1. spin cycle

    what should i pay per 4ft round bale

    .....contractor cuts...i turn....then contractor bales + wraps...6 layers :)
  2. scrubbuster

    Best bout for NH 945

    I will be baling hay for the first time with the 945. I always rowed up for the old 370 with the haybob. Will I stick with the haybob and then travel a bit faster or should I get a rake in? TIA
  3. Little Karoo


    Hello Everyone. Clueless Farmers daughter here again, who doesn't want to trouble my poorly old Father. Had quotes of 2.5 - 4k to make 12 acres of hay. Thinking of trying ourselves, particularly as we maybe getting a further 20 acres next year. Can anyone advise what are the best old...
  4. D

    ELMS in the real world.

    Have just been having a read of some current threads:
  5. scottish-lleyn

    Feed silo haulage

    Ive recntly bought a 5t collinson feed silo at an online auction. Im looking for somone to move it from the farm i bought it from to my farm. Sombody told me they usually get delivered on a tipping flat bed. Anyone know of anyone who could move it for me in south east scotland or near by? Thanks
  6. Andyt880

    DD turnips into permanent pasture without glyphosate

    I am thinking of getting 4 acres of old grass land Direct drilled with turnips after second cut silage. Winters are wet here and land wouldn’t be the lightest but this would be one of my driest fields in winter. Never grazed a forage crop over winter here before. I am wondering would I get...
  7. ffukedfarmer

    Hay Making 2021

    Anyone made a start yet?!
  8. D

    Do you have small run about or compact tractor?I

    I suppose the quad bike & mule type atv's have taken the place of the small "knocking" about tractor. Do any of you have a small tractor perhaps with transport box loaded with fencing material or compact tractor mowing the lawn. If so what do you have & what do you use it for? I feel a bit...
  9. Smokey16

    New holland round baler

    Iv been and seen a new holland 548 round baler today whilst I was there the chap showed me a new holland 740a belt Baker what's people thoughts on them
  10. gavd

    Which part of forage making to take in-house first?

    Looking for a bit of advice on which bit of machinery to purchase first to do a bit more of our silage/hay/straw making in house. Just a small place so around 2-300 bales silage, 100-150 bales hay and 150 straw yearly. All done in 4 ft rounds. Currently we have a 120hp tractor and 70hp loader...
  11. C

    Case dB 1594 thoughts etc

    Hi, I’m thinking of getting a 1594 for basically playing on this haytime, always wanted one 20 odd years ago, now in the position where I can warrant having the odd thing just because I want! It will be expected to put in a shift on 250 acres of hay making , big mounted Tedder, twin rotor...
  12. Sid

    If you were a silage contractor

    How would you decide what order in which to chop grass now this year? "Me" first isn't an answer because it's @Sid first 🤣
  13. Dog Bowl

    Crimped Spring Barley

    Never had anything to do with it. Always take spring barley as a wholecrop but looking at other options as feel I don't need the bulky nature of all that forage. What is the process involved? How would I clamp it? How do folk feed it? What sort of feed rate would you feed it to weaned suckled...
  14. Mark C

    Baled forage Rye silage

    We are trying a bit of forage rye this year as an experiment. No clamp for chopped grass so it will be baled. When would people suggest cutting it ? I was thinking of when it was just splitting boot for max biomass Cheers mark
  15. Cmoran

    Tanco mower thoughts?

    Been looking at the new Tanco triple mower setup I’m wondering what are peoples thoughts on it. To me it seems a good idea as I already have a tractor fit to drive it. I’m still on 2 trailed mowers but will be looking to speed up the job in the future. I know it’s new and probably best give it a...
  16. Manney

    Bigger rear moco or stick with smaller front/rear combo

    Bit of a mower dilemma. Currenlty run a 2.8m kuhn rear moco and an ancient 3m claas front moco on my Fendt 711 which is about 140hp on the shaft. Front mower has died as it has a large crack in the bed. This combination on the 711 works ok but is slow uphill and is on the limit in our usually...
  17. Bossfarmer

    All grass with straw for muck deals OR all cereals!

    The direction of travel with farm support in the uk seems clear it seems i was right about brexit, that said what is now the way forward on mixed farms? no support leaves a big cut in net profit, whether your still making anything or not depends on prices either way nobody wants to make less...
  18. Greythundercloudys

    Better the devil you know, claas 250 baler.

    Iv got a claas 250rc, only doing around 500 bales of silage and 60 straw a season if that, but every year especially the last few it's alway needing bearings or rollers, broke down last day of baling last year, needs a new roller, one on the pressure system, the baler is good when not broken but...
  19. Jerseyjames

    Silage additive , round baler

    Round bale all out silage have never used additive before , have my own baler and bought a quad sprayer etc Going to mount the quad sprayer on the baler , all I want to know is where about a should I locate the nozzle , near the rotor above the reel seems abit hazzardous to me but maybe ok ...
  20. bobk

    Combining in Spain

    Nice , wish you were here .