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    Re: That's not my cattle on my land!

    Not with a bargepole - life is too short for that nonsense - settlement on vacant possession or not at all

    Cheers
    mac
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    Re: Escapee........keep your eyes open

    An accidental knock on or accidental offsise is penalised by a scrum with the opposition getting the put-in.

    Deliberate knock on or deliberate offside are as far as I can see foul play as defined...
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    Re: Right of Way by Prescription

    Does the track you refer to lead to any other part of your property? If there is a gateway onto the track (assuming it has been there for a good while) it would seem difficult for anyone to argue...
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    Sheep and Glyphosate

    We are in the process of establishing some new grass - ploughed last year and a crop of rape and stubble turnips grown and just sprayed regrowth with glyphosate, I seem to recall reading on here that...
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    Ruralpayments.org

    Trying to register with ruralpayments.org but keep getting a timeout message - anyone else in scotland successful or not at getting onto this site?

    TIA
    mac
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    Re: Sheep lice/scan

    Don't just do the lambs - do every sheep on the place and all the same day if possible, also once treated move them to a pasture which has not had sheep for at least 17 days

    Cheers
    mac
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    Re: hypothetical question on debt

    A search on Google obtains the following from Citizens Advice website:-

    Debts
    Living togetherNeither partner is liable for the otherís debts unless one acted as a guarantor for the other or...
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    Re: sheep footbathing

    Another vote for Zinc sulphate - although we have never tried the formalin (mrs is asthmatic so decided to give that a miss) - mind you since we started vaccinating for footrot we have not used the...
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    Re: Breeding yearling heifers

    Yes - very much so

    Cheers
    mac
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    Re: Seedling Docks

    Ok what should we use to spray off an old ley with old dockens?
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    Re: Getting Shed Bases Laid Out Square

    The spot on method is to use two tape measures - measure one side and one diagonal at the same time - repeat for other side and diagonal - job done
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    Re: A CAUTIONARY TALE

    I did not for one second mean to suggest that the Op should give in - what I was trying to highlight was that irrespective of evidence once the Fiscal decides to bring charges they will normally...
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    Re: A CAUTIONARY TALE

    Hmm - I am going to stick my neck out and offer a prophecy -

    Shortly (and I mean minutes) before your case goes to trial you will be offered deal of the "plead guilty and agree to be bound over"...
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    Re: dependant scotland

    Decommissioning is, was and always has been the responsibility of the installer - which is not the government, nor the taxpayer, decommissioning is an ongoing process on expired infrastructure at...
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    Re: Carrying a lock knife

    I believe you would - if memory serves correct you cannot have such a knife in public without good reason - so if you are on your way to or from somewhere where you expected to need the knife you...
  16. Re: When Shold You Use The 1000RPM Setting On The PTO?

    I may be misunderstanding but I thought the idea was to reduce the engine revs and keep the PTO at 540 - we certainly do it like that when running a timber crane - pump wants 540 but the engine load...
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    Re: Log burner

    My suggestion would be to stop cleaning the glass - it is a waste of time. Light your fire and get it going, at some stage of the day or evening open it up fully and let it burn good and hot for...
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    Re: Lamb Adoption

    get the mothers fluids over the adoptee - if nothing else available roll the lamb about in the afterbirth, try not to let her see her own lamb until you have rolled and introduced the adoptee if at...
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    Re: Solar battery charger for electric fencer

    Yes several - buy them from Maplins and screw them on to a pallet - good for trickle charging batteries in machinery likely to stand a while as well

    Cheers
    mac
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    Re: sheep handling system

    Take a look at the IAE website - there are a number of systems in the catalogue, even if you do not like the kit itself it will provide some basic layouts. We have gradually built up our handling...
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    Re: Somerset flooding

    It really is time that we woke up in this country - if this took place in Singapore, Japan or any number of other countries in the world there would already be diggers placing rock armour in place...
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    Re: best beef for home kill

    Another vote for Dexter from this end
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    Re: discovery diff lock

    Not really - once you lock the centre diff you have drive to both front and rear irrespective of any wheelspin, however once one tyre loses grip on either axle you will lose almost all drive on that...
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    Re: Thinning out a wood

    Burn it fast - or at least get it processed and under cover - birch will be rotten in two years
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    Re: Its only a pile of rock for heavens sake!

    John - could you let me know what licences you had to arrange and how long it took to get them?
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