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  1. B

    Birds That Choose To Nest In Farm Machinery

    Over the years we have had birds nest in tractors, example one year a robin choose to nest in the roof lining of our ford cabbed scraper tractor, gaining access through the missing back glass ? wagtails are always about here and have nested under the back of little used tractors in the past...
  2. Farming Monthly National RSS

    Farmers will find their place in the sun by investing in solar farming

    Written by Administrator from Farming Monthly National Panoramic of a solar farm at dawn taken from the air Selecting the right location means solar farms can generate income, improve biodiversity, and boost farms’ green credentials explains Pieter D’haen, development manager at power firm...
  3. G

    Claiming laundry as business expense

    Can anyone advise if self employed person can claim for laundry of work gear as a business expense, rather than the flat £60 tax relief., which I think only applied for employed farmers.
  4. Headless chicken

    What to feed heifer calves this autumn?

    Historically we’ve always fed cake and straw and they’ve done very well and it suits our system as we’ve not got any fixed facilities for them so we can just use tubs and a ring feeder. with cake price climbing higher we need to consider the alternatives as see how others are doing it. We fed...
  5. jed

    Sucklers anyone miss them ?

    I’ve had a mare of a calving time this year from abortion to cryp calves that won’t suck and really have had enough of the f…ing things pretty well convinced myself that they’ve got to go . I love to look at a field of great looking cows and calves but I’m not getting any younger kids are not...
  6. j6891

    Best small ATV

    After my last quad got stolen I'm after a replacement. It was a can am 250 which was ideal for what I needed - road legal and fast for chasing sheep/cattle. Any recommendations or is everyone buying these big 1000cc jobs or utvs? I just need something that can zip about and save walking...
  7. G

    Who gives a flying feck whether Starmer had a beer?

    As sbove??
  8. will6910

    Which investment is better currently

    I currently have a small dilemma. I have sold some off my store heifers and done not Brilliant. So Im going have to graze the remaining 9 heifers for the summer to get more weight on them. So il have 9 heifers and then ewes and lambs. I can’t see how il have grass for them all without some...
  9. Stags Agri

    THE DISPERSAL SALE OF 3 TRACTORS, TRAILERS, FARM MACHINERY, LIVESTOCK & GENERAL EQUIPMENT

    On behalf of Mr A Strickland TO BE SOLD BY ONLINE TIMED AUCTION RUNNING FROM: FRIDAY 6TH MAY - MONDAY 16TH MAY (7PM-7PM) LOCATION: HAWSBIT FARM, BRADFORD ON TONE, TAUNTON, TA4 1HR VIEWING DAY: FRIDAY 13TH MAY (10AM-4PM) COLLECTION DAY: FRIDAY 20TH MAY (9AM-4PM) TO VIEW LOTS & PLACE BIDS...
  10. Agriland RSS

    Scotland: Views sought on changes to bovine TB Order

    Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland The Scottish government has today (Monday, May 9) opened a consultation on proposed amendments to the Tuberculosis (TB) (Scotland) Order 2007. The consultation will run for 12 weeks until its deadline on August 1, 2022, and is open for views on...
  11. Kidds

    Badger killing lamb.

  12. Kevtherev

    Forage Crops

    Thought I’d start a thread on what members are/have been putting in this season to fill the forage gap with rising feed costs. Brassicas Arable silage mixes Rye etc
  13. F

    Male goats

    Hi all, I am looking at keeping my male kids for meat any ideas for feeding rations ,should I castrate or not is there an outlet for meat cheers
  14. A

    Finishing cattle at grass

    Hello have a few Simmental bullocks around 530 kg 15-16 months old. Would I be able to get them in good weight off grass
  15. Agriland RSS

    Entries ‘flooding in’ for Royal Bath & West show

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland Entries for the Royal Bath & West livestock classes have been “flooding in” from producers around the country, including for the much-anticipated Zwartbles and Bleu du Maine National Shows. Heading up the Zwartbles sheep judging is breeder Martin...
  16. Farfrae

    Simpler Times?

    From The Eagle comic, 1956. It all looks very pleasant not a drop of rain or bit of mud anywhere.
  17. S

    Local dealer sold

    One of the biggest independent motor dealers in country has been sold
  18. charlie94

    Clamping BREAD

    New here First Post Looking into clamping bread or cake for finishing cattle? Approx 30%dry matter Anyone done it? Any tips? TIA
  19. Agriland RSS

    Scientists find a new way to switch on dormant plant genes

    Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland Rothamsted scientists have found a new way to switch on dormant plant genes, one which does not require the insertion of foreign DNA. This is the first such demonstration using a gene editing ‘deletion’ approach in any organism, with previous methods...
  20. Smokey16

    Round baling silage cost

    Hi just wondered what other farmers will be paying this year for round baling and wrapping. Thanks
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