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    happycows reacted to Rossymons's post in the thread Steaming jersey heifers with Like Like.
    Steaming animals up? The 1970s have called and they want their cake rep back
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    happycows reacted to Beef farmer's post in the thread Steaming jersey heifers with Like Like.
    Steaming them up for 90 days? Sounds like he thinks your a beef finisher not a dairy farmer
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    happycows replied to the thread Steaming jersey heifers.
    Bloody sales reps :rolleyes: . Hope the responses on here sink in as to the only reason he was keen to sell you 3 months worth of very...
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    happycows reacted to Bald Rick's post in the thread Steaming jersey heifers with Like Like.
    Don't do it. We keep them on either grazing (I know, incredible) over summer or relatively decent silage (but not the best) when inside...
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    happycows reacted to Wee Willy's post in the thread fleckvieh with Like Like.
    Bought 4 of these at 2 months old. £175 each. First one to calve at 22 months. The seller was a new entrant. He had a plan. He was...
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    happycows replied to the thread Crypto in calves..
    Completely agree but I doubt there aren't many at least down here that haven’t had iron deposits line pipes and tanks etc. even with...
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    happycows replied to the thread Crypto in calves..
    This is the link I read on shock chlorination of water systems. couple people I spoke to emphasised the importance of try to clear as...
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    happycows reacted to zsnotdead's post in the thread Crypto in calves. with Like Like.
    This post really got me thinking, used cold water from an open top storage tank,that's now finished and only use water from a mains...
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    happycows replied to the thread Private water supply.
    There’s quite a lot of evidence that drinking alkaline water can improve your health. Copied Water with a pH lower than 7 is...
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    happycows reacted to Ffermer Bach's post in the thread Private water supply with Like Like.
    that sounds a good idea to me, or you can buy an acidity regulator, looks like an oxygen cylinder filled with limestone chippings and a...
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    happycows replied to the thread Private water supply.
    My well is hideous at about 6.2. Runs through a neutralising medium of calcium carbonate (juraperle) takes it up to 7.8. Tastes much...
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    Get some mag into them. Sounds like lack of muscle tone unless the calves are large. If I know when they had started calving then a...
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    happycows replied to the thread Crypto in calves..
    Yes can taste the difference. Can also smell it in the shower. it’s like mains water rather than the well we’re used to. I didn’t like...
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    happycows replied to the thread Crypto in calves..
    Water does everything (including us :oops:) although everything going to robots and bulk tank has a .3% peracetic acid through a...
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    happycows reacted to Chris F's post in the thread New Moderator with Haha Haha.
    After much nagging, I have folded like a cheap suit and given @Bald Rick moderator powers. I'm sure you will now treat him with the...
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