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    Re: Floor surface for new lambing shed

    Have you heard of soil stabilisation. Machine chews up whatever service you currently have, mixes that with cement powder, adds water, levels to slope how you want, rolls and leaves to go solid. Do...
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    Stolen Gold Disco H686JJT

    Just in case anyone has any information. Gold Land Rover Discovery gold Discovery 1 (Number plate:H686 JJT) was stolen from Chiddingstone Causeway, Kent. Surrounding area...
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    Re: RPA - BPS Registration

    First of tried to register through the Government verify system and having filled in details of my passport discovered I could not get any further without photo-driving licence. Called the helpline...
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    The killing fields?

    This should wind the industry up:
    http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/nov/29/animal-rights-group-sounds-alarm-over-40m-farm-deaths
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    Re: Coca-Cola to release its own brand of expensive milk

    I seem to remember they tried producing water in the early 2000s and that bombed.
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    Danger of Farm practice survey

    Just had a Defra survey about farm practices. Partly about single farm payment and changes and checking on biosecurity practices. Began to wonder if it would be used to avoid compensating for disease...
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    Re: Your views on RSPCA

    Sorry the link should be:
    https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/2ZXYD67
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    Your views on RSPCA

    Surveys are only as useful as the questions asked, the way they are asked and who responds. It may be worth contributing just to stop the vegans making a meal of it:...
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    Re: Taking over the RSPCA

    If you are wondering how policy in the RSPCA is going to be manipulated try reading this:
    http://www.animals24-7.org/2014/06/05/did-holocaust-comparison-cost-vegan-her-rspca-ruling-council-seat/
  10. Thread: Dirty old man

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    Failure of justice

    A Cornish farming family has had their life destroyed by the failure of justice over eight years to deal with this man with a fetish for slurry:
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-cornwall-27643702
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    Re: Missing lamb, how do i report it

    Almost there; once everything has electronic ear tags and ministry knows which tags you have and the numbers. Good thing is it will take forensic accountants to tally it all together, unless the...
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    Re: Tracking dodgy emails

    I normally use Explorer, but Firefox is there as well. Someone once said there was http://whois.domaintools.com/ but that would seem to be too simple. It sounds as though if I hired a teenage geek to...
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    Tracking dodgy emails

    Having just read the post about ebay scammers, does anyone have a peasants guide of how to track dodgy emails; real identities or internet sources?
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    Re: Tubing Lambs, use the plunger or not?

    Syringe is a waste of time and no real control compared to the bottle. Strangely one of the old bottles works much better as a bit of pressure lets a bit of air in after you have squeezed liquid so...
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    Is Easter lamb British in shops?

    Supermarkets pay lip service to stocking British meat, but how much shelf space is being given to Kiwi special offers? Have your say when shopping.
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    Re: fostering pen duration

    Depends on the ewe. One took lamb off ewe without milk by just penning them together as she was a lamb stealer after losing hers. Another that had a dead big single took a set of twins (ewe with dud...
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    Re: tractor insurance

    Mole Valley Farmers are moving into insurance which could give some competition. I am on the point of moving away from NFU as they have ceased to be competitive. It seems to go in cycles as they...
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    Re: Grass Seed Recommendations...

    there used to be a mix called Cockle Park, out of Newcastle University research I presume, and I presume the commercial and modern pressures have revised this.
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    Re: Grass Seed Recommendations...

    I have been wondering about the mixes for different areas and soils. We used a long term mix from Moleys some years back, although we are in South East, and it did well. But it has been mentioned...
  20. Thread: Princess Anne

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    Re: Princess Anne

    What is the matter with this country. Gassing always was the answer to a proper cull in selected areas. No matter what the RSPCA and the bunny huggers say the aim is eradication of animals in...
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    Re: What else in Sahara dust?

    You trying to give me the hump?
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    Re: What else in Sahara dust?

    Blue tongue wafted in from France; schmallenberg blew in from Germany. If they can get here what else can? African horse sickness? Most of the politicians seem to be rabid so that has got through or...
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    What else in Sahara dust?

    So Sahara dust and pollution from Europe is wafting over the country. What diseases will be coming with that, and which smart-arsed scientists are going to warn us in advance, instead of advising...
  24. Thread: very ill lamb

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    Re: very ill lamb

    I put my money on e-coli infection. I do not think you get the watery mouth in the older lambs but outcome is the same.
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    Farming wrong on Somerset levels

    Has farming got it wrong on the Levels? Germaine Greer thinks so:
    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/flooding/10727007/Somerset-floods-Lessons-to-be-learnt-from-the-Levels.html
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