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    28/30 point rotary parlours

    We find its better in the bail for individual feeding to production as it goes exactly to the right cow. We also have multiple feed heads , and top producers get an extra kg of cracked lupins above their grain mix. All cows were fed same amount in bail till we got the new ID system and went to...
  2. cows sh#t me to tears

    28/30 point rotary parlours

    We calve 365 days a year. So there's a vast mix of lactation stages. Probably 5 to 10% go round twice. Have had a few do over 100ltrs per day from time to time. Frequently get best ones over 60. We feed to production on the platform as well. So high producing cows need more time to eat what is...
  3. cows sh#t me to tears

    28/30 point rotary parlours

    8 minutes isn't much time for high producing cows to milk out though. We aim for about a 10 minute rotation (roughly).
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    "Improving Our Lot" - Planned Holistic Grazing, for starters..

    Just throwing it out there. But longer more mature grass, would it not mean it has more time and energy to whack down more root mass. Meaning it's a bit more resilient to unfavorable weather??
  5. cows sh#t me to tears

    28/30 point rotary parlours

    we have cup removers , so no over milking.
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    28/30 point rotary parlours

    Simple. Any quicker and every cow would be going around twice. If they give plenty of milk they need time to be finished. It's bad enough on a 50. I'd hate to think how slow you would have to run a 28.
  7. cows sh#t me to tears

    Today at work

    shuffling hay from one shed to the all weather shed, over weighbridge in preparation for a contract sale chopper man's loader went for a ride and some gate hanging
  8. cows sh#t me to tears

    Today at work

    What brand of pivots do you run?
  9. cows sh#t me to tears

    Farmer Roy's Random Thoughts - I never said it was easy.

    How do you re-animate dairy heifers that are exported to China, Pakistan, Mexico, Japan, Saudi Arabia, Uraguay, Vietnam and South Korea??
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    Farmer Roy's Random Thoughts - I never said it was easy.

    ALL left wing parties are spend....Nothing left to sell off now to get us out of their mismanagement this time.... Certainly won't be able to use coal exports as how hypocritical would that be when your pushing for tougher emission cuts.
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    Farmer Roy's Random Thoughts - I never said it was easy.

    I bet fathead Bill Shorten wishes he never amended the labor party constitution now 🤣 🤣 🤣 🤣 🤣 Fuçķed around with it last time he was the opposition leader to do away with back stabbing a sitting pm. Thinking it would save his own arse before he lost the last unlosable election🤣🤣🤣🤣 Dopey...
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    Farmer Roy's Random Thoughts - I never said it was easy.

    Albo still only polled a 30% approval rating for preferred PM , as opposed to Scomo on 36%. Shows he's already less popular than the last one...
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    Farmer Roy's Random Thoughts - I never said it was easy.

    They're called public holidays here, not bank holidays , and no. This would be on top of public holidays, sick leave (8 days per 12 months and accrues if you don't use them) , and normal annual leave.
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    Farmer Roy's Random Thoughts - I never said it was easy.

    Meh. Someone forgot to tell the minister for travel rorts and ministerial integrity that.... https://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-08-05/tony-burke-defends-his-12k-travel-claims/6673238...
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