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    The Holistic book recommendation thread

    id agree about COTRW - its a hard read. plenty of good mullings though.
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    Smart 'phone tag reading...?

    make/model? @GavinJ
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    "Improving Our Lot" - Planned Holistic Grazing, for starters..

    i keep seeing the term sheep or cattle sick coming up - dad used it a while back - but by the sounds of it the fields need a jolly good rest and some careful management,. thoughts?
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    Wire netting

    you might be wanting to switch to electric fence then - its the modern equivelant...
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    "Improving Our Lot" - Planned Holistic Grazing, for starters..

    but combined with a farming for profit mentality the regen ag can also be shown to do less work and be less stressful - show me a farmer that doesnt want that.
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    Faecal counts ??

    just to update this - ended up getting an apex micro - have been doing regular tests with it since july/aug and its been a winner - and at a saving of £15 going to vets (did a few comparison tests to check i was on the ball) rather than my own time (im getting faster at the ident now) is worth...
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    Pigeon shooting

    and Pigeons . edit bugger beaten to it.
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    sheep abortion

    ive just caught up on this horrendous but invaluable thread - i hope youve all had a better year so far -and @cotswoldcs how did you end up running the ewes?
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    Farmer Roy's Random Thoughts - I never said it was easy.

    good to know that yale fences - always worth knowing a competant one....
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    Sheep shearing 2019

    didnt say - dogello areaa i think
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    NWF Ewe Rolls

    Curious why you feed at 14%cp when most permanant pasture is 13-5% from the little research i can find
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    Do we have this in the UK? If not why not?

    might be worth having those stats knocked up and then some judicious in-store stickering
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    NWF Ewe Rolls

    my other half went to that meeting - came away very dislusioned with the soya being rammed out as the only way. and yeah it seemed it was only aimed at the indoor feeders rather than an actual sheep farmer..(wahaay for doing it outdoors)
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    New Desktop

    scan or overclockers - if your building - if your not - winter holiday specials from pcworld etc but beware of bloatware (the programs that ship with the PCs that you do not want nor need ) lenovo is a particular menace for that - so best bang for buck is a special deal combined with a clean...

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