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    "Improving Our Lot" - Planned Holistic Grazing, for starters..

    Ironically, we are in a similar predicament, but we have found gut fill to be more important than optimum grass quality, we are hoping for a normal wet west of Ireland summer aswell, so we might get some surplus fodder, have been scorched for 6 years now but holistic grazing practices have...
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    "Improving Our Lot" - Planned Holistic Grazing, for starters..

    I always question these things, why , I do my best but admit I have more to do and probably will always , but putting standards in place ,who decided where the baseline is, we aim to improve all we do little by little as we can afford it, but find regulation changes to often and is impatient...
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    "Improving Our Lot" - Planned Holistic Grazing, for starters..

    Cation exchange ,ratios of micro nutrients, all could be good but for one excess or shortage and you lose balance, boron for one is overlooked in grassland, but is vital for calcium which is important for nitrogen and so on
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    "Improving Our Lot" - Planned Holistic Grazing, for starters..

    @Sheila Cooke would this benefit those that haven't done the basics, as in those involved in discussions here.
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    Self Defence Law

    We removed the hare's from our farm, confronted them with neighbour's and put a car in the ditch making them walk home. They like to think they can get away with things, but when its at their cost they back off, as long as they can't point you out.
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    "Improving Our Lot" - Planned Holistic Grazing, for starters..

    Our neighbours believe in a one way system, what ever you have, so we keep our distance
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    "Improving Our Lot" - Planned Holistic Grazing, for starters..

    That nature and natural selection knows best,, in my thinking anyway
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    "Improving Our Lot" - Planned Holistic Grazing, for starters..

    It would be good if we could discuss pre turnout planning for the season ahead, I struggle to convert the discussions here to a dairy context at times, find myself confused but muddle through it but lots to learn and looking forward to learning more.
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    "Improving Our Lot" - Planned Holistic Grazing, for starters..

    Try 2 different coloured plastic, on bales here seems to work better
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    "Improving Our Lot" - Planned Holistic Grazing, for starters..

    A bale unroller on the tractor would work a treat, it does for us whenever we have stock out in winter, best on dry ground though
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    "Improving Our Lot" - Planned Holistic Grazing, for starters..

    Happy new year folk, thanks for all the info advice and direction
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    "Improving Our Lot" - Planned Holistic Grazing, for starters..

    Thankfully their guys out their like Kit Pharo breeding suitable stock, and showing the way
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    "Improving Our Lot" - Planned Holistic Grazing, for starters..

    I wish all a happy Christmas, hope everybody has great day
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    Loose housing stocking density

    Is wood chip better than straw for these types of buildings
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    "Improving Our Lot" - Planned Holistic Grazing, for starters..

    One of the biggest problems in soils is availability ,so we may have enough in our soil but is unavailable to our plants, often this is governed by a natural chemical or biologic action, but our biology by is damaged by our actions so we need to learn the sequence of activation and solution to...

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