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    Wanted.. Ryeland ewes.

    Was really after white, but I’ll have a word with the mrs. How many do you have? And how much are they. Pm me if you like. Cheers
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    Wanted.. Ryeland ewes.

    A few Ryeland ewes or ewe lambs. Ideally Derbyshire but will travel. Thanks.
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    Pedigree Simmental bull.

    Thorncliff konka p Sire Darsham playboy. Dam Sterling graces saffron. 15 months old, ready to work. Needs to be gone ASAP. His pen pal has had to go in with a group of cows as my stock bull has broken his leg. Bvd, ibr, lepto accredited. Johnes level 1. Tb tested ready to go. £1600 for a quick...
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    Livestock pictures

    He’s a belter, did he calve ok? I’ve a couple of heifers by him, they calved fine, but know of a few horrors with bull calves. I’ve still got a few straws in the tank and start Ai’ ing next week.
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    Livestock pictures

    He looks some animal. Who’s the daddy??
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    Concrete shed floor

    If you want to lay it in one I would get someone with a laser screed.
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    Maternal tup for Texels

    Do you have any photos?
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    Maternal tup for Texels

    Have you got a few more details??
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    Quad tyres

    We’re having the same problem, Honda foreman 500 is eating front tyres for fun! Before the Honda we had a Yamaha 450 grizzly, the tyres on that were better but I don’t know what make they were, it went missing at 6month old?. Does anyone know what there fitted with from new??
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    Maternal tup for Texels

    They originate from texel mules, which are a good ewe for me, but haven’t bought in for some years now. Texel mule worked well for me, shame I can’t breed them myself. Buying in is not a option.
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    Hardiness of charmoise for outdoor lambing ewe lambs on texel mules

    I have used a charmoise on lambs for the last 3 years. The second the head is out they are shaking all the mucus etc off. As soon as there fully out there looking for a teat and they stick to the mum like glue. Down side is mine certainly aren’t the hardiest lambs and won’t stand much cold wet...
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    Maternal tup for Texels

    Pm me the details and we’ll see what we can sort out??.
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    Maternal tup for Texels

    Thanks for your thoughts. Would using a BFL or Suffolk increase the size of the ewe further? There already big strong ewes, wouldn’t mind decreasing size if anything. What are the highlanders like to handle? Cheers
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    Maternal tup for Texels

    What are your thoughts on a maternal tup to put over mainly 3/4 texels for breeding replacement ewes? We are just finishing lambing and I’ve had to intervene with to many, what breeds are going to inject some maternal traits back into the flock. Thanks.
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    Livestock pictures

    We’re in the Peak District, if your ever down this way your more than welcome to call in??.
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    Livestock pictures

    Thanks ?.The photos with the grass were taken last backend, it’s always a fairly slow spring up here, all my ground is 1200ft and above.
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    Livestock pictures

    Yes he’s breeding well, he only went in to sweep up last year, his calves are showing the AI’s up.
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    Livestock pictures

    Mainly by my home bred stock bull, the little heifer in its own is by coose Jericho.
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    Livestock pictures

    A few of my favourites from this year and a few from last backend.
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    Concrete Costs

    Darren Hall concreting.07929 443369 Had my yard done last summer can’t fault him. Lasers all the hardcore with a grader on his 360, then lays concrete with a laser screed. Very reasonable to.

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