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  1. M

    Grassland Carbon Credits

    Is there any companies working out / offering Carbon Credits for grassland yet? It must be feasible by using cut grass as the 'harvested crop'. (Heard nothing re working out for grazing land)
  2. Farm Classifieds

    Teagle Tomahawk

    Teagle Tomahawk Advert added by: Harry Blake Machinery Details Category: Feeding and Bedding Straw Choppers Price: £9000 Condition: Excellent Description Bought new in autumn 2017, owner operator, barn stored & still in daily use till mid August. Swivel...
  3. milkloss

    New manure regs

    OK, simple livestock man here….. All grass, straw based bedding, no slurry/dirty water. how does it affect me?
  4. Agriland RSS

    Farmers urged to start planning winter feed and bedding strategy

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland Forage Aid Trustees are urging farmers around the United Kingdom to start forward planning how they can manage and build winter forage and bedding stocks following the cold, wet spring of 2021. The charity has been receiving reports of shorter stocks of...
  5. Wigeon

    How long in a trailer?

    Excuse the ignorant arable farmer question, but there are some ''stunt" livestock here for a film set. There are 3 goats and 2 ewes in one closed stock box trailer, and a sow and a litter in another, plus 3 heifers in a small pen. The owners of the stock are not here currently, but are...
  6. Barleymow

    Amazing fact from Rt

    ☀️ BALE OUT ☀️ Once a combine harvester cuts a cereal crop, it literally sorts the wheat (or barley or oats) from the chaff. Straw - the stalky 'waste' product - gets spat out and is commonly baled for use as livestock bedding. Red Tractor stating the bleeding obvious Facebook now
  7. B

    Kramer telehandlers

    Hi all, simple question really. I am looking for owners/users opinions on Kramer telehandlers both good and bad. Preferred model would be KT407.
  8. Agriland RSS

    3-day sanitation plan to prepare pens for the next calving season

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland As youngstock facilities empty out over the summer months, dairy producers should take the opportunity to disinfect pens in preparation for the next calving season, said veterinary consultant Dr. Tommy Heffernan. “The low level of immunity in calves...
  9. MarkT5

    Combine for 250 acre

    Hello, After some advice on combines as it’s all new to us. We grow about 250 acre between wheat barley and beans or rape and want a combine to do this job. Would like to spend little as possible around 25k ish to 30k on something to do the job. Lesser electrics the better and would like to be...
  10. O

    Road maintenance in France - Vive la difference!

    We live just off a local D road. My farmer neighbour has a council road off the D road about 400 m long going to the farm - nothing else, just the farm. This morning the council turned up to re-surface it. Not tar and chippings, but a proper Barbour Greene laid tarmac surface, about 40 t in...
  11. Farm Classifieds

    T6003703 - 2007 Jeantil PR 2000RGT Straw Feeder

    T6003703 - 2007 Jeantil PR 2000RGT Straw Feeder Advert added by: Chandlers (Farm Equipment) Ltd Machinery Details Category: Feeding and Bedding Diet Feeders Price: £3500 Condition: Used Description 2007 Jeantil PR 2000RGT Feeder Wagon, Trailed, Electric Control...
  12. Farm Classifieds

    TC000210 - 2010 King Feeder Wagon

    TC000210 - 2010 King Feeder Wagon Advert added by: Chandlers (Farm Equipment) Ltd Machinery Details Category: Feeding and Bedding Diet Feeders Price: £9995 Condition: Used Description 2014 King Feeder Wagon, Trailed, Horizontal, Tandem Axle, 20 Cubic Meter Capacity...
  13. Farm Business RSS

    Forage Aid urges farmers to start planning winter feed and bedding strategy

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business Forage Aid Trustees are urging farmers around the United Kingdom to start forward planning how they can manage and build winter forage and bedding stocks following the cold, wet spring of 2021. The charity has been receiving reports of shorter stocks of...
  14. Farm Business RSS

    This 3-day sanitation plan will have facilities ready for the calving season

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business Disinfecting calving facilities prior to the calving season helps reduce future disease pressure As youngstock facilities empty out over the summer months, dairy producers should take the opportunity to disinfect pens in preparation for the next calving...
  15. D

    For those farming less than 200 acres.

    Purely for those farming less than 200 acres * please : 1) Have you been invited to be a pilot for the SFI ? Will you be taking up the invitation ? 2) How important are current BPS payments to your business ? 3) From what you know to date, do you see the SFI as being of relevance to your...
  16. J

    Getting sucklers back in calf. Weakening Dam-calf bond

    Before the bull goes back in I have always taken the calves away from their mothers and moved to twice a day suckling for a few weeks to aid bulling. Due to an awkward piece of concreting we are doing this week (in the entrance to the shed) it will be much more difficult to bring them in twice a...
  17. Scholsey

    Replacement tine bar for muck grabs

    Looking at repairing old Albutt muck/bale grab, is it possible to buy a big length of box with tine bushes already welded in?
  18. DrDunc

    McHale or Kuhn Fixed or Variable?

    Which baler to replace a variable chamber Krone? McHale roller makes best shaped bales of grass, Kuhn belt best for swallowing dry stuff (and presumably straw), but bales of second cut sag before wrapping (or I didn't set the density correct on the demo). What are the McHale V6 like for making...
  19. Farm Classifieds

    Kuhn 1270 Diet Feeder

    Kuhn 1270 Diet Feeder Advert added by: Russell Group and Hallmark Tractors Machinery Details Category: Feeding and Bedding Diet Feeders Price: £7950 Condition: Description single auger tub feeder, front cross elevator, single axle, weigher [email protected]
  20. D

    Leaving hay to "sweat"

    Interested to know what people do with big bales regarding keeping them out? We have a bit of rain coming in this weekend, they've been baled 3 days ago and there is good weather after the damp weekend. Better to keep them out for a few weeks?
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