No, not a political thread per se but our freedom hasn't half caused some issues .........
Just since Jan 1st on this farm:
1) Deal to send 60 pedigree heifers to N Ireland ....... no deal because there are no lairage facilities on either side of the water for a physical vet inspection prior...
If you'd suggested this 12 months ago you'd have been laughed at.
Brits have always been against identity cards. A covid vaccination passport to get into anywhere is going even further. The government said it's a volantary vaccination. For months they have been denying people will have to take...
We are occasional straw sellers depending on price. If we can achieve £70/t and over we will bale and sell. If it’s less we chop it. Normally we’d sell to a merchant for ease. However this year we’ve sold direct to end users mainly because they are coming direct to us. They’ve...
My local dealer was telling me this morning that there is a rush on to export machinery to Ireland and Poland before January because in2021 all exports will have to be thoroughly washed and will have to be inspected by a vet!!!
Mad or what
We hope to buy a cow or two at a sale in mid September and they can be taken to the mart at Cirencester by the owner, to be picked up and brought to my farm.
The timing of the trip is flexible over about 3 weeks post sale. If you can help please let me know on 07826 03 7775.
going up the A12 the other day every 5th HGV was sporting a sticker on the back saying PL , LT, RUM, etc etc couldnt remember others, do these run on our roads with the same costs, conditions regulations our british hauliers have to? do they get away without paying at the river crossing the auto...
If Italy is in shut down .....how is it that reporters from all over the world can suddenly arrive there to report ?
I'm just hope that the Vegan bandwagon doesn't try ,by some means, to link it to livestock however tenuously just to cause doubt and mischief !
On thing that is a regular hassle for me is getting bits of kit around the country back to me. Dose anyone know of a place to find post from guys with wagons moving about the country and needing to fill a wagon. Would be good to have a sticky post for any lorry’s going north/south etc.
The Silage Straw and Hay Price Tracker Thread on The Farming Forum
Please include location and price.
Offical Hay and Straw Prices are published by the AHDB here: https://dairy.ahdb.org.uk/market-information/farm-expenses/hay-straw-prices/#.XS-GzOhKhPY
Another thread to help TFF members track prices.
The official AHDB prices can be seen here: http://beefandlamb.ahdb.org.uk/markets/deadweight-price-reports/deadweight-cattle-prices/
Please include sale location in all your prices if it differences from the location on your profile.