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    Nemo virus

    Can nemo eggs still hatch when it’s cold at night? It’s -1 too 2 degrees every night atm but up too 13 in the day at the minute…. scops forecast says hatching to start in 7-14 days for my area but has said that for the last 21 days so it’s hard too use that as a guide 😂
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    Dog trainer, specifically for a kelpie

    Anybody any recommendations for a dog trainer too send my kelpie too? I bought her as part trained, it’s my first kelpie and I’m struggling with her so wondering if taking her too see somebody who knows more about how they handle than me might be able too help us or recommend they keep her for a...
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    Grazing ground- bare land wanted

    Due too expanding my sheep numbers I’m looking for more grazing ground within 30minutes drive of Lichfield Staffordshire… Ideally looking for an arable farmer looking for some kind of deal too rotate grass around there farm and get the benefit of sheep on the land, also cover crops, turnip land...
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    Walk through feeders

    Looking for approx 80Ft of walk through sheep feeders, preferably not the type with a hay rack built in but would consider that type …
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    Feeding beet

    How long will chopped beet keep for spread on grass?? Iv got the chance of beet pretty cheap but the logistics of feeding it aren’t the best… wondering if I hired a muck spreader and tractor and spread a few loads thinly across a grass field would it keep or would it all start too rot in a a few...
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    Scanning 21

    Not seen a thread yet, scanned mine today 174% 24 empty out of 300
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    Prattley spare wheel

    Looking for spare wheel for prattley yard... the type with a bearing in centre and 27mm nut bolts it on
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    Grazing available for approx 100 ewe hoggs

    Due too having a lot of grass about iv got spare grazing available for approx 100 ewe hoggs... could possibly take more for the right deal... now until September ish possibly longer... Dm for more details...
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    Lazy collie dog

    My dogs not done much work over lambing and now there’s more work happening she’s getting tired really fast, it’s really noticeable after 15 mins running she goes lazy as hell... she’s been on same feed since last year really, she’s not fat, quite hollow really she eats anything in sight but...
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    Abortions in sheep

    Mod note: This thread has been moved from the Tracker thread. I’v still got singles outside and none of them aborted as yet... the twins are a bit comfy on space and I think its because they’ve been scrapping at feed time... all enzo vacc’d but not toxo... 3 aborted now so Vet is gonna have to...
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    In-lamb ewes

    After between 20-30 inlamb ewes, mules, suffolk mules or tex X ideally ... Not fussed on age Aslong as all there teeth lambing between 25th of January and early march Enzo vacced needed too anyone got any??
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    2 texel tups for sale

    Iv got 2 shearling texel tups for sale, based Staffordshire.. There’s 4 too pick out of but only selling 2.. Will get some better pictures at the weekend if somebody is interested they were still with ewes when I took these...
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    TMR- sheep

    Anybody feeding sheep tmr at lambing? I feed hay down feed barriers now anyways so wouldn’t need too modify the shed really... feeder wagon is parked in the nettles round the back... Iv got access too hay, haylage, maize, beans, oats and barley fairly easily and I rent my shed off a man with a...
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    **Wanted**

    Looking for 30-40 Suffolk X or north country mules .. not too fussed on age anything up too full mouth as close too ST18 as possible but will travel within reason
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    Prattley yard or similar

    Wanted... prattley yard or similar... looking to spend up too about 5k for the right yard but cheaper the better
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    Ewes and lambs **wanted**

    Looking for around 100-150 lives based staffordshire Ewes ideally mules, lleyns or romneys
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    *wanted* trained sheepdog

    Looking for a collie dog ideally a blue merl bitch part trained or trained budget is around 1k night stretch further depending on dog don’t need anything fancy just for moving sheep from 1 field too the next really with some chasing them into a catching pen
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    Sheep management app

    What apps are people using for recording movements/sheep treatments/ lambing time data etc... Currently use a diary but pages have got a bit damp and made me think iv my phone on me more than the diary so might be better using an app off some kind?
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    Are the council drunk??

    Just had the particulars through for the 3 Staffordshire council holdings that have just came up for tenancy... stock farms, barely fenced, buildings need work, atleast 2 of them have been empty for some time so rather run down... £225 an acre!!! I nearly fell out of my seat ... it’s a no from me
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    Are the council drunk??

    Just had the particulars through for the 3 Staffordshire council holdings that have just came up for tenancy... stock farms, barely fenced, buildings need work, atleast 2 of them have been empty for some time so rather run down... £225 an acre!!! I nearly fell out of my seat ... it’s a no from me
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