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  1. Thread: Bazadaise

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    Bazadaise

    Mulling over options - Bazadaise, what can you tell me about them? I looked after some dairy x bazadaise calves once upon a time and they looked well shaped but that's about all I know. I'm...
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    Re: Stray ****** sheep now!?

    In my opinion no, he should not have stock, or sheep anyway, and certainly not on this unsuitable land 6miles from his home...But im not the animal police and can only deal with the fall out! It did...
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    Re: Stray ****** sheep now!?

    There is. I hate to have to be the one to invite that. When i first saw them turn up i thought the land was unsuitable, theyd be hungry and the fence would never keep them in. Last time i split...
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    Re: Stray ****** sheep now!?

    Tbh its not the cost, its that i feel sorry for the buggers and they will now be in lamb. Im supposing he's bought them to 'fatten', he def doesnt have the facilities to lamb them. I suppose i can...
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    Re: Stray ****** sheep now!?

    He only has the one! And lives 6miles away -_-
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    Re: Stray ****** sheep now!?

    do we still have pounds!?
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    Re: Stray ****** sheep now!?

    As a farmer, I've already returned them once and others have done the same at least once too. I know which field they have come from and the fencing is just non existant. The fella obviously...
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    Stray ****** sheep now!?

    Concluding my land is becoming a dump for unwanted stock now!? I took in the unsellable heifer that turned up -_- now some ancient herdwick ewes with really overgrown feet (we are miles from the...
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    Re: Stray cattle

    had a more awake look at the website and it seems the nearest thing would be refusal of passport in which case it 'can't leave your holding' (tell that to the beasts) but although you can't slaughter...
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    Re: Stray cattle

    Nobody had experience of this?
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    Stray cattle

    Anyone know what the devil you do with untagged cattle that come onto your land and everyone for miles denies knowledge of? Cant find info on defra site.
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    Re: Planning etc and housing workers?

    Really don't think so, like I say I know plenty of people who rely on WOOFFERS etc etc. we're still at liberty to volunteer are we not?
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    Re: Planning etc and housing workers?

    I know a few people who rely on voluntary labour and it seems to work OK? Our chap doesn't actually need an income, just reduced living costs will do - he wants to learn more than earn iyswim. Min...
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    Planning etc and housing workers?

    Thinking of taking on a chap who's keen to volunteer and learn, but he'll need accommodation. I was thinking something along the lines of a caravan, using our facilities for laundry, food etc. ...
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    Thanks, very interesting!
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    Re: Plastic electric fence posts

    We use RAPPA ones, but not the pigtail type. I've tried a lot but RAPPA win for durability and longevity hands down!
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    Re: Unplanned Pregnancy

    It might be an issue, but your vet being there as a witness to attest it came out of that animal is a plus!!
  18. **sorted** Desperately need shearer for 40 nr York :(

    A week ago I was attacked by a bull (not one of ours!) and got my leg skewered, which needed surgery. Unfortunately I was only half way through clipping so I still have 40 to do and there's no way I...
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    Re: planning for sheep polytunnels?

    Thanks for such a comprehensive answer!
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    planning for sheep polytunnels?

    Will I need planning for a couple of small (30ft x 16ft) sheep polytunnels? No solid base, not planned as a permanent thing...
  21. Re: Stock Transport Exmoor - York (or nearby)?

    SORTED NOW - thanks :)
  22. Re: Stock Transport Exmoor - York (or nearby)?

    very soon, asap.....seriously, is it this hard to get a space on a cattle truck!? i'd contact my usual guy but he's gone out recently, didn't think it would be so difficult :undecided:
  23. Re: Stock Transport Exmoor - York (or nearby)?

    Thanks, but horse transport has been looked at and nothing suitable found, hence asking here.
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    Re: Sheepdogs and Geese

    Mine (half welsh sheepdog tho) loves barrelling through our domestic geese sending them all scattering :rolleyes:

    What you really need is an extremely high drive working cocker, mine goes after...
  25. Re: Stock Transport Exmoor - York (or nearby)?

    Thanks, but ordinary horse transport isn't suitable; he's quiet, but wild living and not used to being led and tied etc', standing behind a bar or partition, he needs to travel as cattle would, loose...
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