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    "Improving Our Lot" - Planned Holistic Grazing, for starters..

    @Fenwick where did you get yours? Do you like them?
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    All things Dairy

    I thought you were having me on but no, a quick Google and whaddyaknow! 👍👌
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    All things Dairy

    I should add, 200 ish cows, about half in calf for autumn block, so about 100 to go at.
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    All things Dairy

    Got 5 beef bulls to go into herd, they haven't been mixed and all separate at the moment... Run them in singles and swap every couple of days? Or pairs and swap every few days? Always been of the opinion 1 bull working is better than 2 fighting, but...
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    "Improving Our Lot" - Planned Holistic Grazing, for starters..

    Just asked this question in another thread 🙈 but anyone know if there is a UK supplier for the Pensagro fence lifter? Also any tips on using them? Look just what I need, with the pre-programmable timer...
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    Batt latches and gate lifters - who's using

    Anyone here got the Pensagro system in UK? Wondering where I can procure...
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    Batt latches and gate lifters - who's using

    Think that's Argentine pesos (about 150 to £1 GBP)...
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    Red Clover

    Looks a great yield. Are you dairy? People say let the red clover flower but... at that stage a fair amount of feed value will have gone from the grass, for milking cow grub at least.
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    All things Dairy

    How do you mean, a highs and lows group? Or two herds?
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    All things Dairy

    The people who will benefit most from a Glypho ban will be the refineries and plough manufacturers...
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    Mobile Oopf

    Clever idea. Does it have a computer sat there with it to monitor/limit how much each cow has?
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    All things Dairy

    If its into pasture you'd be mad not to spray IME. Allows me to min till maize in and avoid the plough.
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    All things Dairy

    Thanks all. Have been doing both depending field geometry etc. Fairly convinced I get higher intakes from 2x.
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    All things Dairy

    Are most grazers on here giving cows a fresh break of grass once a day, or twice?
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    All things Dairy

    Are those nets also for stopping birds pecking through the plastic? That's the main reason we have nets (crows).
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    All things Dairy

    For those who run multiple angus/hereford bulls at breeding, how do you get on with the named sire scheme? Not put named sires? Put multiple sires on passport? How many can you put? 4 Herefords raring to go...
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    All things Dairy

    We also use a "crow sheet" (heavy gauge net) over the top of the pit, extra weight may help. And if you can, open it the opposite end to the on-coming prevailing wind.
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    Fly time

    Yes point B is the main issue.
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    Fly time

    What about chickens following the herd round? Might sound daft but flypor at £1/cow for a squirt would probably buy a few ex layers...
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    "Improving Our Lot" - Planned Holistic Grazing, for starters..

    And cake at £500/t...
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