Could anyone recommend a contractor with a mobile saw like a woodmiser who would travel to Penrith area and saw up some larch for us.
got 40 lengths left after clearing a 5 acre spruce wood on farm @Bobthebuilder @Hilly
We are in the SFI pilot with all our pp and smaller arable area in the advanced soils standard.
My little grip , which I have had a go at Janet about recently, is the definition of pp which I think it is really any field of grass you can't or shouldn't grow spring barley on.
Maybe 3 soils...
Thanks for all the replies ,
got milk powder ,will look for some dextrose,
been making live system since the early days but I'm not impressed with the more instant type of product its become. Like to think we are applying a live and working bacteria.
We stick a collar on from cowno.co.uk on our bulling heifers numbered 1 to 100 ,match the number to the last two digits on the ear tag.
I tag our eighty odd heifers with a consecutive run of tags.
Helps massively to ldentifiy whose who.
Someone once said to me when I was thinking of growing our beef calves on, there are three people in the chain, the breeder , the rearer and the finisher.
At any time only one of these will make a profit, but none of them knows who it will be.
We are still selling our calves at 8 weeks.
We are trying to sign up, but are having the same problem as you Manny, aiming to do advanced soils on all the good grassland and arable area of the farm.
But two fields which were in barley for years then grassed down when prices were low . Went from temporary to PG1 now back in spring barley...
Could I recommend , for anyone who is interested, reading Farmers Glory by AG Street . Got through it this spring and it describes farming before the first world war , one man to 10 cows handmilking ,his emigration to Canada which is fascinating, breaking the prairies with a lot of horses and...
We have 20 surplus heifers to sell, born Nov / Dec , genus AI sires Holstein and Jersey cross. A nice bunch.
I am now wondering if they might sell as well at Penrith stirk sale as at a dairy one. What are they worth ?
We had a great double diaphragm pump on our dairymaster for 25 years although we did buy two second-hand from Glastonbury which we swapped about, so were never sure which ones we had on.
all the noise was in the dairy so enjoyable quiet milking, and they worked well with the plate cooler running...