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    This one is 'Live Only' like the Neil Chesterton one was. Definitely worth watching, Joep is really interesting...
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    Sandpit Farm replied to the thread Blood sucking ahdb.
    Is there a way I can stop getting notifications of these posts on my email? I keep reading them and its a waste of time to be honest
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    Sandpit Farm replied to the thread Blood sucking ahdb.
    I must have this wrong. The dairy equivalent of this is a farm with 4,200 cows producing 8000 litres each. £40,000 profit would be a...
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    Sandpit Farm reacted to Gulli's post in the thread Feet with Like Like.
    It's a gamble, we used to deal with a lot of these when I was working for a trimmer. Pared the affected claw right back, topical a/bs...
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    Sandpit Farm replied to the thread Feet.
    Suggestions of removing the claw are fair (but obviously that's a vet job! so they will be best place to advise). In honesty, it is...
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    Sandpit Farm reacted to Spudley's post in the thread Feet with Like Like.
    She won't be served again for definite. We don't use a foot trimmer so I will ask the vets to come and see her.
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    Sandpit Farm replied to the thread Feet.
    It has turned into a fairly major wall ulcer - may even have an abscess. The wall is going to grow at about 5mm every 6 weeks so it will...
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    I agree. I can see it being a matter of knowing where your calves are going before they are even born. Then a matter of making sure you...
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    It isn't related to the consultation but it is related to Red Tractor and calves. AHDB are running this webinar for people worried about...
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    Sandpit Farm replied to the thread Couple of questions..
    Would pain relief help? May be worth a try
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    Sandpit Farm reacted to Dry Rot's post in the thread Fence Energisers for vermin with Like Like.
    I came acros this manual the other day. Probably too much information for what you want. But the bottom line seems to be to give...
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    Sandpit Farm replied to the thread East england dairy farming.
    I think it will work the other way round. As a calf rearer in a cattle area, why would I drive to Norfolk for my calves?
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    Sandpit Farm replied to the thread East england dairy farming.
    I can see Maize becoming a bit of a challenge from an environmental payments point of view. Bare ground at the wrong time of year would...
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    Had that chat with her in the many conversations. She is a huge advocate of treats. A molassed treat that cows can lick from a bucket or...
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    I honestly don’t know. It certainly wouldn’t be my decision to make but if I were in a position where I had a list of farmers wanting...
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