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    Re: Euro elections

    There will have been a significant proportion of Brexiteers who would not have been willing to vote for Nigel Farage's Brexit party:

    Either because,

    1. They don't like Nigel,

    2. While they...
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    Re: Ladybirds in March

    I once sold Ladybirds (alongwith Malting Barley) at 140/ton.
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    Re: Hill Ram on Lowland sheep

    A north country Cheviot would provide both reasonable fat lambs and replacement females from Texel x ewes.
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    Re: Tariff on NZ. Lamb.

    And we'll be able to tell them what to do with their Haka :)
  5. Re: Brexit - Will UK farmers be better or worse off?

    Anouk, I have filled in your survey, so I hope you are going to summarise your results later.
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    Re: "What cattle for out wintering??"

    https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=concrete+cows+milton+keynes&hl=en-GB&rlz=1T4MXGB_enGB547GB547&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjV3vyjqMnXAhUpB8AKHRJmCy4QsAQIOw&biw=1440&bih=698

    These...
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    Re: Looking to buy smooth slurry

    Wes should all ask ourselves ''how would Father Jack have referred to whatever delicate topic is under discussion'' and take our lead from him on how to deal with what after all is an ecumenical...
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    Re: Brexit, yes or no?

    Just as a bit of light relief, Neil Oliver, archaeologist and historian, and new chairman of the National Trust (?) has described Alex Salmond as:

    A round wrecking ball of a man - shaped only...
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    Re: Looking to buy smooth slurry

    Around here we don't use such vulgar expressions.
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    Re: Brexit, yes or no?

    Many of our exports to the rest of the world go through Rotterdam, one of the world's most important 'interchange' ports.

    Is it true that those exports are counted as, and so inflate our exports...
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    Re: BBC 2 Northern Ireland

    And what about the Roman invasion of Britain. Should we seek compensation from Italy or refuse to allow them to compete in the six nations. And ban all Gina Llollobrigida films and refuse to eat...
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    Re: Brexit, yes or no?

    I am glad that international trade is driven by experienced businessmen, and not by bitter defeatist politicians and remoaners.
  13. Re: Whats the best tup for texle and beltex cross ewe lambs?

    If you are not experienced in lambing sheep or sympathetic to their needs, you should not tup ewe lambs. It can lead to enormous welfare issues.

    But otherwise, a BFL would be a reasonable choice,...
  14. Re: Bacteria use spears to eliminate competitors

    So how many of my 40 trillion bacteria posses this lethal weapon?

    And do they need a firearm's licence?
  15. Thread: Iceland

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    Re: Iceland

    Tell us a bit more about the bus - with the Euclid Wheels :eek:

    https://postimg.org/image/ddtjdjae1/

    And is that you try to push-start it?
  16. Re: Plants love microbes - and so should farmers

    Maybe that's why farm-saved seed performs better than its bought-in parents did in their first year - it has had time to build up a microbial population
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    Re: Southern Deer Services

    So where do they get the ingredients for Badger Beer? :undecided:
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    Re: Farmers Subsidy Junkees?

    The majority of those who discredit agricultural subsidies are paid by the state and are thus 100% subsidised. :rolleyes:

    It's also a fact that the private sector pays the wages, taxes and...
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    Re: Chlorinated Chicken

    It all depends on whether or not they are going to get a very large compensation payment for each sheep killed. :undecided:

    If so, the lynx might turn out to be the best ever protected predator....
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    Re: Chlorinated Chicken

    [QUOTE=skoda;282898]Your obviously in a good position the weather the incoming storm that will hit UK agriculture . Have you got your eye on an Electric Tractor. :rolleyes:

    I'll need two electric...
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    Re: Chlorinated Chicken

    And we don't want anyone to expose the food adulteration processes which occur in the UK. :rolleyes:

    Pumped up chicken, water added to bacon etc.

    It is well established that British...
  22. Thread: Tank bunding

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    Re: Tank bunding

    And they taste terrible when you try to re-light them.
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    Re: Buying land to protect view/privacy

    Your neighbour might be a member on here :eek:
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    Re: Buying land to protect view/privacy

    There's certainly no harm in asking, and it could be a very tempting offer.

    Farmers sell plots of land for all sorts of reasons, and since the land isn't for development, I would start at between...
  25. Thread: Tank bunding

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    Re: Tank bunding

    Diesel in a frying pan or similar shallow metal container can make a useful emergency stove. The hardest bit is trying to set it alight. :undecided:

    For years, Diesel was kept in average volumes...
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