cattle

  1. Muddyroads

    Clarkson on the nail again?

    Hopefully this will copy across from this morning’s Sunday Times: I do tend to go through life with a general sense that everything will be all right in the end. Yes, we are told every 20 minutes that soon the Earth will be a superheated ruin that’s no longer capable of supporting even...
  2. hally

    Nettles!!!

    Is there a cheaper alternative to grazon for spot spraying nettles. Also is the sprays sold on here competitive against Agrivista etc
  3. Greythundercloudys

    First lmb dose,?

    What's folk using this year for the first dose, white stuff?
  4. R J

    India Bans wheat exports

    Just heard this on the radio this morning , with immediate affect
  5. YorkshireAndrew

    Live music events .

    I’ve been going to watch live music for a number of years 🙄 & still do , two of my personal favourites were seeing Texas at a small venue in York not long ago & Fleetwood Mac at Leeds Arena a few years ago , there’s nothing better than being in an audience at a concert . Anyone else care to...
  6. Cowabunga

    The danger of centralised factory food

    Just look at the massive number of major retailers and products implicated in this one factory salmonella contamination. Just imagine how much worse a centralised artificial meat production facility, contaminated by something worse, like Botulism, could injure or kill thousands of people in a...
  7. Agriland RSS

    First-time vendor sells bull for ‘world record’ price at Carlisle

    Written by Agriland Team from Agriland What has been described as a world-record paid has been paid at the British Limousin Cattle Society’s annual May bull sale, which took place at Borderway Mart in Carlisle, England, on Saturday (May 7). Gerwyn Jones was a first-time vendor at the sale...
  8. Barleymow

    We are only hobby farmers in the uk

    Son is doing the USA harvest this year ,he has been over there since mid March in South Dakota getting things ready .Yesterday he moved to a different place to help them sow corn ,its only 100000 acres and they have 14000 to sow in 14 days .This chap also has another 100000 acres in Montana
  9. J

    Situation Vacant Trainee Herdsman (or woman)

    Generational family farm of medium size 230-250 cows, with some arable land and beef cattle, seeking Herdsman. Looking for the right person to fit into an established team, with the opportunity to take on day to day running of a Dairy Herd after a suitable period of training. This would include...
  10. TripleSix

    BVD Sample tags

    Ordered calf tags, have been sent the ones that take the sample for BVD. Is this now compulsory? And of course they don't seem to fit our pliers. Why is everything so f**king difficult
  11. M-J-G

    Red Clover

    Who's growing it, and what are the up/down sides. I'm wondering about feeding it to young stock and restricted to sucklers along with straw. TIA
  12. Agriland RSS

    Holstein UK CEO Sue Cope passes away

    Written by Agriland Team from Agriland Sue Cope, the chief executive officer (CEO) of Holstein UK, passed away yesterday (Wednesday, May 11) after a short battle with an undisclosed illness. Holstein UK announced her death with “great sadness and regret” in a company statement today...
  13. S

    Crows around Buildings

    What’s the best way to deal with crows coming into farm buildings where cattle are being fed. Always have a serious problem at this time of year and just noticed this morning they are starting again. Have tried nets but not easy to do whole building and still have access. Have various folk who...
  14. B

    Food Banks Whats Going On?

    Im old enough to remember the 3 day week in the early 1970s ( i was at school then), when the country had days without any electricity? miners were on strike, brought the heath govt. down? and other hard recessions up to now? It just seems to me the population has got so soft over the years, and...
  15. Sir loin

    What would you do?

    Yorkshire water gain access to a sewage works through my land every 2 months they send a tanker to pump sewage and take it away for treatment. Twice now..... twice..... they have left the gate open and let my cattle out onto the road 25 cows and 25 calves and a bull, was the first time (June...
  16. A

    Portable shearing machines

    Struggling to decide between the smaller Razor type handpiece with the battery built in and yet Rambo set up with the bigger battery on a belt. Will be used for crutching in the Combi clamp, out in the field for victims of flystrike and a few ewes if I can’t be bothered setting up the proper...
  17. A

    Portable shearing machines

    Struggling to decide between the smaller Razor type handpiece with the battery built in and yet Rambo set up with the bigger battery on a belt. Will be used for crutching in the Combi clamp, out in the field for victims of flystrike and a few ewes if I can’t be bothered setting up the proper...
  18. Defra Farming

    Meet Rose, Sustainable Farming Incentive pilot participant

    Meet Rose, Sustainable Farming Incentive pilot participant Written by The Team Nestled in the historic landscape of Cornwall’s north coast, Wicca Farm dates back to the Bronze Age. The associated cliff land is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) well known for its maritime grassland...
  19. Agriland RSS

    Renowned Fife farm for sale for over £3.9m

    Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland A farm in rural Fife, Scotland, has been brought to the market with an asking price of over £3.9 million. Downfield Farm, situated near Cupar and approximately 40 miles from Edinburgh, comprises about 406.73ac of farmland and woodland in total. It is...
  20. C

    15 acres of grazing between Wantage and Hungerford (one off)

    Just overseeded with herbal leys and want to knock back existing grass with sheep. Electric fencing will be needed. Can sort out water. Sorry first post, hope Im in the right place.
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