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    breed fat lambs or pedigree flock

    what would you recommend buying / breeding to make a quality commercial flock, I’ve worked with sheep for a long time but only just starting to get my own flock growing and thriving and after abit of management advice
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    breed fat lambs or pedigree flock

    Thank you the Charolais mule ewe lambs from this year are looking like they will make big strong sheep so I was thinking of keeping them instead of paying silly money for some replacements at sheep sales
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    breed fat lambs or pedigree flock

    Only 30 at the moment but I’ve got some more land so either going to keep Charolais mule gimmer lambs or go buy some pure Charolais ewes
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    breed fat lambs or pedigree flock

    I have a mix of pure Charolais ewes and mules and wanting to go with one or the other either breed fat lambs or breed Charolais tups, which would be more profitable and how would I go about doing the pure breds properly , sell as tup lambs run on as shearlings and dose it matter if there...
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    Store lambs or breeding lambs

    40 ewes with lambs about 1.5 a piece and was gonna buy a few more at foot
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    Store lambs or breeding lambs

    It’s only a little side hobby not expecting to make millions just looking to see which route is best
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    Store lambs or breeding lambs

    I’ve a small flock of about 40 sheep and lambs and 20 acres and they seem to be causing a lot more problems than it’s worth as I don’t have a lot of time to be messing about catching them up all the time I know that’s just typical sheep but thinking about getting rid and buying in store lambs...
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    Tips on adopting lambs onto sheep

    she had 2 but they both died just not at same time
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    Tips on adopting lambs onto sheep

    Thank you and yes too late to skin lamb
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    Tips on adopting lambs onto sheep

    Had a ewes lamb died and trying to mother on 2 pets who are keen to drink but sheep not like them at all any tips or tricks that could help me out cheers
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    sheep tags for market

    when doing movement papers for breeding sheep do you just write the uk number and x how many there is or do you have to write the full number out as there’s not many boxes on the sheet just wondering how you go about it
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    breeding sheep trade

    what’s in lamb ewes worth this year on an average continental types mules , Texels ext and what do people think ewe and lamb trade will be like this spring? just wanting a rough idea
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    Tup hire prices

    A local bloke is wanting to hire my pure Charolais tup for his ewes, don’t have a clue what to charge what’s the going rate to hire a tup? He’s only a shearling n payed £800 for it at beginning of autum. Cheers
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    Cost of round bailing

    What’s the rate per bale?
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    Cost of round bailing

    How much would it roughly cost to get 16 acre round bailed and wrapped.
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    Which breed or breed combination produces the best fat lambs

    selling live in fat stock sales
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    Which breed or breed combination produces the best fat lambs

    looking to buy some more ewes and thinking to go with pure Charolais as I sold some char x tex fat lambs for a good price, wondering what other people thought produced the best fat lambs
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    can you sell fat lambs that are lame?

    Thank you all
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    can you sell fat lambs that are lame?

    I’m taking the last of my lambs to market tomorrow but there’s a few lame ,nothing more than abit of scold but wondering if there still okay to sell as it would seem pointless to keep 2 or 3 back.
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    What services or products are in demand for farmers?

    At the end of the day I want a good paying business which I enjoy doing but not sure where to start. I have a great interest in agriculture and I'm wondering which if there's any product or services farmers need but cannot provide themselves, e.g. spraying, tillaging, bailing, that kind of stuff...
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