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Updating the 100 year old cattle pens here (ok, slight exaggeration, they're 60 year old, but situated in the 200 year old former dairy byre which is somewhat remote from the "modern" housing, and usually requires a few bodies to block holes in the journey between the two...
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Anyway our current trailed JD 740 has given up the ghost and we are now looking for a replacemet.
As we are a mixed farm growing cereals winter and spring plus potatoes and then weed spray on grassland etc.
We are currently at 24m and looking to...
Needing a recommendation for a company to do internals for our new cattle shed- Would need to be able to supply gates, sheeted doors, swinging feed gates with lockable head yokes, feed troughs. Shed is 90 x 40 has electrics/ water already.
I’m planning on making some sheep feeders I want to make the timbers of of similar stuff that goes on the skirting of cattle feed fence so I know the size but what type of wood should I ask the timber merchants for I want something that will last and won’t shrink too much to let meal out
Bateman cattle crush with hoof trimming winches
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Bateman cattle crush has a fixed winch at the back and a removable winch at...
I’m looking to buy a Bateman RB16. Some seem to have the prime/purge spray boom recirculation fitted but others don’t.
Would people advise only to buy one with the recirculation system or do people manage fine without?
thanks in advance
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Initially was told I'd need a 5 day course/test, now as I'm experienced (40 years of driving alsorts of equipment)
It's been reduced to 2 days , more bureaucratic tick boxing bs , it seems a ticket for a larger forklift isn't acceptable for a little 3 wheel electric job.
How long before some...
Just recently noticing that there's not alot of give in my bateman suspension 2008 especially around headlands have to go pretty slow otherwise its a very Bumpy ride!!
Is this normal for an older machine and is there anything I can do or adjust to make things smoother??
Thoughts be much...
Afternoon all - we've launched the farming investment fund - info here: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/farming-investment-fund
Here's a blogpost explaining what's changed and how we've improved the scheme based on learning from previous schemes...
Got a new Bateman RB35 last autumn which had fuel problems right from the word go. 4 sets of fuel filters in the first 20 hours were needed to make it run. Put it down to colder weather waxing the fuel even though the fuel had winter additive in it and the sprayer is always stored in an...
Can anyone shed any light on this?
I own an orchard with a small river running past it.
There is a ford across the river..to the field the other side which has just changed ownership. The new owner lives on my side of the river and without consulting me has started using the ford for crossing...