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  1. Thread: Zero grazing

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    Re: Zero grazing

    Yeh that was first week I got it 2 years ago. Been cutting longer ever since ;)
  2. Thread: Zero grazing

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    Re: Zero grazing

    I recommend a Bonino like mine :)
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    Re: Robot Milking - (All)

    Cant wait for this to arrive in the post. Best thing lely have made in along time!

    http://s11.postimg.org/ioyssnpe7/image.jpg
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    Re: Robot Milking - (All)

    Does the peracetic acid that is sprayed on the brushes not kill all bacteria?
  5. Thread: Dragon boilers

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    Re: Dragon boilers

    Burnt my first bale of straw today but boiler kept shutting down because flue temp wasn't reaching its set amount but the only thing I can do differently is open the vents that blow air down onto the...
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    Bolshaw or Nadins lime?

    Ive always used bolshaws lime on my cubicles and curently on Stalasan but it costs too much so want to get back to lime but im sick of chocking myself to death and the cows. At the livestock event I...
  7. Thread: Kuhn tub mixers

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    Re: Kuhn tub mixers

    Jim, did you go for the TMR tracker with your diet feeder. Il also be replacing my verti mix double 1400 next year but I like look of kvernelands wireless feed recording and being able to have the...
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    Where to buy an udder support

    Now and again i get cows with udders that are too low for the robots teat scanner to pick up so i thought a cow bra thing would do for couple of weeks just until swellings gone and then its usually...
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    Re: Dragon Boiler Antifreeze

    Why antifreeze? Surely the system will always be at least Luke warm at its coldest?
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    Re: Automated cattle footbaths?

    Ive got target solutions coming to see me on Friday because I believe there foot sprayers in the back of the robot is the easiest way to control digi
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    Re: Robot Milking DIY dump milk collection

    I cant believe fullwood don't supply dump buckets as standard! How do you get your clostrum?
  12. Thread: RHI

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    Re: RHI

    No never got accredited. Been running since 20th April though and still faffing around with ofgem :mad:
  13. Thread: RHI

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    Re: RHI

    Has anyone recently been accepted onto the RHI that's a business because im struggling to give Ofgem what they want at the moment. First thing I sent them was 2 council tax bills but because I said I...
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    Re: Robot Milking - (All)

    150 cows on 3 robots. Feeding 18% energy nut through the robots. They get minimum of 2kg of feed if there giving 26kg or below and they get up to 14kg if there giving 56kg or above. All summer they...
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    Re: Robot Milking - (All)

    Im having to collect to many cows at the moment and have done all summer really but not sure why. In spring I lowered M+ figure to try to persuade them to the robot for more feed but had no effect....
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    Re: Robot Milking - (All)

    Right so the scroll that finally turned up costing 2300 exc VAT had been dmaged in transit and another one will be 2 weeks coming from Belgium so my other option which im going to do unless someone...
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    Re: Robot Milking - (All)

    Apparently I cant leave this temporary compressor for too long even with a drier because its not oil free! Is yours DairyFarmer111?
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    Re: Robot Milking - (All)

    After spending 3 years reading about peoples compressor disasters, its finally happened to me! The scroll went in my atlas copco and my 150 litre 2HP farm compressor would only manage 2 robots so...
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    Re: Robotic silage pusher

    I got sick of wind blowing hatch up so I removed the sensor and stuck it to the other sensor. Mine runs every hour but it is a bit too often really, I was going to make it every other.
  20. Thread: robot scraper

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    Re: robot scraper

    I agree with the above, keep it clean and give a good route with lots of bump points and it will work a treat but if i was buying another it would be a different one i think because the other ones...
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    Re: Startvac mastitis vaccine

    Still no one using it? ive just administered the 2nd jab and although its early days my cell counts have dropped by 40,000 and not had a case of mastitis for a month so its got to be helping!
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    Re: Robot Milking - (All)

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    Re: Robot Milking - (All)

    :( so that I know whether to look into it further can you explain what it was that didn't work about it? Did it help with digi or not at all?
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    Re: Robot Milking - (All)

    DairyFarmer111 are you referring to the mat or the foot sprayer?
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    Re: Robot Milking - (All)

    yeh I like the mat but I can see it being covered in shit most of the day until you volume washed it off because I know it doesn't take long for my plastic footbath on exit to fill up. At least the...
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