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    Herringbone with in shed feeder & poor throughput

    It is but it’s use as a biproduct makes it’s more lucrative for the main product. With that said palm oil is about the most efficient source of oil per acre so it’s a balance. Personally I don’t agree with the use of PK on farm and I choose not to use it.
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    All things Dairy

    scanned for April with a handful of them ready to be sold. Everything else has been bulling since so presume empty. She bagged up 2 days ago and out this one popped
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    All things Dairy

    Just a few months too early for this little unexpected arrival. What’s the chances she’s big enough to serve by 23rd of November?
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    Herringbone with in shed feeder & poor throughput

    Surely trying to get 3kg PKE into a cow that’s already full on grass is only ever going to slow things down
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    Feeding heifers and cows in the same shed

    we have done just this in the past. Two things that concern me really here. One is using sexed semen and syncs, I’ve been advised it would be safest to serve them 2 days in a row so a considerable cost. Also the public perception of sync programs. Understandable in a cow because it’s better than...
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    Feeding heifers and cows in the same shed

    Has anyone else got more yokes than heifers? Or could we fit yokes around a feed trailer and just yokes the bulk at the feed face and go in with a bag of cake for the trailer and yoke there?
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    Feeding heifers and cows in the same shed

    might well be the only solution. Trying to move away from the reliance on bulls where possible. Beef ones are too lazy and I’ve had enough of the dairy ones going nasty
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    Feeding heifers and cows in the same shed

    Looking for some ideas on how to make feeding work for both dry cows and bulling heifers. The plan is to use a loose housed shed to calve in before housing bulling heifers in the winter. We need to be able to serve heifers in the shed due to the locality of the handling system so the thought of...
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    All things Dairy

    boudoir would pay better than farming no doubt. You’ve got those Robot rooms found spare room
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    All things Dairy

    they knew what was going on. Need to rearrange the gateways so that we end up the right side of them as it’s lethal trying to cross back through them.
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    All things Dairy

    @Mr Jones is the posh side of the river so he has no worries there. If he were this side mind.....
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    All things Dairy

    it swings up and down a bit but seemingly to no ill effect. Ie it goes up when we go out. I try and balance it a little with what pits We’ve got open to account for grass or no grass. They’re not taking in a huge amount of grass very roughly 1.6-2kg of Dm going off what I adjust it down by on...
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    Laying concrete price

    was that just as one pour? Seems very competitive compared to what we pay for cubicle sheds
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    All things Dairy

    Been back in past 2 days. Hoping wind will pickup tomorrow and they’ll be back out Friday. Would have managed to be out yesterday and tomorrow if we’d sorted our fences to the fields were ploughing in the spring and got our troughs set up. It’s so wet here atm the water is just running straight...
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    All things Dairy

    would be too larger an area for hay unless we try and clamp it alongside our forage rye as dry cow food and then pray to god it rains For a decent second cut

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