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    JCB error 'Data Logger Full'

    As in the title ,had this error code come up when I got on my 2018 TM320S this morning to feed the cows. Engine starts fine and hydraulics work but wont engage forward or reverse gears. The machine had an Adblue delete about 2 months ago and its had a continuous error message displayed about...
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    Mig welder recommendations

    Hi , I am looking for a 240v Mig welder around the 180 amp size for general farm welding repairs. It will be for occasional use rather than serious work every day. One of my Herdsman is handy at welding and has used his own 120 amp Mig welder but it's not up to the job for some of the stuff we...
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    New car garage

    I am looking to replace an old concrete block and rotten tin sheet roof garage with a bigger one to hold 4 cars. I am thinking of a steel portal frame mono pitch of 2 18 ft bays about 25ft deep. I am interested in auto garage doors but have never had anything to do with them. I will also run 3...
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    John Deere ITC dome

    Are these of any use now? I bought one 5 second hand of my dealer 5 years ago to run with an Amazone fertiliser spreader with section control. I have since bought 2 R series John Deeres with autotrac. The first I used my ITC dome on it and the second was ordered with a 6000 dome. The 6000 is...
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    Axle brake part

    The part in the picture links the 2 brake leavers to the hydraulic brake ram. It's off an ADR axle on a JF Stoll VM27 diet feeder. The online parts book shows a different looking part. Just wondering if this part is unique to JF or a common type of axle part. I have googled ADR axle parts and...
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    Triple Mowers

    I am looking for users experiences of triple mower conditioners. local dealers to me cover Class, Pottinger, SIP and John Deere. I have a 3.2m Lely front that I intend to keep and will be PX'ing a Lely 3.2 M mounted and a 3.2m Lely trailed or selling privately depending on what I am offered for...
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    WR Partners -Accountants

    Does anyone have any experience of this firm. We are with Howard Worth accountants in Cheshire but they have just been taken over by WR partners. The accountant who oversaw our account has left to set up on his own. He only oversaw it for a year after he took over the task from a previous...
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    Contractor to relocate solar panels

    I have a 50KW solar array on a cattle shed roof that is woefully under performing. A company has fitted a monitoring system and done some investigation and think the cable insulation from the inverters to the panels is eroding causing shut downs on some strings. Our other issue is the roof gets...
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    Dual Power on 7610 series 2

    Bought a 7610 last October from a dealer who had 'restored' it. Was delivered straight to the independent mechanic I use to sort out a PTO oil seal leak. It sat in his workshop all winter and we only got it back last week. Turns out it needed quite a bit of work doing on it. The dual power was...
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    Mobile biomass wood chippers

    Supply of woodchip seems to have ground to a halt . I had a walking floor load ordered three and a half weeks ago that has not arrived and the supplier is not answering phone or emails. Anglia Farmers say there suppliers only doing broiler sheds existing customers due to saw mills shutting down...
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    P H Winterton sawdust uncontactable

    I ordered an artic load of woodchip from them 3 and a half weeks ago for my biomass boiler expecting it to be delivered in 2 to 3 weeks. I have been trying to chase it up this week as we only have about 10 days supply left. Getting no answer from landline or email . They are only 30 miles away...
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    Yorkshire/Clydesdale bank feed

    Had a email from quickbooks online yesterday saying the auto bank feed into the online accounts would be turned off tomorrow as the feed was not compliant with new regulations. It said they were working with the bank to find a solution in the next few months! Bit out of the blue . Have Any Xero...
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    Tractor with no V5

    I bought a Ford 7610 series 2 late October from a machinery dealer. He claimed to have lost the V5 and said I could get a new one from DVLA. I had the tractor delivered to straight to my mechanics workshop to do a few small jobs on it. Having problems after sending in paperwork to DVLA and...
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    Situation Vacant Herdsman

    Due to our current herdsman progressing to a share farming opportunity we now have a vacancy for a head Herdsman. The position includes a 3 double bed barn conversion located on the farm which is located in the centre of the village. We currently operate a 11 day fortnight with 28 days...
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    Win 10 startup problem

    Having problems with a new Dell laptop. Bought to replace my mother window 7 laptop. On set up tried to make chrome the default browser but Microsoft said no as it was in 'safe mode'. Altered a setting to try and take it out of safe mode. On restarting it gets stuck on the screen where you...
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    Battery cages

    Could anyone confirm if this photo is the old style battery cage or an enriched one. The image was used in a presentation at my daughters school about Veganism to demonstrate factory farming. My 15 year old daughter told the teacher this photo would not be in the UK as it was illegal to keep...
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    Situation Vacant Assistant Herdsman- Peak District Derbyshire

    We are looking for a Assistant Herdsperson to be a part of a team of 4 for our 330 cow, 500 acre dairy farm. The herd is autumn block calving and run on a paddock grazing system, making maximum use of grazed grass through a fully tracked paddock system. We rear around 90 replacements every year...
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    Solar PV monitoring

    My solar panels have never performed as well as expected after being fitted nearly 4 years ago. I have had the following proposal. What do forum members think? The Client has one 49.5KWp rooftop solar array which has not been regularly tested/inspected and the system is known to be...
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    Situation Vacant Assistant Herds Person

    We are looking for a Assistant Herdsperson to be a part of a team of 4 for our 330 cow, 500 acre dairy farm. The herd is autumn block calving and run on a paddock grazing system, making maximum use of grazed grass through a fully tracked paddock system. We rear around 90 replacements every...
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    Machinery Dispersal Buxton Derbyshire

    https://www.grahamwatkins.co.uk/uploads/events/files/598_0_catalogue.pdf Local retirement sale of a family farm. Most of the equipment has been owned from new and will have been well cared for.
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