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  1. Sam myers

    Rent agreement

    Evening everybody, got the chance of taking on a bit of grassland but need to come to an agreement on price per acre. 10 acre of old grass lays currently full of rubbish. The agreement is I will do the hedge cutting, any upkeep, buy and apply all fertiliser and I will receive any BPS. More than...
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    Heavy hay bales

    Afternoon all! I run my own hay making equipment and also help other farmers bale theirs into round bales, we have a lely/welger rp445 and are always asked to turn the density down when we are baling their hay to prevent it warming. it makes no difference to me how they want their hay baling...
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    Livestock building

    Currently have a Building used as a straw shed But looking to convert it into a livestock building! currently has tin sides and stone floor so looking at concrete panels and concreting the floor. what depth would you recommend is ideal for the floor of a livestock building? ive been told 6 inch...
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    Grass seed

    looking at re drilling some old grasses to make hay/haylage, what type of grass lay should i drill? what seed would you recommend and how much will the seed cost me for 10 acres worth? thanks in advance
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    what makes good quality hay/haylage?

    What quality of hay/haylage would make the feed more valuable? obviously supply and demand changes costs every year but what percentages of moisture, feed value, dry matter, proteins will make it more or less valuable?
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    What to look for in quality Hay/Haylage?

    What quality of hay/haylage would make the feed more valuable? obviously supply and demand changes costs every year but what percentages of moisture, feed value, dry matter, proteins will make it more or less valuable?
  7. Sam myers

    Winter barley costings start to finish

    Good morning everybody, Currently looking for advice and anything anybody has to offer will be greatly appreciated! I’m currently a store cattle farmer with mixed arable and grass land but I’m looking to expand so I’m thinking about taking out some of our grasses and putting more winter barley...
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