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  1. Thread: Yorkshire Show

    by LALANS
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    Re: Yorkshire Show

    My dear departed uncle who was an actor and involved in television productions used to describe programme presenters as 'coat hangers'. Or 'bungalows', look good but nothing upstairs.
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    Re: Fines for polluting the water

    This is a truly shocking situation. A sort of hero to zero in one move.
    My father used to remark that generally farmers working good land suffered the rags to riches to rags senerio over 3...
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    Re: Parliament shower!

    We aren't going to get much of an argument here Zaza as I fully agree with you.
    There are a few good politicians but they mostly get disillusioned and retire to do something else.
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    Re: Wainfleet dredging

    You took the words out of my mouth Jack. I just finished telling the wife that had they maintained the dykes and cleaned the ditches as was the case in the past this would not have occurred, instead...
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    Re: Parliament shower!

    Just to answer your points Jack.
    Number one you are not useless. Age brings with it wisdom and only fools ignore this fact.
    As for the rest you are correct all these clowns are about as much use as...
  6. Thread: Euro elections

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    Re: Euro elections

    Bit of caution with your calculations Gee.
    Only a 37% turn out so your data and consequent assumptions are deeply flawed.
    What is clear to me is that the ruling political elite are still ignoring...
  7. Re: Well someone's got to mention this...................................

    Just for Ironhead, Vanellus vanellus of the Plover family.

    I have learned that Peewits will continue to lay if they lose eggs so hopefully the 2 lost eggs will be replaced however they only have 1...
  8. Re: Well someone's got to mention this...................................

    Update. Now only 6 eggs, corbies or magpies have taken 2 eggs from one of the nests.
    Fingers crossed that the rest at least hatch out.
  9. Re: Well someone's got to mention this...................................

    I am about to drain and reseed a field which was in kale last year and grazed off with cattle.
    I have 2 peewit (lapwing) nests both sitting on 4 eggs each. The field will not be ploughed and worked...
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    Re: Extinction rebellion.

    Is it not the case that the main advocates of this movement are gullible souls who in the main are very well off middle class, under educated 30 something, no it all no nothings whose life is so...
  11. Re: Lock, stock and barrel.....................Gilgering, WA

    Went bust or walk about.
    Aus isn't all sweetness and light.
    A bit like the western isles super if you have a return ticket in your back pocket.
  12. Thread: Yellowhammers.

    by LALANS
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    Re: Yellowhammers.

    I see lots of so called 'rare' birds and reptiles however the experts tell us that they are endangered.
    Perhaps its because these experts never start a day before 11.00 am, just a thought.
    However...
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    Re: Extinction rebellion.

    The amazing thing about these privilage no nothings is that a few years ago they were all getting help to eat aned having someone wipe their arse.
    They are the most ignorant and uneducated faux...
  14. Thread: What happened ?

    by LALANS
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    Re: What happened ?

    Thanks for the update. I have been so far up the arse of calving cows that I hadn't noticed.
    What marvelous weather. Probably the best spring/winter in my 50 years farming.
  15. Thread: Why?

    by LALANS
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    Re: Why?

    Dear Jack
    I'm afraid to say that your conference speakers data is out of date the latest figures say that food spend is now 7% of the weekly income making it less that the spend on 'entertainment...
  16. Thread: Why?

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    Re: Why?

    I agree with every word and would despair were I to be in such a position. However part of the problem is a lack of personal responsibility and personal discipline. Its always some one elses...
  17. Thread: Why?

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    Re: Why?

    I have been having the same thoughts. Why do we do it? for such little reward and to be the butt of all and sundry.
    I did a back of a fag packet calculation and was shocked that if I were to let out...
  18. Re: Prince Philip's comment ‘Farming’s too important to be left to farmers’

    Jokes and insults aside, there is convincing evidence that a rising level of income, and this is true throughout all of socio economic groups/races in the world, that when income exceeds a certain...
  19. Re: Prince Philip's comment ‘Farming’s too important to be left to farmers’

    Ah poor old bloke clearly the old dementia is starting to kick in.
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    Re: Creaking Super Hampton Boots

    Are you sure its not your joints? A wee drop of 3 in one.
  21. Thread: Happy Christmas

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    Re: Happy Christmas

    All the very best for 2019 Jack.
    I hope its everything you could wish for and that applies to everyone.
  22. Re: Bereavement Leave Entitlement in England (for Farm Assistant/Worker)

    Your Dad's employer is just a bastard as far as I can see.
    I do believe that in the Agric Wages Regs there is provision for bereavement leave.
    Notwithstanding this common decency would dictate an...
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    Re: Glysophate scare

    The interesting, and in some ways sinister as well as highlighting how ignorant and narrow focused a jury is, is the fact that the jury reached their decision not on the scientific evidence but on...
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    Tractor Error Codes

    Does anyone have the descriptions for error codes which appear on SDF tractors. I have a 5100G Deutz which occasionally displays the error T17 but have no idea what this refers to. Anyone pass on...
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    Re: best beef suckler cows

    Unfortunately Jack the Holstein influence has completely buggered that cross. I have some but after the cows start milking it is almost impossible to keep flesh on them plus they are almost double...
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