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    B and B pigs

    And who would be the favourite to get in touch with to speak to?
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    B and B pigs

    Good morning all, probably not the right time to be looking into this but we have just taken the next door farm on and there are more sheds than what we know what to do with I was wondering if B and B pigs would be an option, i there people looking or not with the current climate. We are located...
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    Cake Price Tracker

    What are people paying for Trafford?
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    Fiona grass seeder

    Is this still available?
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    Drainage

    Just an idea I’m in kind of the same situation tenanted farm, I have bought a single leg mole plough with a 4 inch bullet on it I have a day in spring and a day at the bqck end of summer it works a treat! Whether this could be an idea
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    Mid tier - have you been accepted?

    Did they offer everything that you applied for? Still waiting for ours 😰
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    Feeding my dairy cows

    Selco plus it appealed for the continuation in supply and ease of storage
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    Feeding my dairy cows

    Basically we added a moist feed took some of the blend out changed the parlour cake upped the maize slightly they are now eating 10 kg a day more silage than they were with the moist feed added they eat and lie down full where as before they would wander about not content at all
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    Feeding my dairy cows

    the job is ten times better I got in touch with an independent fella he came the following day and tweaked a few things sampled everything and we have nearly halved bought in feed costs/usage more from forage and mills gone up. And the cows are looking a lot better. They are getting a bit of...
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    Total Lockdown?

    Will livestock auctions be off then?
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    Feeding my dairy cows

    No plenty of forage and good forage! Cows are medium size
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    Feeding my dairy cows

    And my problem is they won’t eat anymore
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    Feeding my dairy cows

    Currently 23kg silage @ 29dm 4kg maize 34 6kg roots 4 kg blend Meant to be m+17 0.4kg litre in parlour over that
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    Feeding my dairy cows

    One rep turned up last week and claimed moving to there blend they would eat 15 kg more of silage so he was reminded about the lockdown and turned away 🤬
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    Feeding my dairy cows

    I have checked and re checked weigher they get fed twice a day both at milking time the highs are averaging 30 litres but I feel they are milking of their backs as they arnt eating enough forage there dung is a bit loose butterfat at 4.3 protein is at 3.4 there on a blend/fodder beet/maize and...
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    Feeding my dairy cows

    Cumbria it’s a nightmare with reps
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    Feeding my dairy cows

    Good morning I’m really struggling with my dairy cow intakes, one day they lick the trough clean the next day there’s half of it left. I feel like my nutritionist is only out to sell tons of feed, I have a rep in the yard nearly every week with only just 6 months into my tenancy. They all inform...
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    Dairy farm to let

    Ah it’s that bad is it!! ?
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    Dairy farm to let

    It sounds like the landlords going to spend a bit of money on the place though with doing the house up?
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    Dairy farm to let

    Will it be like if a dairy farm comes up round here? Everyman and his dog having a go?
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