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    Re: Sheep keeping advice

    Most Sheep n the UK are only sheared once ideally around start of main fly season (June?)
    If it's a very woolly breed and only one or two you probably aren't doing any harm shearing a second time...
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    Re: Claas Senator 60 combine

    Having only recently sold ours after some 30 years (on 45 year old machine!) it's very familiar under there, but I wouldn't tackle it myself.
    Those main bearings on that shaft want grease every...
  3. Thread: HayBob

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    Re: HayBob

    Everything about the 300 is beefed up a bit especially that problem headstock cracking area and the wheels/tyres.
    For a smaller area the smaller version would probably be OK, it will be annoying if...
  4. Thread: Fences

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    Re: Fences

    The post driver is most versatile and they can bash in strainers as a rule, which surprised me.
    Even ground with stones and roots they will usually go in with perhaps minor relocation
    Your tractor...
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    Re: Adverts appearing in posts

    I'm only seeing ads at the top and bottom they are selected by google and probably show something you searched for or already bought :rolleyes: because google knows everything :D
    That's with chrome...
  6. Thread: Jack caley

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    Re: Jack caley

    We have *known* Jack here and on FWi before for many years now - he is like a favourite Uncle always has some wise and thoughtful insight.
  7. Thread: end of red diesel

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    Re: end of red diesel

    It sounds like those who didn't panic buy over the past week or so may get a good deal over the next few weeks due to the substantial fall in oil prices anyway.
  8. Thread: end of red diesel

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    Re: end of red diesel

    WHat else is actually the same stuff then, I though there was more sulphur in it than is allowed in green partly as a way to get rid of it.
    Anyway he's on now will soon know :rolleyes:
  9. Thread: end of red diesel

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    Re: end of red diesel

    If they do make a change it seems unlikely to start immediately, what would they do with the red stock at refineries and depots.
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    Re: Info on the zetor UR1 7 series

    They seem to be getting popular for pulling fishing cobles out of the sea locally which says something since they live on the high tide mark in constant sea spray.
    The tinwork is a sight to behold...
  11. Thread: end of red diesel

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    Re: end of red diesel

    If it does change there will still be an agricultural rebate you will reclaim it quarterly rather like VAT
    A similar system is used in various EU countries.
    It sounds like it would be difficult for...
  12. Thread: Free at last

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    Re: Free at last

    Last time I went past one of the sites nothing seemed to be happening but there were a lot of vehicles there.
    Usually there have been yellow hi-viz climbing about all over.
    It was possibly too...
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    Re: Calves with contracted tendons, front feet.

    We've always mainly blamed a large calf being cramped the last few weeks, you do seem to get periods with several coming out like it then the problem 'goes away' which doesn't sound like genetics -...
  14. Thread: Lamb Paralysed?

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    Re: Lamb Paralysed?

    I'd also suspect an accident of some kind if it came on overnight as it were.
    Swayback can be barely detectable at first but affect them more after a few weeks, the onset is more gradual though....
  15. Thread: What3words

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    Re: What3words

    It would certainly help couriers but I haven't seen it integrated into sat nav - style app yet? Locally our postcode is centred on a house in the valley bottom, a farm the other side you have to go...
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    Re: Chinese Inverter welders

    Banggood are a big concern and have been on the go a while, they have a EU warehouse so some things can come in less than a week.
    That took about three weeks to come from CN depot and items might...
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    Chinese Inverter welders

    How can they send a functional and in fact quite decent welder to Europe for about 40.
    I bought an 80 one from Banggood a couple of months ago and it's been brilliant, builder friend has borrowed...
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    Re: A gem from our local police ....

    Here we are mostly dealing with yee owws
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    Re: Election Result Predictions?

    Then there was "keep them alive in 75".

    Round here there's plenty of recent largely failed planting schemes which are now a ragwort, thistle and bramble bush wasteland littered with plastic tubes....
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    Re: Election Result Predictions?

    Where does this idea that Boris wants 'no deals' come from.
    Of course agreements will be made but hopefully much better than the so-called deal almost passed earlier.
    At the moment both sides seem...
  21. Thread: Boris

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    Re: Boris

    There always was pressure to vote along the party line, especially when the majority was slim to non-existent - and the vote was seen as crucially important.
    Most voters vote on party lines rightly...
  22. Thread: Boris

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    Re: Boris

    I suspect like Trump these conveniently timed allegations only make him more popular as it's obvious what's going on.
    How long ago was he Mayor anyway, they just happened to notice this :D
  23. Thread: Boris

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    Re: Boris

    And yet at the previous hearing the judges all found in his favour, of course they did invent new laws to stitch him up in the meantime.
    It's awful when that happens.
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    Re: Boris

    I don't recall much fuss when snarling McDonnell suggested lynching a female Tory MP
    Why was Jo Cox even brought into the debate by a Labour MP, I thought they were desperate to engage in...
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    Re: York potash project

    There is a lot of activity round the main site and the (halfway along) tunnel construction shaft.
    But still just glorified holes, I'm about 50/50 on at least temporary stop on activity.
    So far...
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