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    Re: Silage additive .

    Tried most over the years.
    Cheapest option is sunshine (if available)
    Wilting to > 30% DM gets rid of effluent & gives a good chance of the right fermentatgion.

    Assuming all other rules of good...
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    Re: Election Result Predictions?

    - and I recall the punch line in the pub afterwards was "buy a saw in `74 "

    & to get back to the topic, wasn`t it 74 when we had to apply for petrol coupons as our left wing bretheren were about...
  3. Thread: Yorkshire Show

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    Re: Yorkshire Show

    The presenters seemed short of questions when they had an exhibitor in front of them
    "How pleased were you to win " seemed about their limit - FFS
  4. Thread: Yorkshire Show

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    Re: Yorkshire Show

    These TV progs which consist of showboating presenters pee me off.
    Much prefer the format of "This farming life" & "Yorkshire Vet " where real people are telling the story with a voice over filling...
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    Re: Fines for polluting the water

    https://beta.companieshouse.gov.uk/company/05150631/filing-history
    Not a pleasant read
  6. Thread: Hsbc

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    Re: Hsbc

    They all piss in the same pot !
    Natwest been OK with us. Lot depends on your local agric manager.
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    Re: Fines for polluting the water

    Farm for sale if you have a bob or 2 put by
    http://www.edwinthompson.co.uk/property/new-heaton-stickle-heaton-farms-cornhill-on-tweed-northumberland-td12-4xh-bb5291/

    Starting to look like an...
  8. Thread: Lime

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    Re: Lime

    Heard of Lime from North East England being hauled over the bridge to your part of the world
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    Re: Poultry farm diversification

    Golden rule - Do something no one else is doing

    I`m told the market is awash with free range eggs - Caused by all these sheds you are seeing
  10. Re: Well someone's got to mention this...................................

    Exactly what happened next door.
    Sunday morning, local lad was shooting pigeons on stubble - with permision.
    Someone from the posh houses 1/2 mile away heard him, rang plods.
    3 cars & helicopter...
  11. Thread: Yellowhammers.

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    Re: Yellowhammers.

    Just had a look at RSPB web page
    Lots of things blame allegedly - when did anyone last dig a hedge out etc etc
    Could find not mention of our black & white friends who clean up ground nesters & the...
  12. Thread: Yellowhammers.

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    Re: Yellowhammers.

    Maybe the RSPB should come to the North East. We often see birds they claim to be struggling breeding in abundance round here. Yellowhammers being an example

    Siskins on the bird table this week....
  13. Re: Robotic Milkers, and other Lely products, How much do they cost?

    That`s a bit blunt, though we can all think of farms where that represents an element of truth .
    It does show the importance of seeing as many folks as possible so you can draw your own conclusion....
  14. Re: Robotic Milkers, and other Lely products, How much do they cost?

    If you are thinking of robots, best get in the car & visit existing setups. Talk to the users, most tell you how it is ( preferably without the salesman slavering in your ear)

    How much any product...
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    Re: Borehole hourly,daily volumes temperature?

    Ours comes out about 8 -10 degrees. Borehole 70 m deep. Pump sits at 30m deep
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    Re: Collinson feed bin.

    Havn`t looked through the list but maybe Nafferton / Cockle Park sale
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    Re: Interest in goats milk??

    If you thinking of selling your own raw goats milk the 1st port of call is your local council envirenmental health office. They will be happy to line up the hoops for you to jump through.

    I have...
  18. Re: Energy saving for dairy farm? Over 100 livestock.

    What sort of building are you think of using that on ? Can not see foamspraying a farm shed roof is going to do much good

    On a dairy farm main energy uses a milk cooling and water heating...
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    Re: Countryfile wins international award.....

    Tonight they actually suggested that protected species may, at some point need to be controlled.(Otters Badgers) An outbreak of common sense ?
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    Re: FARMING WITHOUT SUBSIDIES

    His SFP is 200,000
    So without SFP his trading margin would be minus 230,000
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    Re: FARMING WITHOUT SUBSIDIES

    Not just small guys.
    Talking to a bloke today, said he had just done budget for coming year, came out at minus 30,000. Take out SFP - minus 230,000. ouch
  22. Re: Tesco Switch 200m litres of milk supply from Arla to Muller.

    :D:D
    You don`t have to look far to find blokes like that these days !
  23. Thread: Flockstars

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    Re: Flockstars

    That is Emma Grey, has a hill farm in mid Nothumberland
    http://www.emmagrayshepherdess.co.uk/

    Seems a favourite of Tv companies
  24. Thread: Dairy protests

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    Re: Dairy protests

    Then stay at home and cut production by 15%

    The only thing that will waken the market is half empty tankers
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    Re: What Future for family dairy farm ?

    We took the decision a few months ago to sell some cows (when they were still a good trade) and further develop our other outlet for milk.
    Result is we have very little milk at B price.
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