Search results

  1. unlacedgecko

    Broken mouthed ewes on twitter

    Sounds like they’d be better putting a Finn or Inverdale over them.
  2. unlacedgecko

    Broken mouthed ewes on twitter

    You’re not too far off...
  3. unlacedgecko

    Broken mouthed ewes on twitter

    18kg R3L. I want as many as possible as cheap as possible.
  4. unlacedgecko

    Broken mouthed ewes on twitter

    thank you for including me. I was going to protest about my lack of IHT APR.
  5. unlacedgecko

    Broken mouthed ewes on twitter

    There's some not far from me, on the harsh hill country of Lincolnshire.
  6. unlacedgecko

    Vet call out charges

    I always speak to my vet before treatment. Normally we can sort out a more cost effective course of action for dogs. They are perhaps too used to dealing with insured pets or owners with bottomless pockets? I wouldn't call a vet out for a sheep. I've taken them to the surgery before, for...
  7. unlacedgecko

    Broken mouthed ewes on twitter

    It would devalue their inferior stock
  8. unlacedgecko

    Broken mouthed ewes on twitter

    Black headed dorpers. I'm quite tempted to try a few.
  9. unlacedgecko

    Broken mouthed ewes on twitter

    There’s quite a few in the UK already.
  10. unlacedgecko

    Broken mouthed ewes on twitter

    I think @Woolless has some sheep bred that way 😉
  11. unlacedgecko

    We don't chop firewood, but we bind it

    Is English your second language?
  12. unlacedgecko

    Broken mouthed ewes on twitter

    Im thinking dorper? Or breed the wool off a Charolais?
  13. unlacedgecko

    Broken mouthed ewes on twitter

    Preferably a shedding one.
  14. unlacedgecko

    Broken mouthed ewes on twitter

    And if farmed correctly the margin on those maternal wethers may not be that different.
  15. unlacedgecko

    Broken mouthed ewes on twitter

    Take out the usual deaths, barrens and mastitis then any remaining 5 year old ewes and you're about there.
  16. unlacedgecko

    Broken mouthed ewes on twitter

    AHDB stocktake puts UK lowland flocks average replacement rate at 22%.
  17. unlacedgecko

    Broken mouthed ewes on twitter

    Talk about a non functional animal! @MJT is the man to speak to for beltex that don’t need mollycoddling.
  18. unlacedgecko

    Broken mouthed ewes on twitter

    https://www.nationalsheep.org.uk/workspace/pdfs/ewe-efficiencya-the-driver-of-profitable-sheep-systems26032012172844.pdf cheviot x Shetland producing 20-25% more kg of lamb/ha than a half bred. most profitable ewe size is 55-60kg. Most lowland UK sheep are too big, with terminal x mules...
  19. unlacedgecko

    Broken mouthed ewes on twitter

    Most common choices seem to be Lleyn Romney or Easycare/Exlana. Some also using Aberfield.
  20. unlacedgecko

    PC Andrew Harper

    A 22lr to the back of the head would save lots of money for the tax payer.

Forum statistics

Threads
181,077
Messages
4,123,838
Members
45,424
Latest member
luathoangphi
Top