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  1. firther

    Coming Home For Lambing.

    should grow even faster now theyve gotta new go faster stripe on :ROFLMAO: took a lamb off 1 last years hoggs yesterday, she doing fine wi other but this were getting behind an would prob have perished in all that rain yesterday, looking a different lamb this morning though🤞
  2. firther

    Coming Home For Lambing.

    lambs are looking well (y) ours seem to be growing better this year than last so far🤞
  3. firther

    Thinking of getting a beltex...am I mad

    thats a cracking lamb, do you know roughly how old it will be
  4. firther

    TexX ewes - which Tup to use?

    ya putting me off starting wi main 1s are you 2 :rolleyes: :ROFLMAO:
  5. firther

    Coming Home For Lambing.

    i need subtitles when i talk to them an i'm only 30 miles away or so :ROFLMAO:
  6. firther

    Coming Home For Lambing.

    i've done tups so at least i've started in good time this year :ROFLMAO:
  7. firther

    Thinking of changing to shedding sheep. Change my mind.

    i think in another 10 maybe 20 years virtually all sheep in uk will be shedders, then kingspan will become the new asbestos and they'll be a big demand for wool insulation. But as it stands wools worthless and not really worth the effort
  8. firther

    Thinking of changing to shedding sheep. Change my mind.

    yep bruises them i were always told
  9. firther

    Coming Home For Lambing.

    its more or less only job i don't enjoy with sheep, think i will start on tups this weekend though
  10. firther

    Coming Home For Lambing.

    Don't know what they been playing at this year, a few people I spoke to had similar probs, Prob be worth next to nowt 😂
  11. firther

    Coming Home For Lambing.

    finally finished lambing on sat day :ROFLMAO: 2ewes with a good lamb a piece. i prefer singles at this late stage anyway. overall been a good lambing some of early lambs are flying 🤞 not weighed em yet but well in 30s by looks. suppose its shearing next:rolleyes:
  12. firther

    Grass growth (lack of)

    no rain here either apart from a few spots, and that were it. heavy due this morning though which were a little surprising
  13. firther

    Grass growth (lack of)

    it were dry and east winds this time last year around here, by time we got to june there were plenty of rain for rest of summer. i have noticed in recent weather patterns that we don't seem to get april showers any more
  14. firther

    Pissssst! New Wool Shedder!

    scientists reckon wool kills covid 19 a good lie to start the day :ROFLMAO:
  15. firther

    Charollais sheep

    all though educated men would say they are 4 different words ;) :ROFLMAO:
  16. firther

    Charollais sheep

    i always think thats 1 of worse traits in a lamb, especially on a shearling when your wanting lamb to be wick
  17. firther

    Beef / Lamb & Pig Price Tracker

    hardly gonna go down well with joe public either
  18. firther

    Coming Home For Lambing.

    you have beaten me to finish line then :ROFLMAO: nearly there me sen, i supppose tomorrows job will be moving some away from home and shut hay fields off, this year aint half flying
  19. firther

    Pedigree Lleyns?

    i were talking to someone other day who swapped from texels to lleyn's and he said it were best thing they'd ever done. less problems etc. There also butchers so they must be happy with them. Personally i run texels and texel x's so don't shoot the messenger :ROFLMAO:
  20. firther

    Off colour lamb

    update on lamb, seems fine this morning, ear is back normal and its running and skipping around. see how it goes through next 24 hours

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