Recent content by Riverblue

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    FBT subletting

    Hello there, without going into detail can someone who has a FBT of a farm sub let the land out?
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    Swallows 2020

    Had a pair of swallows flying above me last here in west Wales.
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    Recommend me a good agricultural solicitor

    Was that with Karen??
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    Recommend me a good agricultural solicitor

    A very down to earth company with the main office in converted outbuildings on their family farm. Nearly all the people working in the company are from farming background. The owner of the company, Dr Nerys Llywelyn Jones has been advising the NFU on several of their policy's and she is often in...
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    Recommend me a good agricultural solicitor

    We use a local company based near us here in west Wales. Excellent communication and very farming based. Agri advisor is the name of the company.
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    Good winter work jacket.

    Secondhand ski jackets of Ebay. Usually pay £10 to £15 for one. Use for lambing then chuck away!!!
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    Smock Top

    Have any of you tried clothing from a Welsh company called Brenig clothing. They have a waterproof Smock for sale for less than £100. http://brenig.co.uk/index.php?id_product=47&controller=product&id_lang=1
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    Waterproof bib

    Have any of you tried these from Brenig Clothing http://brenig.co.uk/index.php?id_category=28&controller=category&id_lang=1
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    Best tasting/ most versatile potatoe

    Cara for me, with Rudolph a close second
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    Muddy gateways?

    What we do is put loose wool/daggings in the gateways with a good layer or stone/hardcore on top of it. Should last for years.
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    barley beef need some advice

    Yes west Wales. Straw is around £65/t here this year, £115/t last year. Was thinking of feeding them a blend rather than just barley as hoping to get a better conversion of feed.
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    barley beef need some advice

    Have been looking into it here , but i would have to buy in all of the feed and the straw. Enough calves to be had locally and already have sheds .
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    barley beef need some advice

    How much feed do they eat to get to 500kg, and how long does it take from when they enter the farm until they are off?
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    barley beef need some advice

    I thought that beutilar wanted only wanted them from 450kg up, minimum 220kg dead? Yours are probably near to 250 -270kg dead.
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    barley beef need some advice

    What price is Beutilar giving for their cattle at the moment?

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