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  1. Yorkshire lad

    Main dealers fitters

    We had a fitter out from a main dealer last week He has been in the job for twenty years and told me he is leaving the industry after harvest . He had many reasons , pay being one but also the fact he did not feel valued or respected . He sited on example , on the dealers web site there is...
  2. Yorkshire lad

    CF Fertilisers

    I’ve had an email yesterday that CF are stopping production of AN at Billingham and Ince, due to the cost of gas . It doesn’t say how long for, but it’s not good news How have government allowed one company to have all the AN production in the uk . I thought there were laws regarding monopolies
  3. Yorkshire lad

    Nitrogen prices

    Has anyone bought any new season nitrogen One rep told me he has more booked than last year. Another who I tend to believe said he has very few orders yet
  4. Yorkshire lad

    Noisy vehicles

    I've been in the waggon today .While in some slow moving traffic there was an Audi A3 with a custom exhaust on it at the side of me The noise from it was awfull He was being followed by various VW and Subaru's all with modified exhausts Later on I was passed by a gang Harley Davidsons...
  5. Yorkshire lad

    Wago connectors

    I’ve had some trailer lights to sort out. , I’d usually use crimp connectors or choc blocks to join the wires A mate gave me some Wago connectors to use what brilliant things they are Just push the wire in and flick the lever down Lifting the lever releases the wire again A lot it you will no...
  6. Yorkshire lad

    Springer Spaniel pups

    5 Generation pure English Springer Spaniels pups We have owned the female line for 35 years all have been good workers . Heavily marked black and white dogs They are docked and dew clawed wil be chiped and recieve first injections worm and flea treatment are up to date Ready 21 May Would...
  7. Yorkshire lad

    Rent Review

    We have some land that we rent on an AHA is up for a review this year. It's typical heavy land so not suitable for roots ect . The landlord has appointed a new agent one of the large national ones. He came to view the land last week and said they were looking for an increase of about...
  8. Yorkshire lad

    Deterring Starlings

    We and our neighbours have been invaded by swarms of starlings The sky is black with them I have never seen so many. Its not just the food thet are eating, the gates and troughs are covered in droppings They really like picking the grain out of maize silage Has anyone found a way of...
  9. Yorkshire lad

    American farmers

    I'd rather watch YouTube than TV now and enjoy seeing farmers in other countries . I follow a quite few, Millennial Farmer and 10th Generation Dairyman being a couple of them. What suprises me is how Americans use skidsteers as their main loaders. Surley loading shovels or...
  10. Yorkshire lad

    Reverse drive gearbox

    I’ve been offered a Man truck engine and I’m thinking of using it to drive our Mecmar drier Problem is the engine drives in the opposite direction to a tractor pto Any gearboxes that I’ve found are light weight that drive hydraulic pumps This engine is 180 hp and drier takes 100hp so I need...
  11. Yorkshire lad

    Spelling and Punctuation

    I've noticed here and other forums how some people criticise the spelling and punctuation of others . Is this acceptable as the poster obviously have problems with spelling and puncuation . Why is there a need embarrass the posters faults . We all have a weekness and bullies usually...
  12. Yorkshire lad

    On the docks

    I drive a truck part time all the work is off the docks Yesterday I took a loaded fridge in to Immingham to go to Esbjerg (Denmark) no problems . Then had to collect a trailer from Esbjerg and drop it in a warehouse in Immingham The terminal couldn't release the trailer as it was on customs...
  13. Yorkshire lad

    Vaccines in short supply

    I ordered some Bovalis from the vets before Christmas. Normally order one day collect the next day. But this time it took 8 days. I have ordered another 40 doses again on Monday it’s not here and I’ve been told hopefully middle of next week A mate tells me Rispoval is slow as well Anyone...
  14. Yorkshire lad

    Christmas lights

    A local farmer made a Christmas John Deere a few years ago He has updated it to a new model and added a plough There is also a Land Rover to go with it If you in Hayton it’s a wonderful site to see He is raising money for Cancer Research Search Facebook for. Christmas Tractor
  15. Yorkshire lad

    Ring worm

    We occasionaly get a bit of ringworm in calves after they have been weaned . Normally a couple of patches about an inch in diameter on 10% of the batch which dissapears fairly quickly . We then do not have any for a couple of years . But we currently have a severe outbreak of it . The vet says...
  16. Yorkshire lad

    Spanners in tractor tool box

    I used to have 10 ,13 ,14 ,17 ,19 ,22 and 24mm spanners in my tractor tool box . With these I could sort most problems out in the field. I could look at a nut and know what size it was . Now it seems i have to have a every size from 10 to 25 Why do we now need 15 ,16mm ect when we did not...
  17. Yorkshire lad

    Faulty nozzles

    I bought some Guardian Air 04 nozzles couple of months back Last night I went to roundup some barley. The first time I’ve used them Set off spraying and noticed pressure off the scale at 12 km/h Even at 10km/h pressure is 7 bar Nozzles don’t appear to be blocked but there is a variation in...
  18. Yorkshire lad

    Poultry bell drinkers

    128 Plasson turkey/ duck bell drinkers 128. Plasson Chicken bell drinkers 128 valves pipes and weights for the above £10 for bell . weight and valve
  19. Yorkshire lad

    Poultry feeders

    128 tube feeders £3 each 56 duck adlib hoppers Offers 07774 600049 hoppers
  20. Yorkshire lad

    Poultry Equipment

    For sale 32 Maywick gas brooders £100 each 07774 600049