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    Re: Imported dairies

    Its a processor classic.
    Cut the price.
    Farmer has to keep more cows for same income.
    Oversupply of milk.
    Price stays down.
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    Re: Imported dairies

    Just save your money and buy 4 and don't add to the oversupply problem.
  3. Re: Making best use of energy heating water and central heating

    Thanks for that.
  4. Re: Making best use of energy heating water and central heating

    [QUOTE=rogerm;244023]If you want to cut cost, use 22mm polypipe, lagged & thread it through 4" ducting.
    our Biomass has expensive Rehau pipe to the houses & as an afterthought we piped to our dairy...
  5. Making best use of energy heating water and central heating

    http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/150x100q90/537/7ZNhGu.png
    Right, this is current setup for extracting hot water from the refrigerant gas pipes returning to compressors.
    Originally thinking to...
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    Re: Entry level gps

    Can currently offer Farmnavigator http://www.tractorgps.co.uk/home/farmnavigator-1
    Tractor GPS completely sold out(both versions)

    Simple, get the job done, easy to use systems.
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    Re: Tescos slashes milk price

    Wiseman losses rumoured to be around 10million first year under Muller ownership.
    Reckon there is not much money to be made just being used as a processor for a supermarket contract.
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    Re: Scottish independence

    According to VariablePitch:
    England- 2009 stations
    Scotland-654 stations
    Wales-234 stations
    N.Ireland-186 stations.

    70% of FITS for Scotland seems high for the number of stations.
  9. Thread: IMR?

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    Re: IMR?

    I`m familiar with TMR but what`s IMR??
    *** I`ve checked a couple of times to see if anybody else has asked yet??***
  10. Best/Most efficent use of wind power for heating

    Thinking ahead as to how we can cut back, or do away with altogether, our oil central heating/hot water system once we have turbine up and connected.
    2 houses + dairy hot water requirement.
    A...
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    Tractor GPS Lamma 2014

    Come and visit us on Stand 7108b Hall 7.
    We will have demonstration units across all the price ranges.

    Call for a chat, we can talk about cows, milk prices, feed prices, the weather and GPS if...
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    Re: Vitagold from Girvan.

    3rd day with now`t, seems a maintenance issue :mad:
    They hope a load will be delivered by the weekend.
    The irony is, I postponed a load last weekend to get a bit of a Christmas surplus cleared...
  13. Re: A Happy and Prosperous Year for your turbine

    The easiest solution would be for the sub 50kw turbines to be included on variablepitch.

    No manufacturer could hide the figures then, but site is key to everything also.

    Looked up a local...
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    Turbine Tragedy

    Some tragedies don't make it to our news.....
    Terrible...

    http://www.reddit.com/r/pics/comments/1q0sca/last_week_two_engineers_died_when_the_windmill/
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    Re: Northern Power 60kw

    Have you not heard of the sickness "PASS" doing the rounds of some farmers at this time of the year?

    Pre Accreditation STRESS Syndrome!
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    Re: variable pitch

    Actual monetary figures may not be accurate...check the output figures.
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    Re: cross bull

    Same reason we quit AI too, heifers from well bred stock bull milked as well as the AI bred ones, with a lot less hassle.
    But, we buy the best bred bulls we can, and most have to leave before 4yr...
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    Re: Milk Cooling

    We did find when the outside temp hit 30c back in the summer, we had more hot water than required, efficiency was suffering.
    Dumping a tank of hot water, you could watch the temperature creeping...
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    Re: Milk Cooling

    Er, I think our payback cost was 3 months!
    Take an ex household hot water cylinder, largest possible, get a coil of copper pipe same size as return gas pipe from tank to compressor. Ask your dairy...
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    Re: Vitagold from Girvan.

    Jim,
    We have moved onto it for the first time this winter for a long number of years.
    We were on LochLomond Supergrains past 8-10 years which is supposedly around 28-30%DM.
    I would say the...
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    Re: Tesco pulling contract ?

    Thinking the same....
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    Re: Tesco pulling contract ?

    But then again, it could be a clever move by MW to lure producers back to standard contract, the supermarket aligned contract not looking so attractive anymore.
    No processor likes the aligned...
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    Re: Tesco pulling contract ?

    Shouldn't be allowed to. You have to take the rough with the smooth.
    The peasants have had to do it for long enough.
    its our turn at the top, lets see them squeal now.
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    Re: ferries to and from britain

    Try Sweeny/Donegal Travel or Travel solutions.
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    Re: feeders on back of parlour walls

    We made a frame within the poured wall which held a polystyrene "block" at the approx space.
    Meant there was some leeway with positioning of pipes relative to trough.
    Polystyrene cut out with a...
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