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    Mesh vs fibre - that chat again....

    YES! drivers don’t seem to care., winds me up, would rather spin around then take a shunt, plenty of space!
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    Mesh vs fibre - that chat again....

    i agree. 3-4 inches of old school is coming up but has no sub base So we have dig down at least 400mm to back fill 300 of stone with membrane before we can pour new.
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    Mesh vs fibre - that chat again....

    whats heavy traffic Though? We don’t have 100 lorries a day in here, it’s still a farm. If we do get heavy loads in.
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    Mesh vs fibre - that chat again....

    At least 4 weeks, ideally 6
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    Membrane on top or below sub-base/stone on a steep slope?

    Between subsoil and stone base. stops the mixing up over time
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    Mesh vs fibre - that chat again....

    Local concrete prices have gone up as we were about to redo our yard So I’m less keen to do it in house. yard takes artic tankers, grain lorries etc daily so needs to be to commercial spec, no livestock around though. planning on replacing what’s there with an 8 inch pad. labour less to lay...
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    Peacocks - are they worth having around the farm yard!?

    for some reason I am going off Peacocks but warming to Guinea Fowl.... Ok I think the plan is about to change, not having that going on! Ok - lets hear more about Guinea fowl please... are they better behaved?!
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    Peacocks - are they worth having around the farm yard!?

    how far away are your neighbours? how far will they wonder?
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    Peacocks - are they worth having around the farm yard!?

    can their nails be trimmed!? Can’t be harder then the dogs!. they had best keep of the solar panels. The pitch on my roof is too step for them I hope!
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    Peacocks - are they worth having around the farm yard!?

    our kit is not new but that won’t go down wel! ok I’m Not getting many positives so far! can they be reasoned with? Plenty of weapons to choose from if the numbers get high. 2 sounds plenty. house is surrounded by chestnuts so they should be ok. I think my commercial tenant may like them...
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    Peacocks - are they worth having around the farm yard!?

    they might slow the white vans down who fly around here! yet to taste one, suppose that can be a plan b! they can hopefully stay in the Fsrm yard which gets swept often. best only keep one boy then, enough hormones around this place! No ducks, only chickens. The office is well insulated but...
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    Peacocks - are they worth having around the farm yard!?

    Ever since I saw a pair on holiday in Dorset I quite liked the idea of them. I’ve the opportunity of a couple (brace??) but not sure how damaking the can be. rumours are they are noisy, can be quite bolshy and attack shiny things. The Mrs is far from convinced, I’m on the fence... we are a...
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    Emergency budget threat to farmers poll!

    depends how you are set up? Are you Ltd?
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    Rainwater Harvesting Tanks

    8 inch pad here. built on disturbed clay ground, didn’t want the 16,000 tank to split as right next to buildings
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    Emergency budget threat to farmers poll!

    If you haven’t future planned your affairs by now then it’s a bit late. inheritance planning is not done in 10 minutes!

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