I’m basically wanting to clean it up so that I can sow a crop in the next 4 weeks.
Got a 10 acre field thst was sown in grass after forage rape/stubble turnip mix. Glyphosate didn’t kill the nettles so when the field was cultivated the nettles were spread all over the field. Fantastic grass abs...
Hijacking the thread a wee bit.
Got some serious beds of nettles in fields ear marked for either new grass, arable silage or brassica forage. There is also creeping and spear thistle, docks……..
Thinking about spraying with headland polo at 3.5 l per ha (tff marketplace £68 for 10l) then do the...
I’m looking to use a chute this year for doing lambs but will be begging, stealing or borrowing one until I find out how things go.
I lamb inside but this year I didn’t do anything to the lambs other than number at turnout. It meant that
Lambs could go out 12-24 sooner
Less losses due to miss...
No it will not. End of discussion
You need to either
- less pressure applied through pendulum
- less swipes across the paper
- change papers more often
- ensure that cutter is landing absolutely flat on the disc
VBN wool is actually very valuable, it’s the sheep under the wool that is far from commercially viable.
I charge £20 to shear them and the fleece is worth roughly £25, shorn twice a year that’s £10/head profit on the wool
Yes that is correct to a certain extent
Any black must be called and the rousie picks it out, and it’s thrown in the bin or down the porthole. A fleece with any more than 3 or 4 black spots is discarded. Animals in stud flocks are definitely marked for culling, in commercial flocks it depends on...