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  1. Jim bean

    Farmer Roy's Random Thoughts - I never said it was easy.

    Didn't get any, would of liked some. Hope those further north got my share.
  2. Jim bean

    Farmer Roy's Random Thoughts - I never said it was easy.

    Had the Stiga out today spraying the lawn.
  3. Jim bean

    Farmer Roy's Random Thoughts - I never said it was easy.

    Thats embarrassing after you were cursing the government for mixing up Moira shire and Moyne shire for drought relief. :whistle:
  4. Jim bean

    Farmer Roy's Random Thoughts - I never said it was easy.

    Ant l had exactly the same in Italy, mad barstewards are always stuck on your exhaust or trying to overtake on blind bends. I just switch to l don't care mode when driving overseas. Mind you Melbourne drivers aren't much different.
  5. Jim bean

    Farmer Roy's Random Thoughts - I never said it was easy.

    It’s peat pete. Mixed with silt sand and clay. It’s 2 feet deep with light clay under it then under that is a layer of limestone that keeps the water from disappearing. l think its aso what they call self-mulching over here. Just touch it with a cultivator and it falls to pieces .
  6. Jim bean

    Farmer Roy's Random Thoughts - I never said it was easy.

    Nice soil best l've ever farmed even has lime in it so a high ph
  7. Jim bean

    Farmer Roy's Random Thoughts - I never said it was easy.

    Remember when you were 12 and helping dad was so much fun
  8. Jim bean

    Low Line Cattle

    Here’s one cooling her feet. The fence is about belly button height
  9. Jim bean

    Low Line Cattle

    Lowline cows with speckle park bull in lower pic.lowline with angus calves in middle and 10month old speckle park cross lowline calf on top. Nice little cows, don't eat much, calve easy but l haven't kept any crossbred calves to see how big they get. They would be ideal for boxed meat sales.
  10. Jim bean

    Low Line Cattle

  11. Jim bean

    Farmer Roy's Random Thoughts - I never said it was easy.

    Cows l spoke to my mate at the market he sells these from 200-250 but reckons people would pay 300
  12. Jim bean

    Farmer Roy's Random Thoughts - I never said it was easy.

    Doing up the 1850s hut in our garden puttiing a new concrete floor in. Took it easy on my son only giving him two mixers to keep going The hut is heritage listed. One of my neighbors was born in it. There were six kids
  13. Jim bean

    Farmer Roy's Random Thoughts - I never said it was easy.

    Brilliant that one, you selling any.Would sell well in the markets round melbourne, if others aren't doing the same thing. How much for one like that.
  14. Jim bean

    Farmer Roy's Random Thoughts - I never said it was easy.

    Yes we do in the British section at the supermarket along with marmite, penguin bars, tunnocks, hp sauce and bisto gravy. Mcvities chocolate digestives have made it into the regular biscuit aisle.
  15. Jim bean

    Farmer Roy's Random Thoughts - I never said it was easy.

    Have had a lot of wind and rain last couple of days feel guilty posting these pics
  16. Jim bean

    Farmer Roy's Random Thoughts - I never said it was easy.

    Did that yesterday because it was 7oc and drizzling on and off.
  17. Jim bean

    Any countries short of fodder?

    Hays been steadily going up in price in my part of Aus. 5x4 round bales are between $180-200 on gumtree now. About 100 quid each.
  18. Jim bean

    Farmer Roy's Random Thoughts - I never said it was easy.

    Woolworths have handed out 11 million to 450 struggling dairy farmers. (24,444 each) . Would be better if the proccessors would pay more for the milk in the first place.
  19. Jim bean

    Farmer Roy's Random Thoughts - I never said it was easy.

    Thought as much, must be a bucket load of cash there for the dairy farmers in a drought affected area.

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