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  1. Derrick Hughes

    Our charity heifer donation for Breast Cancer

    My wife Hannah who is recovering from breast cancer also says what a lovely thing to do
  2. Derrick Hughes

    Our charity heifer donation for Breast Cancer

    Well done and good luck Hope you get loads of support
  3. Derrick Hughes

    Who's looking at grazing lucerne as a drought resilient pasture?

    If you got Sky , watch the film the Rams
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    Who's looking at grazing lucerne as a drought resilient pasture?

    I thought the man on the vidio was the negative one
  5. Derrick Hughes

    Who's looking at grazing lucerne as a drought resilient pasture?

    He seems to be suggesting it's more trouble than it's worth , would it not b eisier for him to harvest it and feed it out on grass pasture when feed is short , as for the uk , there is an abundance of pasture in areas that to much rain is more of an issue so why keep sheep in an area that's...
  6. Derrick Hughes

    How do you keep and mark keys

    I locked the gates for the winter to keep the 4x4hare chasing mob out and find my locks filled with glue So keys gone in bin 😬
  7. Derrick Hughes

    My partners cattle are freaking me out

    Cows and calves , store cattle , dairy , any bulls ? I've worked with cattle all my life , quite lucky to be still alive Most dangerous , Bulls and Cows with Calves , treat them with respect , and was told never to make a pet of a bull If you look at accident s on farms , livestock related...
  8. Derrick Hughes

    Car leasing companies

    Been leasing for years , never paid a penny on return , then they stung me big style on the last ones ,so done with it , never again , that was a main dealer as well
  9. Derrick Hughes

    Firewood price.

    Beats burning it and filling the sky with smoke ,
  10. Derrick Hughes

    Firewood price.

    Wood chippers will take wood around here free of charge save you burning it
  11. Derrick Hughes

    Are Contractors rates having to go up.

    There will be a percentage of farmers that are price chasers, loyalty is not in their vocabulary, they are the same with everything they buy ,
  12. Derrick Hughes

    Commodities and covid

    Have you ever seen an arable farmer on a bike
  13. Derrick Hughes

    Silage / Straw / Hay Price Tracker

    Heard it all before , if the weather is good at harvest it will just add to the masses that's already out there , farmers have cut back drastically on straw use ,
  14. Derrick Hughes

    Silage / Straw / Hay Price Tracker

    Was it not cheap at Nick Champions sale , to much about and no demand , may pick up in the new year as farmers look to stock up with straw
  15. Derrick Hughes

    Cambridge rolls to desiccate cover crops?

    You need an offset topper for that job
  16. Derrick Hughes

    Silage / Straw / Hay Price Tracker

    Silage at Stow , £5 and £10 bale and tidy stuff Lot of hay did not sell like the straw , trade Flatt
  17. Derrick Hughes

    Buying road salt / grit

    Nitram does the job , but a tad expensive this year
  18. Derrick Hughes

    Narrow lane

    A carrot often works better than a stick
  19. Derrick Hughes

    Putting time aside to just enjoy

    You need a bit of simple to really enjoy life
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