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  1. Guiggs

    Dumped sheep remains

    Sorry if this has been posted elsewhere but I thought it should be shared amongst the forum, Copied of Facebook, originally posted by a relatively local farmer in Leicestershire. ANYONE MISSING SHEEP? Location - #Notts This message was copied from another group: Many of you will know I had...
  2. R

    Badly behaved Dairy bull?

    My father has a young dairy bull he bought just after Christmas. Its been a late year getting the cows out so he has only really been out a month or so. My father has been put out of the yard twice now after gathering the cows in by this young bull. My brother went to turn the cows out and the...
  3. Pan mixer

    Cattle tagging regulation change?

    I realise that we are all going to have to use eid tags in the future, I have started this year in fact. Talking to someone who should know today and her advice was that there will be a new sort of eid tag coming out, new herd numbers and all cattle must have a new eid tag with reference to the...
  4. BVD Zero News

    Survey confirms producers link between BVD control, improved calf health and reduced...

    Survey confirms producers link between BVD control, improved calf health and reduced antibiotic use The 2019 National BVD survey was the fourth time that this annual survey has been run, and this year it attracted a record 1,243 respondents. Organiser of the survey, Boehringer Ingelheim’s Matt...
  5. capfits

    Arable producers reverting to a mixed farming

    Evening, With various issues on our horizons, soil sustainability, less available chemicals, low organic matters etc etc are some presently pure arable operators thinking of introducing livestock back into there enterprises. There has been some muttering about arable enterprises here in...
  6. M-J-G

    If you tell lies you'll get caught out eventually

    Some people can't help themselves
  7. JP1

    Hoohah over pigs raised for meat at West Yorkshire school

    Anger over primary school rearing pigs for slaughter A headteacher says he has received "overwhelming support" for the project but critics claim it may be "traumatising" for children. By Rachael Kennedy, news reporter Monday 29 April 2019 17:09, UK Image:Critics say the process of rearing...
  8. S

    Heat Detection Systems

    Currently looking at Heat Detection systems. Options are Sensetime, Herd Insights or Nedap. What’s people’s experience of them or recommendations for another system. Milking all year round. Reason for installation is that I also work off farm and not overly confident in relief Milkers...
  9. Steevo

    Xero - tips and tricks

    Just starting to use Xero for the new tax year onwards. Set up the bank account, can create rules ok, and starting to get the hang of it. What else should I know? Any tips and trick appreciated! I'm planning to watch some of the Xero Youtube videos before long too.
  10. zsnotdead

    Northern Ireland Milk Price Tracker

    trying to revive the ni milk price thread from the other forum which has nearly died, we differ from the rest of the uk in that most of our raw milk is "exported" to ireland and with brexit,europe what this holds for us. also most of our dairy products are exported which leaves us very exposed...
  11. Cows 'n grass

    All things Dairy

    Last week i upgraded my phone from a Nokia nearly as old as me to the cheapest smartphone on the market so now i have the TFF App and find myself taking photos of everything. So i thought I'd start a dairy specific picture thread where people can post pics of cows, calves, bulls, parlours...
  12. TFF

    Beef / Lamb & Pig Price Tracker

    Another thread to help TFF members track prices. The official AHDB prices can be seen here: http://beefandlamb.ahdb.org.uk/markets/deadweight-price-reports/deadweight-cattle-prices/ Please include sale location in all your prices if it differences from the location on your profile.