we were in the same boat as you 7 years ago with a matbro and a terex and decided to got for a rigid manitou after all of our lives driving telerams but though we could change because we couldn’t have a bigger machine with less reach. We wouldn’t go back now dad who’s 78 wasn’t keen as he’d had...
Easy at lambing maybe but with lambs to look after worm move electric fence etc all winter I’m not sure they are that easy as they seem to be about so long. Wool shedding is the most important thing. Mules will do everything else quite happily
Of cows put to the bull or number of cows at the start of calving? We had a very successful calving last year 3 more than 100%of cows at the start of calving no c sections and around 7% barren. Won’t be doing that this year
We are going ahead as usual with our 150 birds and a few people turning up in the yard on shoot days for a glorified walk. And the chap that does the game keeping in his spare time has just been laid off work with 75% pay, not much need for engineers to make formula 1 engine parts it seems
@Cows 'n grass google Agrivista Lamport trials that’s essentially what they are doing there with cover crop and spring cereals to control black grass. Could you use a cover crop to graze in autumn/winter also there is a payment for cover crops that your landlord maybe into
I think the grain trade want to go electronic but only on their own terms. Someone more in the know than me might be able to help but as I understand the nfu is trying to get them to return some info to farmers at tipping rather than informing us of claims when the stament comes
No I believe it’s just a warning light that comes on to show the compressor is not working which it’s obviously not because I’ve pulled the fuse out. All I did was take bung out of air tanks put another one in its place with a pipe going to a regulator and other put into the feed where the cab...