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  1. N

    Most effective rat poison to use on farm

    What’s the most effective rat poison to use on farm?
  2. toquark

    Reciprocal grazing arrangements

    Does anyone have any? Thinking of entering one with the neighbour whereby he grazes some sucklers on our ground during summer and we get use of his for wintering sheep. Ideally it would be a cost neutral arrangement and no money would change hands, obviously depending on numbers grazed etc...
  3. Bald Rick

    Diversification ...........

    Saw this in the press 3 eyed calf born in Brynmawr and sold to a Hindu temple/animal sanctuary in Leicester for £5000 Amazing https://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/news/leicester-news/three-eyed-calf-wales-rehomed-5617245
  4. W

    How much do you use PLI in bull choice

    Do you heavily use PLI in your bull selection ? If not what do you look for and what would you use if the vote on AHBD's levy next spring is not to continue paying the levy ?
  5. Agriland RSS

    Sizzling top price of 14,000gns at Summer Sizzler

    Written by Brian McDonnell from Agriland Last Saturday (July 3), the Summer Sizzler dairy sale took place on the Maineview Farm of Andrew and Caroline Kennedy in Ballymena, Co. Antrim. In total, the sale consisted of 61 lots from 31 vendors – with deep pedigree females consigned by some of...
  6. J

    Calf swallowed plastic teat.

    Ive been helping a calf on a bit,not getting enough milk from its mother.Tonight it pulled the teat off the bottle and swallowed it.Jammed my hand down it throat but the teat just slipped through my fingers.Anyone else had this happen,and whats the outcome.Calf is about 2 weeks old,and the teat...
  7. C

    lely calf machine

    has anyone got a lely calf machine on here just trying to find some settings for it
  8. Durry cows

    Wanted autumn calving dairy heifers

    On the look out for around 20 in calf heifers calving now until end of September time thanks
  9. Farm Business RSS

    The future of dairy farm sustainability

    Written by Lydia Turner from Farm Business More than 80% (83%) of UK dairy farmers see investment in improved genetics, genomics, nutrition and vaccination as being important to producing better quality heifer replacements so that these animals have a more productive life when they enter the...
  10. Manny

    10 week old heifer calf price.

    Hi I have a cow that has to go see to prolapse complications. She has a ten week old heifer calf (saler X). What is it worth?
  11. Agriland RSS

    Dairy Focus: Prevention better than cure in Co. Antrim

    Written by Brian McDonnell from Agriland In this week’s Dairy Focus, Agriland made the trip to meet the McLean family on their dairy farm near Straid, Co. Antrim. Roy, his wife and their six children are currently milking 85 to 90 mainly Holstein Friesian cows, supplying milk all year-round...
  12. D

    Stillborn calves

    We and the vets are struggling to answer why we are loosing calves this year, they are blonde and blonde cross cows/heifers with 3 different bulls used, some calves have been large but most are average sizes, the cows look well but not to over conditioned, they have all been bolused. Often...
  13. Grassman

    Total stupidity

  14. andybk

    Has anyone brought any stock back from Europe since we left !

    Its getting that time of year again , Has anyone brought any stock back from Europe since we left ? we have imported for last 5 years with no issues , just wondered if any problems at present with sale season starting up again , have heard of export issues and petty rule issues in calais but...
  15. Stags Agri

    UNRESERVED DISPERSALS & JULY ONLINE TIMED AUCTION - Kemps Farm, Winsford, Minehead, TA24 7HT & ACROSS THE SOUTH WEST - LIVE FROM 01/07/21 - 11/07/21

    AT KEMPS FARM, WINSFORD, MINEHEAD, TA24 7HT NOW LIVE! CLOSING SUNDAY 11TH JULY (FROM 7PM) DISPERSAL SALE OF 2 JOHN DEERE TRACTORS, MANITOU HANDLER, YANMAR DIGGER, LAND ROVER DEFENDER 90, BOBCAT 753, HONDA QUAD BIKE, TERRATRAC ALPINE TRACTOR, FARM MACHINERY, LIVESTOCK & GENERAL EQUIPMENT BY...
  16. Stags Agri

    Dispersal Sale of Tractor, Quad Bike, Trailers, Range of Farm Machinery & Equipment - Bolitho Barton, Camborne, TR4 9NS - 13/07/21

    AT BOLITHO BARTON FARM, BLACK ROCK, CAMBORNE, TR4 9NS ON BEHALF OF MR RE ANGUISH TUESDAY 13TH JULY STARTING AT 11.00AM DISPERSAL SALE OF TRACTOR, QUAD BIKE, TRAILERS, RANGE OF FARM MACHINERY...
  17. C

    Youngest live heifer calving

    Had this youngster calve yesterday, unassisted, bull calf,heifer is 14 months 20 days old ,anyone had one younger ?
  18. happycows

    Culls with foreign eartags.

    So now 85% of our cows have foreign eartags any ideas how to get the most for them once we have finished with them. Nice Fleckvieh x’s so should be worth a lot but everywhere you look they just want to rob them. last one we put in the freezer a few months ago. On the whole it’s been good but...
  19. C

    Bloody calves

    Has any dairy farmer in northern England got any calves to sell? I’m not asking because calves are dear in markets..I’m more than happy to pay market price...I’m asking because I want a regular supply off calves each month from a good home that’s had a good start in life..ideally looking for...
  20. A

    Poorly calf

    Does anyone know how to treat this calf. We have tried all sorts been poorly since Thursday but has been up and down since then. We are stomach feeding water. Mixed glucose in it. She has had scours mix - we are at a loss and I don’t want to lose her. Her poos have been ok until today .. I’ve...
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