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    Re: Waisting Police time & resourses ??

    There is nothing that anyone can do to stop a third party making complaints against them, although that might not be palatable it is life so there is no point in getting upset particularly as that is...
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    Re: Deflation, opportunity or threat?

    Don't marry her unless you want her to spend everything you earn before she divorces you to move onto the next mug!
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    Re: Barley = 270.00 / Ton.

    160 tonne in 25kg bags locally, rolled barley and molassed if you want it. That is the price collected and I though that was probably a bit dear!
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    Re: The National Pollinator stratagy

    I wonder how many civil service hours have gone into producing this?
    The most significant influence on my Bees is the weather, in a year like this they have thrived together with their Bumble Bee...
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    Re: TB.....Again.

    If BCG was effective how come 1 million humans die of TB globally every year? So it is unlikely to work in Badgers.
    Unfortunately the four TB badgers will soon be infected by the other six because...
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    Re: Joke of the day

    Grammar: The difference between knowing your shit and knowing you're shit.
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    Re: Breeding yearling heifers

    Not familiar with Tadge in any context!
    A couple of Twyning Ash bulls and Vagabond, not sure where he came from.
    The thing about using these bulls is that there will be lots of survey information...
  8. Thread: Jerseys

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    Re: Jerseys

    Having miked Jerseys when my parents bought the farm 50 years ago my father now keeps a pair in the front paddock for fun and they rear a calf or two.
    When I worked with them as a kid I never had...
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    Re: Badger vaccination in TB Edge Area

    So infected Badgers are still excreting M Bovis and will continue to infect other a Badgers and all other susceptible animals, including potentially, humans. Meanwhile, if the progress of the disease...
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    Re: Badger vaccination in TB Edge Area

    Any evidence to support this statement or is this another sweeping statement with no scientific basis in fact. How have the studies been conducted and over what period and by whom?
  11. Thread: profit

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    Re: profit

    Bees.
    Record year for production here and plenty of demand for Honey @ 5 lb
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    Re: Breeding yearling heifers

    If she was a small heifer with a narrow pelvis, an extra year before calving wouldn't have made much difference.
    400Kg at bulling is my target. And make sure whatever age she is she isn't too fat...
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    Re: Badger vaccination in TB Edge Area

    If vaccination is the answer to TB why do millions of humans die of TB worldwide?
    If vaccination was effective, TB would be wiped out in the same way that Smallpox has been eliminated but it isn't....
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    Re: Owen Paterson

    I am not sure if I see the connection, lots of substances if not used in accordance with the instructions will cause a problem, similarly they will cause problems if used by a third party without...
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    Re: Breeding yearling heifers

    I calve my Stabilisers at 2 years. Just make sure the heifers have been done well enough before bulling and get a chance to continue growing throughout pregnancy. I wouldn't know what to do with a...
  16. Re: Counrtyfile's John Craven: "I'll never be fully accepted by country folk"

    Craven is typical of presenters who have been around for a while, they believe that they know more than they do on the basis that they read a script prepared for them rather than having n depth...
  17. Thread: Straw price

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    Re: Straw price

    As much as you can supply to North Somerset please!
  18. Re: Tuberculosis threat requires mass cull of cattle, not badgers, study reveals

    Self help required where there is an excess of badgers in any area, particularly where there are cattle being infected.
    Where the government are not prepared to carry out their legal obligations the...
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    Sticky: Re: Silage, Straw and Hay prices

    So everyone that feeds hay has a diet feeder lying around?
    if I had one I might just have thought of that, thanks anyway!
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    Sticky: Re: Silage, Straw and Hay prices

    Nobody have a view or no one can be arsed?

    20 delivered in the end.
    next question, how many to the tonne or do I have to stick one on the back of the Ranger and take it to the nearest...
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    Re: How do you humanely destroy a lamb / calf?

    .22 free bullet used to kill horses for human consumption. In the hands of an experienced slaughter man they are dead before they hit the floor.
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    Re: synchronization in cattle???

    Not necessarily, as long as she is on a rising plane of nutrition and did not have a difficult calving last time there is no reason that age should matter up to 10 years in my view. Serving 12 hours...
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    Sticky: Re: Silage, Straw and Hay prices

    What price per bale for McHale rounds hay ex field being baled tomorrow?
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    Re: Anyone Making Hay??

    What are Mchale baled rounds worth ex field? Looking to negotiate on some being baled tomorrow.
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    Re: Best insurer for pick ups

    LV Liverpool Victoria?
    less than 200 fully comp for my Ford Ranger albeit it is 12 years old. I have maximum no claims and am considered old and sensible, which helps!
    Get on to the price...
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