naturally! He needs help too, lots of staff to pay!
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    Re: NI milk price

    That's Christmas sorted then!



    For the meal rep, the fertiliser man, the parlour supplies place............!
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    Re: NI milk price

    Lots of bank managers might have other ideas if prices stay as they are.
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    Re: farming simulator

    We had it on the old laptop till it packed in (laptop - not the game) while the steering wheel and all look like fun they're not essential. Maybe you could encourage saving up to pay half the cost of...
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    Re: NI milk price

    Well said. ALL processors need to take heed, there is only a limited amount of time that we as dairy farmers can prop up their businesses by taking a low price. See the back pages of last week's...
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    Re: NI milk price

    Or as my father would say, half of the lies you hear aren't even true!
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    Re: Spot spraying docks and ragwort.

    And naturally I always abide by the licensing laws.
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    Re: Spot spraying docks and ragwort.

    Forefront T
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    Re: Cattle slats

    Have you seen any of either slat installed? Ask each to give you a couple of places to visit similar to your intended use. Not new, but in a few years, go and see how they wear. Are they slippy? Do...
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    Re: NI milk price

    As somebody once said, every little helps!
  11. Re: Upgrading the Bedding System in our Cubicles

    Have mattresses on over 20 years now. Get a light sprinkle of lime/sawdust mix (product called sub-lime)
    I wouldn't like your system at all.
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    Do you have mats/mattresses installed?
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    Re: NI milk price

    Maybe it's going to be 25ppl in September?
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    Re: Calf Daily Intake

    1 bag of powder will keep the calf alive. If you want it to grow during the period of best feed conversion efficiency use 2 bags.
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    Re: AI newbe

    Wait until you have a cow of your own (preferably an older one with a stronger cervix) in heat, it'll be a doddle. The difference in a cervix of a cow in heat compared to a cull cow on finishing...
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    Re: NI milk price

    Lakeland base apparently to be up to 18ppl, slight improvement but still crap.
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    I was gonna leave it hanging to let people think it was lakeland's price for July milk. ;-)
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    Re: NI milk price

    We all feel a bit like the Android in Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy, it's all a bit pointless really.
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    At least they had the decency to acknowledge the alteration in exchange rate!
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    Re: NI milk price

    It's somewhere around 21-22ppl, this was based on quite a basic set of calculations, but seems about right. What I'm certain of is that we cannot go on indefinitely receiving a price in the teens.
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    Re: NI milk price

    Roughly how does that compare to your COP? I know our price this month is 3-4 ppl below our COP, I don't know how much longer we can sustain producing milk at a loss.
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    Re: NI milk price

    Suppose I'm not far from the border.......!!
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    Re: NI milk price

    Yes
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    Re: NI milk price

    I would have thought that the shift in currency exchange should have added a half penny or more.
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