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  1. jimmer

    Is teat sealant worth it ?

    After drying off 50 cows on Tuesday all with sealant and/or antibiotics that would have been averaging no more than 10L i am yet again frustrated with the amount of milk leakage Makes me wonder if sealant is actually necessary
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    Split block herds

    Usually seen as a ball ache With some dairies insisting on a more level supply and the unavoidable cash flow yoyo, is running a split block herd that bad Two 9 week blocks wouldn't have to overlap in breeding or calving But are there issues with in parlour feeding unless individual feeding is...
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    Uploading pics

    Try to upload a pic, every time it comes up with a message saying unable to perform action due to low memory I have loads of spare memory, if I try 5 or 6 times it eventually let's me do it Is it just me? @Chris F
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    Shameless plugs

    I can't seem to get links up but would appreciate as many people as possible visiting vending machine site and liking and sharing please On Instagram it's daisysdairy21 On Facebook its Daisy's dairy On Snapchat its daisysdairy And while I'm at it my wife has an excellent farm24 montage on her...
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    Ag Hub P Plus software

    Bought a ag hub plate meter last year tried to load cd supplied with it to to grass calcs etc couldn't get it to load, sent email to ag hub , no response , didn't rain all summer grass didn't grow so wasn't too worried tried again this year and same issue anyone else similar issues ?
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    Cack handedness

    As above
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    Gallagher S20

    My S20 solar fencer has been faultless all summer, its now on self feed fence duty, the last few days it hasn't been working , just red light flashing Is this common when daylight hours are reduced?
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    Push along sawdust dispenser

    Any other makes to consider other than AG?
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    Scraper tractor issue

    Our scraper tractor, Ford 4000, might be a 4600🤔 has a hydraulic foible If it is facing uphill the arms don't always lift up, unless the clutch is lifted and brake pedal pressed, the incline doesn't have to be much, and it never happens when facing downhill There's plenty of oil in it Thoughts...
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    Ford 4000/4600 hydraulics

    Our scraper tractor, Ford 4000, might be a 4600🤔 has a hydraulic foible If it is facing uphill the arms don't always lift up, unless the clutch is lifted and brake pedal pressed, the incline doesn't have to be much, and it never happens when facing downhill There's plenty of oil in it...
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    Self feed wire

    Last year I used metal barriers on self feed face, they worked OK, but too much wastage on the floor I want to use electric wire this year I have two pits side by side with 12ft concrete walls, can I have others successful methods for wire placement and tightening please I'm guessing some...
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    Aga boiler

    Can I disconnect the water boiler from my aga to the immersion tank and run it [the jacket/boiler] dry?
  14. jimmer

    Race width

    Any got or can get me the measurements and or dimensions of a herringbone race they are happy with please For jersey cross type cows Thanks
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    Barnes dehorner

    Anyone else use or used this method ?
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    Shale on cow track

    Anyone got a rough idea how many tonnes of shale per foot/meter on a cow track? I'm looking at 15ft wide but unsure as to the depth of shale required for a good stable surface
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    Why?????

    WHY ARE THERE TWO KNOTS ON A LOT OF BIG SQUARE BALES NOWADAYS ABSOLUTELY CHUFFING RIDICULOUS :mad::mad::mad::mad:
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    Dairy farm near Harper Adams

    Very good, conscientious, experienced milker, and gfw just started at Harper Adams, looking for work Thanks Jim
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    46 plant oil

    My dieci telehandler has plant based 46 hydraulic oil It's bloody expensive and not always in stock Been told I can't mix it with normal hydraulic oil Anyone have a different opinion? Cheers
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    24, 48, or even 72!

    Is there a substantial gain from having shorter grazing breaks? Other than in wet weather will there be big enough gain in a 12 or 24 hour break, to justify major infrastructure expenditure on water, tracks, access etc?
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