1. daveydiesel1

    Electric cars long term owners

    Any1 been runnin a ev for 7+years? Did u have any battery problems and is a full charge not doin as many miles as when it was new? Also how many kw does it require to fully charge it and what miles is that gettin you?
  2. J

    Milking parlour and loose housing

    Due to various backgrounds issues that most on here don't know about (and I'm not going to post what the issues are on a public forum but they don't seem to be getting resolved), I'm not sure how long I can put up with staying where I am - and no it's not because the cows have escaped again...
  3. Farm Classifieds

    TE000400 - 2018 Kverneland 3022 Trailed Feeder

    TE000400 - 2018 Kverneland 3022 Trailed Feeder Advert added by: Chandlers (Farm Equipment) Ltd Machinery Details Category: Feeding and Bedding Diet Feeders Price: £23500 Condition: Good Description Kverneland 22 cubic metres 3022 Feeder, Trailed Twin vertical auger, Twin...
  4. Farm Classifieds

    TB000993 - Used AG175 Agri Bedder

    TB000993 - Used AG175 Agri Bedder Advert added by: Chandlers (Farm Equipment) Ltd Machinery Details Category: Feeding and Bedding Dispensers Price: £1750 Condition: Used Description AG175 AGRI BEDDER, SAND DISPENSER How to make contact with the Dealer Click here to read...
  5. W

    Dogs… again

    I’ve two collie pups ( different parents) Both are just over 6 months old we got them allegedly at 8 weeks although one was 7 weeks but the other I think only 5 or 6 weeks Any way , they are good natured and play with our other dogs no problem however Dog A.. the younger one , when walked...
  6. TFF

    RB209 Section 2 Organic materials

    Profitable farming requires continued development and use of a wide range of skills. Good nutrient management is an important aspect of this and can contribute to business efficiency and reduce environmental impacts The Nutrient Management Guide (RB209) helps you make the most of organic...
  7. M

    Situation Vacant FILLED - Burton on Trent Part Time General Farm Worker Wanted

    NOW FILLED - Part time worker wanted for family dairy farm near Anslow, Burton on Trent. - Responsibilities include feeding, bedding, general yard work - Hours approx. 9:00am until 1:00pm weekdays (also ideally alternate weekends if possible) - Must have a full UK driving licence - Tractor and...
  8. ih1455xl

    Silage wrap prices

    Anyone had any prices only quote I’ve had so far is 67.38/ roll for black 750
  9. cornishfarmerjohn

    Lambing prep

    Hi all, just after some advice, lambing starts for me at the end of the week. Unfortunately for various reasons I'm behind with getting everything ready. Normally a pressure wash each hurdle both sides that I use for the individual pens. Just wondering if everyone does this? Or am I going over...
  10. M

    Wintering ewes in a polytunnel

    Thinking of buying a polytunnel to winter ewes and give the ground a rest.Has anyone experience of sheep slats as we would have to buy in bedding.A friend told me someone he knows did this but found a problem with prolapses and felt the ewes need out every day for a while to help avoid this.Any...
  11. J

    Anyone use manure as bedding?

    I recently saw an article on Facebook that was encouraging manure recycled as bedding. This is very interesting and was wondering whether anyone actually does this? I’m guessing getting rid of the moisture would be critical to reduce the amount of bacteria growing, ideally with none at all...
  12. W

    Miscanthus yields

    Looking at putting areas of land that are always poor yield due to wet and black grass, what average yield arw people getting from their miscanthus and is it hybrid or standard. Also what are the thoughts about carbon trading and the value this may bring to miscanthus. Many thanks
  13. S

    Straw spreading options for loader tractor

    Just wondering what people’s thoughts are on straw spreaders/choppers when we just have the one loader tractor. The warthog loader mounted spreader looks spot on but they aren’t currently making the round bale model, we’re on all round bales here. I think Malgar used to make them as well but...
  14. Janet Hughes Defra

    New information about local nature recovery and landscape recovery

    Morning all and happy new year. Further to the information we published about the Sustainable Farming Incentive in December (see, today we're publishing information about the 2 other new...
  15. A

    Situation Vacant ***Exciting Job Now Available – Machinery Operator for large beef enterprise***

    Winnidad Farms is a new large 2000-head outdoor beef finishing unit near March in Cambridgeshire. The farm has well-maintained modern machinery and equipment, excellent infrastructure and modern cattle handling facilities. The farm maintains excellent animal welfare standards. The farm is part...
  16. Direct Driller Magazine

    Are you happy with the quality of the lime you purchase?

    Written by James Warne from Soil First Farming A word of warning to all of you who buy bulk lime products. There appears to be nobody in the supply chain fighting your corner to ensure the quality of the lime you buy meets the legal requirements as laid down in the Fertiliser Regulations...
  17. F

    Telehandler mounted scraper?

    Looking for a telehandler mounted yard scraper preferably with hydraulic width adjustment, does anyone know of a manufacturer?
  18. S

    Robot farms cubicle bedding routine

    Hi all I'm just interested to know how other robot farms bed up their cubicles? By hand? With a machine? Every day? Twice a day? Or every few days? We are currently bedding up twice a day using a hand scraper to clean down the beds and applying sawdust/lime mix by hand. We have rope scrapers...
  19. B

    Chicken muck

    Has anybody got experience of volunteer wheat growing that has come in the chicken muck? As going to be spread before spring barley, my hope is it won’t come to much as it’s going to of sat in the heap a few months. Thanks for any help!
  20. cousinjack

    Telehandler vs tractor for daily chores ?

    I have lately been wondering whether feeding up our cows every day with a telehandler is as efficient as it appears?? telehandlers by their very nature are fuel hungry with big engines, torque converters and heavy weights? With diesel going up as it is - I’m going to experiment with running...