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  1. Thread: Lice in lambs

    by Bodger
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    Re: Lice in lambs

    Spot on pour on insecticide should do, will give cover for 4-6 weeks.
    But might be a good idea to have a word with your vet first.
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    Re: Hope for uk beef producers?

    Soon be forgotten if its cheap enough.
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    Re: NRW and forestry fencing

    Think they now take the attitude that its your responsibility to keep your livestock off their property, although I think a neighbor did get them to replace a short length a couple of years ago...
  4. Thread: Brexit reality

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    Re: Brexit reality

    "UK National Debt Surpassed 1 Trillion

    Mainstream media headlines today are focused on Britain's record national debt, which just surpassed 1 trillion, a figure that can only exponentially...
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    Re: Drilling a magnet?

    Not tried myself but herd it can be done using ceramic drill bits,
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    Re: yet another food scare

    Hmm processed meat, so is it the meat or the crap they put into it that's the real problem?
  7. Thread: #NoLambWeek

    by Bodger
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    Re: #NoLambWeek

    Ok so no lambs or very few for one week then double the numbers the following week which
    will crash the price even more, not to sure what that will achive.
  8. Thread: forage peas

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    Re: forage peas

    Somebody around here had the same problem some years ago, think they ended up using
    a old rear mounted disc mower (no conditioner) with all the guards removed.
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    Re: Cross Compliance Inspection

    [QUOTE=Bald Rick;260647]You're doomed. Doomed I say.

    They will ALWAYS find something to take at least 3% off you. For us, it was filling in a hole which they claimed was a pond ....

    Hope you...
  10. Thread: Swallows

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    Re: Swallows

    Couple of pairs been flying around the yard since last Tuesday the 15th 7.15pm to be exact, first ones brings a smile to my face every year.
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    Sheep grazing (cost per head)

    We have been offered some grazing on a dairy farm not to far away for about 300 ewes / ewe lambs
    from now to first the week of January, usual dairy farm plenty of grass, boundary fences ok with a...
  12. Thread: The Royal Welsh

    by Bodger
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    Re: The Royal Welsh

    Looks like one unpopular minister has gone but contempt and indifference to Welsh agriculture
    at the top of Welsh government remains, WHAT A BLOODY SURPRISE.
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    Re: Power Purchase Contract Renewal

    How did you get on? Got about 10 quotes (from 6 companies) over the last week. Opus will have to sharpen their pencil to keep me, but they did last year. PM if you want details as some of them are...
  14. Thread: Drains & Willow

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    Re: Drains & Willow

    Thanks for all the replies, we went with cutting the willow out then drilling holes into the stumps and filling them with roundup, time will tell if the buggers grow back.
    Most of the hedge is a...
  15. Thread: Drains & Willow

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    Drains & Willow

    We have a main drain running parallel with a hedge for about 150m although this drain is about 8m from the hedge the roots of willow which grow in the hedge keep blocking the drain (surprise...
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    Re: CSA's. Anyone got any experience?

    Renewablejohn not meaning to offend, the last paragraph was said with my very big tong in cheek (aimed more at Councillors than you).
    Been through the planning mill for four years for a 50kw...
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    Re: CSA's. Anyone got any experience?

    [QUOTE=renewablejohn;232906]Wish I had a parish councillor into community aspects. Went to one Parish Council meeting offering a pick and mix of community renewable energy options that I have...
  18. Thread: fertiliser

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    Re: fertiliser

    Have to agree with the last two posts, finally fell for the sales blurb last year(slow release, trace elements etc etc) and bought 30 tons of the stuff, and 3-4 weeks later going around the fields...
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    Re: And you think you've got wild cattle!

    Great stuff. would be fantastic to sent the farm assurance inspector out with those guys for a few days.
    And where were the double tags and passports?
  20. Re: Cattle Tags that last??? DALTON SUPERTAG? ALLFLEX ULTRA?

    [QUOTE=MF390T;229190]Hi, what tags do people find last the longest in cattle??? Had enough of DENIMEX rubbish..been using them for many years, but we've recently cut out and replaced loads with...
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    Re: Wind Turbine's and House Prices?

    I think what we all need to realize that as farmers/landowners we are now a minority in the countryside, try and build
    anything and you get the "locals" jumping up and down about how you are about...
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    Re: Get the slim fast in boys!

    As he seems to be talking about sucklers its nothing a long hard winter and plenty of straw wont sort out,
    as the good Dr himself prescribes.
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    Re: Welsh Regional Payments under CAP reform

    Hope that's correct, but the NSA weekly news letter says different. Either way many upland stock farms are going to get clobbered p very hard
    (that includes us) especially now that Tir mynydd is...
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    Re: Welsh Regional Payments under CAP reform

    [QUOTE=Bald Rick;215988]So this is what we are going to get:

    Moorland over 400m ..... Euros 20/ha

    SDA .......... Euros 200/ha

    DA & Lowland ........ Euros 240/ha
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    Re: Northern Power 60kw

    It could well be me but I thought wind turbine fit rates were not reducing until the 1st of April 2014, unless its different in other parts of the UK ?
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