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    Re: Poultry farm diversification

    I couldn't agree more, when everyone is running one way you run the other unless the house is on fire!
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    Re: Yellowhammers.

    I used to see loads of golden plovers on my winter ploughed land, it was always a rush to get the crop sown before they had their nests in the furrows. Now the land is all grass and they are nowhere...
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    sealing concret roof

    I have a small about concrete building, housing a hydro turbine, it is all mass concrete including the roof, but there are one or two small damp patches where the roof meets the wall and I would like...
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    Re: ihc 574 gearbox/hydraulic problem

    Sorry, from memory the gearbox is totally separate from the hydraulics which require HY Tran fluid. You will have a totally different filling point for the gearbox, also you will need to remove the...
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    Re: Fuel for AGA/Rayburn oil cookers

    Had the LPG AGA serviced this morning and I casually mentioned the oil problem mentioned here, well, here it is in a nutshell, the sulphur has been removed or drastically lowered in home heating oil...
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    Re: Pig Farm fire - Ontario Canada

    A number of years ago our family did a 'house swap' with people who lived in PEI, we had a fantastic time, drove across the Confederation Bridge down as a far as Maine, Campebello Island was the...
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    Re: Pig Farm fire - Ontario Canada

    This tragedy brings out peta and their sidekicks, gives them something to complain about. You seem to have had a number of fires in hog farms this past while, is there something inherently wrong in...
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    Re: Fuel for AGA/Rayburn oil cookers

    All of a sudden I am glad that I went for a LPG model over 30 years ago now. I went for that as I had an OPICO grain drier at the time. It has proved very reliable over the years although not cheap...
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    Re: Sound familiar?

    Is part of the reason for Canadian milk being so expensive in comparison not due to the exorbitant price of your artificially restricted supply management ie quotas?
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    Re: killing a standing mature tree

    Oh I know about how to encourage it to fall where I want it to, and some of it will be no problem, it's when it decides to go in an unforseen direction, an it MUST fall in this instance directly in a...
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    Re: killing a standing mature tree

    Well, the sycamore is looking decidedly ill at the moment, I think the whole thing has been a little protracted by my not drilling enough holes, they should be around 4" apart, mine were nowhere near...
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    Re: Luck money

    Bought a pair of shoes last week (English), cost 180, I said that was an awful price for a pair of shoes and it is , last ones I had were made in South America and cost about 60 less, anyway when...
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    Re: killing a standing mature tree

    I am going to block it then split it for my open fire, I have a hydro system so I will not be relying on an open fire so much. I hear what you say about wood burning being carbon neutral, I just wish...
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    Re: killing a standing mature tree

    You guys have lost the plot! I want a quick death, not a slow lingering cruel effort!! And no headaches please!:cool:
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    Re: killing a standing mature tree

    Thank you Jack. In this instance there is a building close by and a road, so no colatteral damage,hopefully!
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    killing a standing mature tree

    Does anyone have a recipe for killing a standing tree, a sycamore , so that leaves will not be a problem? A number of years ago I killed an Ash tree by drilling holes(6) around the trunk in mid...
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    Re: Diesel Quads

    I used to have a V8 Discovery, it was great at the lights, nobody expected a farmers land rover to be across the road when most were finding first gear! It did 14-15 mpg , didn't make a pick of...
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    Re: Diesel Quads

    The battery model would be no use to you at all, I always thought it would be a good job for sneaking up on foxes at night or even rabbiting.
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    Re: Diesel Quads

    What about the latest electric models? I have experience of neither but always wondered. Certainly a fiver doesn't go far in a petrol lawnmower!
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    Re: Hedge Cutter Hydraulics

    Try Jack Ballance from Glenavy, I don't know his number but he used to have a load of hydraulic components, I think he bought a job lot from the Goodyear plant all those years ago in Craigavon.
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    Re: Global Warming

    We have Narcissi in bloom, the last bloom was January this year, never had this before.
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    Re: International tractor 475

    I couldn't agree more, forget the perky. IH 674 every time!
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    Re: Brexit, yes or no?

    It was around 14 years ago we did a houseswap near St Peters Bay when I heard this tale of woe, and yes I think Idaho was mentioned.
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    Re: Brexit, yes or no?

    I remember a number of years ago talking to a farmer in PEI, and he told me that if there was a good crop of potatoes over the border, you just could not please the USDA as far as quality for export,...
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    Re: 3 barns burn - other side of the pond

    I have a newspaper cutting here somewhere relating to a court case re a hayshed fire here in 1942. I remember my Father say that the two of the bays had beans and peas, presumably cut by a binder,...
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