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  1. Poorbuthappy replied to the thread "Improving Our Lot" - Planned Holistic Grazing, for starters...

    Watched this the other day. Quite a bit on protection dogs and wolves which though interesting is not particularly relevant to most of...

    Jun 25, 2019 at 11:04 AM
  2. Poorbuthappy replied to the thread Anyone made any hay yet?.

    You need some chickens and/or pigs:)

    Jun 25, 2019 at 10:55 AM
  3. Poorbuthappy liked Clive's post in the thread Debt.

    Any farmer that owns their land and still can’t make a decent living really is doing something astoundingly wrong ! They really should...

    Jun 25, 2019 at 6:38 AM
  4. Poorbuthappy replied to the thread "Improving Our Lot" - Planned Holistic Grazing, for starters...

    So are we livestock peeps going to have a red meet up?

    Jun 25, 2019 at 6:22 AM
  5. Poorbuthappy liked Samcowman's post in the thread "Improving Our Lot" - Planned Holistic Grazing, for starters...

    Finally did my grazing plan tonight as needed to get my head around how to get the boys in the right place for TB testing. I feel so...

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  6. Poorbuthappy replied to the thread Anyone made any hay yet?.

    If you just need to get rid of it send it down here:)

    Jun 24, 2019 at 10:08 PM
  7. Poorbuthappy replied to the thread Night Rows.

    I see where you're coming from . Personally I'd be cutting for haylage/ silage in July rather than waiting for hay. But I'll make hay...

    Jun 24, 2019 at 1:37 PM
  8. Poorbuthappy liked kiwi pom's post in the thread Night Rows.

    And if you don’t get it until August? Plenty don’t graze hay paddocks in the spring ( too wet) then a late cut of hay and maybe some...

    Jun 24, 2019 at 1:33 PM
  9. Poorbuthappy replied to the thread Night Rows.

    Why would you shut it up in April to cut in Aug? I shut up in May to cut mid june/ early july

    Jun 24, 2019 at 10:15 AM
  10. Poorbuthappy replied to the thread Night Rows.

    You'd think so but surely you've noticed it's easier to see where you're going whilst tedding after a night's drying than after 1/2 a...

    Jun 24, 2019 at 7:24 AM
  11. Poorbuthappy liked Chae1's post in the thread Round bailing.

    My McHale will be 7k to get it taken away now.

    Jun 24, 2019 at 7:16 AM
  12. Poorbuthappy liked Boohoo's post in the thread Round bailing.

    A Fusion loses £1 a bale in the first year or 2, other baler/wrapper combinations lose up to £1.50 but a stand alone baler shouldn't be...

    Jun 24, 2019 at 7:15 AM
  13. Poorbuthappy liked Boohoo's post in the thread Lely tedder question.

    If you're chucking grass into the hedge and leaving bare patches on the inside of the turn you're turning too sharp and too close to the...

    Jun 23, 2019 at 11:20 PM
  14. Poorbuthappy liked eagleye's post in the thread Lely tedder question.

    if you lift it, the grass will have thrown back maybe 3m leaving a "hole" with no grass. On setting down it will do the opposite...

    Jun 23, 2019 at 11:19 PM
  15. Poorbuthappy replied to the thread Round bailing.

    How'd you work that out? New McHale baler at £28/30k? S/h ones about with 40k bale count at £13k, whereas at £1/ bale depreciation...

    Jun 23, 2019 at 11:16 PM