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  1. Stw88

    New Farming Investment Fund launched today

    i wonder how much setting up these new schemes is costing? probably more than the farmers on the ground are actually going to receive.
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    It's December 1st. How many more of you are 'goody two shoes' like me?

    Easy money but are the big boys not more on the ball with paper work and things when there on such a large scale. Many having people just to do paper work. It’s the people with only a handful that haven’t got a clue about what needs recorded and what doesn’t.
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    It's December 1st. How many more of you are 'goody two shoes' like me?

    I had a good one yesterday, lass rang up from some defra office wanting to come and inspect the walls that were done under capital works. These were done 10 years ago! I said your more than welcome but how are you going to tell what was and wasn’t rebuilt as they have all greened over now. She...
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    Who else woke up to find their SFP in their account?

    First time weve been paid on the first!
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    Ltd company ?

    Is the rate of tax not rising to 26% for company’s?
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    Corvus utv???

    Think they just fell to bits. He bought 1 and while it was broke down they sent another out and it fell to bits then they sent another and it broke down then he sent all 3 back and got his old gator back.
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    Corvus utv???

    I would stay clear of the Corvus, friend of mine had 3 off a dealer and killed all 3. They ended up giving him his old gator back.
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    Storm Arwen

    I wouldnt like to work in an insurance office this morning!
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    Concentrate Price Tracker

    The thing is they will have most of there tonnage forward bought (if they don’t there stupid as cereal prices were only going 1 way) so they will know exactly what ewe rolls are going to cost.
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    Fibreglass feed bin moving in wind.

    I would say option B when it’s next empty so you can shift it.
  11. Stw88

    Te pari hd3 vs Clipex contractor sheep handler

    If I had big cross ewes it would be a no brainier for me!
  12. Stw88

    Te pari hd3 vs Clipex contractor sheep handler

    Mother in law has just been in for a new knee today 16.5k! Makes a all singing dancing crate look cheap if it saves knackered knees and hips.
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    Beef / Lamb & Pig Price Tracker

    Last time abp had a big lift liveweight went mental on the Monday.…….
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    Increase in cost of ready mix and stone

    I don’t think the government realise what a Knock on effect the removal of red diesel usage on plant will have. Not looking forward to quotes for lime in the spring. Surely the cost of hs2 is going to go through the roof now.
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    Beef / Lamb & Pig Price Tracker

    And the extra the drivers are having to be paid to stop them all jumping ship.
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    Beef / Lamb & Pig Price Tracker

    It will be next summer when the feed firms run out of forward bought raw materials that the prices will start to rocket!
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    Very dry autumn.

    weve managed with the dry springs, no grass but rather have that then weeks of relentless wind and rain.
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    Very dry autumn.

    Apart from the cold barren may I could put up with a repeat of this years weather every year for the rest of my life. Dry ground does make farming in this part of the world loads easier!!
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    Today at work

    Lovely morning going round the tups. Bit of prepping for next weeks xmas show
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    Beef / Lamb & Pig Price Tracker

    2 years mandatory testing and it should be a thing of the past. We’ve tag tested for 7/8 years now. Only had reactors the first year. They were removed streight away and never had a problem since. Think its £2ish extra a calf over the normal tag price. By far the cheapest and easiest way.