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    jimmer reacted to DairyNerd's post in the thread Mastitis: drying off quarters with Like Like.
    I agree, you are right only got 45 cows and they are out full time and i am disappointed with the number of cases. I am trying to do...
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    jimmer replied to the thread Mastitis: drying off quarters.
    Apologies,I'm going to sound like an arse now ,but bear with me Your not milking a big number of cows , and correct me if I'm wrong but...
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    jimmer replied to the thread Sorting gate ideas.
    Keep them single file as they leave the parlour and have sort gate close so they don't have chance to baulk at gate and turn around Is...
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    jimmer replied to the thread Life after cows.
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    A simple fridge works well for our honesty shop. Milk is hand filled into pint bottles , foil lids hand sealed. We only do about 2-3...
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    This We scan as close to 30 days post bulls out as possible If we were to breed for more than 12 weeks we would scan mid way through
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    It's a bit stable, horse and bolted situation but I've never gotten the idea of a single big scan late on in a block. There's little you...
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    jimmer replied to the thread Life after cows.
    Spent less than the cost of 1 robot in a parlour that milks 200 in less than 2 hours We are flying and spend 6 hours a day max doing...
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    jimmer replied to the thread Water heater.
    Have you a hot water heater for tank wash Use that one and do one hot wash a week or month
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    jimmer replied to the thread Cubicle hand scraper.
    Bog standard curved scraper Infuriates me that she can't adjust her toplink to prevent uneven wear Wydale make a moulded plastic one...
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    jimmer replied to the thread Pasteurising milk for sale.
    Our local eho comes in once a month , purchases a bottle of milk and sends it off to porton down ( yes that porton down 🤔) for...
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    jimmer replied to the thread Bottom fill float valves.
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    jimmer replied to the thread Noisy Parlour.
    16 units here with one pump New parlour is 20 units, and will be on same pump
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    jimmer replied to the thread All things Dairy.
    Small? It's a 3 stepper
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    jimmer replied to the thread Autumn calving?.
    Genuine run arounds get back in calf as well if not better Trying to shorten anything over a 12 week block will mean trying to get low...
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