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    Re: White muscle disease in calves

    We have suffered with severe selenium deficiency here. We were injecting the cows with selenium which cured the problem but as that is no longer licensed we've swapped to cosecure boluses and so far...
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    New Zealand Romneys on hill

    Step son is wanting to start his own flock and I've said he can run them on the farm here. He's interested in NZ romneys and I have to say I know little about them .Our place is predominantly...
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    Re: Hill Ram on Lowland sheep

    I think you'd find more of a penalty with the horns at point of sale. What's your thinking by putting a hill tup over?
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    390T turo repair

    bearing is howling in the turbo on our 390T . local dealer tells me just replace it but 850 seems a bit steep. Anyone know of a firm that will repair or supplies repair parts?
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    Re: New Defender

    Before you slag off defender safety anymore read the article in the link http://www.roverparts.com/News/Archive/cliffdiver.cfm took bit of finding but I remember this happening. Yet to find a vehicle...
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    Re: New Defender

    few advocates for the Japanese trucks here but my comment is that when we are trying to persuade consumers to buy british then why the hell would you be seen in anything that 'doesn't ' have...
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    Re: Swallows

    Advance scout has arrived today others are usually close behind. Put a big smile on my face this morning:)
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    Re: Swallows

    First one appeared at parents place in SW Lancs. Keeping a sharp look out here they're usually here before lambing...one week to go
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    Re: Galloway Cattle?

    beware of belties bred by hobby farmers (as with any breed) they might not be as hardy. We are using the beef shorthorn bull on our cows as i felt i had more selection. producing some fantastic...
  10. Re: North Country Cheviot tup throwing black lambs

    If he doesn't want them i'll have them our black ones are dwindling in numbers, find them very good doers!
  11. anybody grass finishing store cattle?

    Does anyone buy and finish store cattle on an upland farm. What system do you use, when do you buy/sell them etc. What sort of margins? Any info would be a help. Cheers.
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    Re: Galloway Cattle?

    Hi there we run up to 1800 feet average 1200 feet. We are running galloways and few blue greys. Our cows are very quiet, it's down to good handling, wouldn't tolerate aggressive cows they'd be down...
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    Re: The dangers of ring feeders

    hate the damned things we roll the bales out on the hill has eradicated the losses we were getting.
  14. Re: Is it legal to film people/property & post to Youtube without their consent?

    I see where you are coming from with this , but seriously if we hide from these people we are acting as though we are in the wrong. I'm sure like most people on here i'm proud to be a farmer and not...
  15. Re: Is it legal to film people/property & post to Youtube without their consent?

    Had a look at the twitter page it would be laughable if these people weren't threatening actions to sabotage a cull which is sure to attract massive media coverage. There is one tweet quoting a...
  16. Re: Best pair of Wellies, your recommendations

    Purofort thermoplus with toecaps. Had mine 2 years and still going strong (wear them every day).
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