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    Feed bin parts

    Does anyone know where I can get a replacement bit like this for the bottom of my feed bin? I don’t know the make of it if anyone has something similar Let me know!
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    Kaiwaka Stormforce place of manufacturing

    Does anyone know if all the Kaiwaka range is getting manufactured in Taiwan now? My older stuff is top notch and the label says made in NZ and I have 2 sets of newer leggings that are newer and the lining has failed and split on both pairs but the label says made in Taiwan. The older stuff is...
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    Ewes not opening up

    We have had a relatively high number of ewes not opening up this year or certainly more than usual! Would this be down to a deficiency? All of them were multi-Vit drenched pre lambing as usual.
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    Pinching cheviots

    We always get several problems with the twin bearing cheviots pinching. Someone was telling me giving them a salt block from March onwards eliminates this. Is anyone else doing this/know if it works?
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    Indoor lambing set up costs

    I know it’s a pretty expansive question but how many lambs do you think you save lambing a cheviot flock inside v outside. Trying to work out how long it would take to pay off the extra costs for lambing inside (eg gates, hurdles, feeders etc)
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    Silage pit face

    Right first time working somewhere with a silage pit. Why am I not getting a better sealed face when using the shear grab? It’s sharp but is it operator error or is the pit not rolled well enough? Silage too dry? It was put in the pit with a JCB 416 loading shovel?
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    Milking machine

    Has anyone bought any of the wee portable milking machines for use in a suckler heard to speed things up at calving time if you land having to milk off a few cows at the same time? I’ve seen a few but most seem to come from China/HK and could be shite! Or do I just have to stick to the old...
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    Sheep hurdle floor fixings

    I’m looking for suggestions on floor fixings to hold sheep hurdles/race joiners to the shed floor. I’m looking for alternatives to just a rawl bolts/thunderbolts as I want to beable to take the handling system to bits and clean out with the loader or use the shed for other uses at different...
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    Wireless trailer lights

    Is anyone running these with a 13pin to 7pin adapter as all the ones I’ve seen are all 7 pin! Do they work ok?
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    Bull pens/calving pens

    I’m thinking of building bull pens in the end of one of my courts that hopefully will double up as calving pens at calving time. Is this a daft notion or had anyone done something similar? Any pointers?
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    Getting slow calves going

    What can everyone recommend to get slow calves up and going. In the past we have used Vitasil (now impossible to get hold of) and Tithiebarn paste (fed up trying to get hold of it, since reshuffle etc they are useless!) both with good success but need alternatives due to supply problems! Other...
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    JD Boilersuit

    I can’t seem to find any of the usual black with the green arms JD boilersuits I wear everyday in stock anywhere! Anyone else notice this or are they taking out some fancy new design probably for more money! I swear by them but don’t like the almost fully green ones show up oil etc too much! I...
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    John Deere Boilersuit

    I can’t seem to find any of the usual black JD boilersuits I wear everyday in stock anywhere! Anyone else notice this or are they taking out some fancy new design probably for more money! I swear by them but don’t like the almost fully green ones show up oil etc too much! I would go to my local...
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    Shearing grinder

    Has anyone tried one of these? I know it won’t be as good as a Heiniger one Etc but at that price thought it might be worth having in the shed!
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    Shear grab problem

    I have a problem with the hydraulic connections on my shear grab. I’ve tried the connections that split to work the rams on varying degrees of torque but when in use it slackens and tightens and ends up leaking after a few grabs. It didn’t used to do this the pipes haven’t been changed the only...
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    John deere arm quick hitch

    The spring on one of these has broken on my 6330. Apparently it’s a nightmare of a job to replace! Anyone offer tips/instructions on the best way to do it!
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    Best 500cc (ish) quad poll

    I did this 2 years ago interested to see if it’s changed.
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    Trailer plug problems

    What does everyone find re. Trailer plug electrics? My new truck has a 13 pin connection and initially I thought it would be more secure and robust but the wiring seems to have gone haywire for the second time this year! I thought the bloody 7 pin ones were bad enough! When are they going up...
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    Bowl drinkers keep leaking

    I’ve put a heap of new JFC bowl drinkers into a shed and connected them all up. The problem is they keep leaking out the Plasson fitting attached to the ball cock. Everything is tight and I’ve used pipe inserts. Is it a case of too much pressure so should I put a tap before the drinker so I can...
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    Manitou radio

    Our manitou radio is doing my ti*ts in! When you turn it on you have to tune it into the stations you want then hold the number to save it as it says in the manual. The problem is everytime you turn the ignition off and on you have to do exactly the same again! Any pointers or is it a new radio job!
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