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    Re: Sheep keeping advice

    I had a problem with a clean 'pet' lamb,couldn't see anything wrong but she was pulling her wool out,I had made up some Neem oil as a fly repellent for my cattle and decided to use what was left over...
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    Re: Must farmers change their ways?

    Looking a bit further outside the box,imho the 'green' renewable energy industry has a lot to answer for, for example biomass boilers burning wood pellets,it cannot be green to fell thousands of...
  3. Thread: Irish Border

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    Re: Irish Border

    No doubt I'll be corrected if I'm wrong but as far as I am aware the closure of car plants in this country has nothing to do with Brexit and everything to do with 'climate change',because of the...
  4. Re: Well someone's got to mention this...................................

    I think you might have to wait till hell freezes over Jack:D

    We have Lapwing here but the Swallows are in short supply and for the first time for a number of years I heard a cuckoo last week
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    Re: Controlling lame sheep on boggy ground

    At a risk of being shot down in flames! I use straight Neem Oil(stinks to high heaven and needs to be kept warm or it solidifies) as an antiseptic/anti bacterial and have found it excellent for...
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    Re: Brexit, yes or no?

    52% of people in this country, including a very large % of Labour voters in the North East voted out.

    The 'incompetents and idiots' aren't just in parliament they're also in charge of the EU -...
  7. Re: Is climate change making our food less nutririous?

    Being cynical,all tests/surveys are slanted toward the answer the sponsor wants to hear.If the 'powers that be' addressed the population explosion there wouldn't be such a problem with rising levels...
  8. Thread: shed paint

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    Re: shed paint

    It's getting a bit cold now but I use Bitumen paint
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    Re: shed paint

    Could you define shed paint,do you mean Creosote or are you looking for a water based cover?
  10. Thread: Organic v science

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    Re: Organic v science

    I know of 1 organic farming family,yes they use antibiotics on their cattle if they need to,it's called welfare.They spread slurry and manure on their fields and use crop rotation for fertility of...
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    Re: Chlorinated Chicken

    So are you going to ban imports of chicken and chicken products from Asia?
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    Re: Chlorinated Chicken

    What's the difference between chicken from America and pork from Denmark etc.? As far as I'm aware we have some of the highest welfare rules in the world yet we are allowing in (have to allow)meat...
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    Re: Bradley Apple trees

    Presuming your apple tree fruited last year before you pruned it it's not going to be the canker that's made the fruit drop,have you tried giving it a dose of lime and some fert - but not all...
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    Re: Security / Trail cameras

    The village where I live had a 'visitation' last weekend,the lowlife was disturbed by the dogs at one of the houses,the image on the CCTV shows a male wearing 'camo' gear and a ski mask (and no doubt...
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    Re: Radical improvements to National Democracy

    Anyone who wants to enter politics must have lived in the 'real' world,held down a job and preferably worked their way up the ladder - I know,it's not going to happen.
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    Re: What to do with unwanted grass

    Just a thought,have you tried putting an ad on the noticeboard at your 'local' mart or have a word with the auctioneer,he may know of someone who could help.
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    Re: General Election, and Brexit.

    The problem today is that we have a generation or two who have grown up living on the 'never never' which, in their world means never paying it back,the parents have brought them up giving them...
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    Re: General Election, and Brexit.

    Problem is,because of our welfare system this is a suitable place to live,housing benefit paid,not in work benefits - and the devil makes work for idle hands.
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    Re: Neighbours soak away problems

    You should be able to tell if the land is being contaminated with dirty water by the colour of the standing water.

    Wouldn't it be easier to introduce yourself to the householder,then...
  20. Thread: Welcome rain

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    Re: Welcome rain

    Further up the coast we could have used a lot more (didn't get much compared with the Hull area),it's damped the dust here and what little we got will help.

    Suburbia doesn't understand or care -...
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    Re: Grassland Spraying

    As far as I'm aware the answer is no.
  22. Thread: Rabbit control

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    Re: Rabbit control

    I suspect that no-one on this site can mind read:),it would help if you gave a rough area of either where you live or would like permission to shoot.

    Why would you like permission to shoot a wood...
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    Re: Insuring a new driver

    Would it be cheaper to buy a banger for him and get insurance with a 'black box',at least for the first year while he builds up his own NCB?
  24. Re: Would it be in farmers interests to pay for TB control?

    It's the Ostrich syndrome.

    Why haven't the 'powers that be' been testing the badgers that have been shot to find out the percentage of carriers,why don't they test round setts to find out if they...
  25. Re: A lie is half way around the World before the Truth has its boots on....

    That is what you could call lobbying,those that shout loudest/gives loads of lolly are most likely to be listened to (am I being cynical)
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