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  1. Re: To creep or not to creep..... that is my question

    Jack,
    weve used a local bloke with a lorry mounted Miller, moons ago when I worked on a dairy farm "his" dad was doing it, used to have a Detroit 2stroke diesel on the wagon to power the mill, that...
  2. Re: To creep or not to creep..... that is my question

    when we were into the sheep, (they departed these pastures 4 year ago,) all our lambs were finished on creep, they would get a start on MVF creep pellets then be switched over to " mill n mix " the...
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    Re: Can anyone tell me what this is?

    judging by the green paint and the black name plate I'd say it's ex mod, looks like a refuelling probe from a hesh set to me, or it might be from a water pumping u it, are there any giant rubber...
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    Re: Telehandler contract hire or buy?

    I take it you are keeping your old one for back up then ?? If it's going to b front line then contract hire would be the way ahead,, will it be in constant use each day IE feeding NB cattle,,or...
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    Re: Massey (Lely) round baler or McHale

    Only ever used a NH round baler meself and that was a roller more than few years ago,
    All the contractors round here use Mc hale round balers and wrappers, I suppose they use them for a reason ??...
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    Re: Grimme Variant

    You could try Steve thorley potatoe equipment, he's near Kings Lynn, ( I think) they have a web site, he'll have all manner of machines in his yard, if he doesn't have one he will know for one,
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    Re: New Holland T7 puh

    Is it "banging "when the hitch comes into contact with the base of the catch hooks ?? Sounds like they have gone over centre, have you adjusted the cable , our TM 140 does it, I just make sure I...
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    Re: Kidd straw chopper

    They chuck em out the chute at fairly reasonable velocity,,, , we try not to bed o er heads of cattle,, if you know you have a few bales from a stoney field, try and use em in empty sheds,,
  9. Thread: Digestate

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    Re: Digestate

    That would be the million dollar question,,it certainly made the difference in yeild In that field,, would it have made the difference in a normal year??? We shall have to see next year, ;(assuming...
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    Re: Kidd straw chopper

    Mmm never used a 4040' we had Kuhn Primor which we've converted to a trailed one, run it usually on a TM 140 (overkill) or a international 865xl, that drives it aqequatly , used to be run on a MF...
  11. Thread: Digestate

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    Re: Digestate

    Is digestate organic then "? Not being clever just asking :undecided:
  12. Thread: Digestate

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    Re: Digestate

    Im not an agronomist,,,, ;), but no I don't think so, it is in essence one field it's all what they petherton sand, IE it's boys land great for growing spuds,, you only got to look at it to get a...
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    Re: Kidd straw chopper

    IMHO Any straw chopper is better than no straw chopper, the money you'll save on bedding and labour will pay for the machine,, you only need buy it once,
  14. Thread: Digestate

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    Re: Digestate

    we had digestate (liquid) injected onto some land destined for spuds in the spring, in a direct comparison it was a 38 AC field split almost in half, one half received it (the digestate ) one half...
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    Re: Used tractor advice

    Mmmm a TM 175 or T7030 7040 I'm biased as I like TM range,,
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    Re: Case IH 1056xl tractor need some help

    Im sure your English is better than my Latvian,,,,

    get et on the wonder web and type in Kingston tractors, chard Somerset, they are sellers and breakers off all things case IH, they will have or...
  17. Thread: Sumo trio

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    Re: Sumo trio

    E

    How many ponies would your 7618 have ?
    We have a 2.5m trio and mainly use it on T6070, or now on a T6.180. They would be 150 ish boosted to 170''' the old girl will drag it on when you have...
  18. Re: Alternative feed to Combat winter feed bills?

    Mmm maybe a bit of fodder beet if there's any lifted early near you, :undecided:
  19. Thread: FQAS

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    Re: FQAS

    You have sent a copy of your PA certain, I wold take a picture of the manufactures plate on the weed wiper it should show when it's made ?? As you are a proper contractor o have the correct paper...
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    Re: Claas Loadall Bucket Wont Tip Or Crowd

    Sorry to hear that pete, hope it wasn't some never do wells up to no good with matches, no hurt I trust
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    Re: Claas Loadall Bucket Wont Tip Or Crowd

    Some where on the crowd/tip valves will be a pressure release valve thing, it's either blown or buggered ( IMO) happened on our JCB load all on the silage pit, operator was giving it too much gyp ,, ...
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    Re: Arc welding cast ?

    Our man Flint welded some cast sprockets on our separator back a long, he put a vee in it, he obviously had cast rods, he said he had the the welder on 125-130, and welded "slower" than he normally...
  23. Thread: Rain Gun

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    Re: Rain Gun

    You could try steve thorley potato equipment , they have a website, the yard is Boston - kings Lynn way, if they don't have one they would probably find you one, or you could try OCMIS irrigation,...
  24. Re: any body know where i can get a front windscreen for a 574 / 674

    you could try Kingston tractors near Chard Somerset, they break and sell all things IH always an ad in classic tractor, you'll soon find em on the web,
  25. Thread: Silage price

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    Re: Silage price

    If you have a local ish auctioneer speak to their ag department, they give you a rough idea of what it is worth, or should be able to at least
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