Don't think I will have enough winter ground this year, will have around 150+ ewe hoggs mv accredited which I would like to find some ground for in South Warwickshire or I would be open to sending them off for a few months if someone was able to manage mv accredited stock.
200 easycare x Shetland 2 tooth's for sale. Ran dry.
Hard run on a 100% grazed forage system.
Never been drenched.
Tups were all twin reared and selected for hair type coat. Most of these 2 tooths are clean belly and breech. Sheared end of April, didn't get dysect till late July. Anything...
How much per head per week is a reasonable price to pay for mob grazing a few hundred sheep at this time of year. Loads of grass in big paddocks, good access but does need electric fencing for peace of mind.
I've got a few small sawfly caterpillars appeared on the leaves of my maincrop turnips yesterday. I've never seen them before there were masses of them, and obviously more are to hatch yet. I have Hallmark in the store ready to spray, but no point before they've all hatched.
Does anyone know...
Carlisle today - about 700 shearling rams averaged £1500, with a top price of 30,000 gns.
I can't remember being at a sale with as much buzz and enthusiasm.
And the same will happen next year after about a third of the purchases have died. :banghead:
Nothing to do with me but thought it may be of interest to someone;
....... between an agri-business and small holdings/family farms?
I try to read a large portion of all that is written on TFF and I see a continuous and growing divide/ confusion between these types of farming.
The problems, needs and benefits are so often polar opposites between these types...
Looking at a new 'farmer-sized' SPFH. The Claas 840 is 400 HP, JD 8100 380, both smallest models. Had a price for the Claas, JD yet to quote. If prices are similar, which way to jump? Both dealers are local and excellent.
(Forage wagon or contractors won't work for us).
Written by Justin Roberts from Agriland
An Amazone Cirrus drill was called upon to get a crop of Redstart into the ground as mid-August approached, which is getting late when it comes to catch crops.
James Cleary of Cloughjordan, Co. Tipperary runs a spring-calving dairy herd and has come to...
The surprising bit is it is also Paraquat ready. Paraquat is banned now but having used it extensively when it wasn't I am surprised to see resistance...
As seen in Farmers Guardian 30th July 2021
With an increasing trend towards more extreme weather in the latter months of the summer, moving to crimped grain
should be considered to take control of harvesting challenges and maximise the feed value of the crop.
Luke Carling of Partridge Farms...
Dairy farmers across the UK and Ireland are being encouraged to analyse their forages regularly during feed-out,
to ensure rations meet performance targets and support rumen health.
According to Lientjie Colahan, technical sales support at Lallemand Animal Nutrition, this year's silage could...
Written by John Swire from Farm Business
A tragic accident last week (August 4) claimed the life of influential and passionate forage and environmental seeds specialist, Brendan Paul.
Trained as a botanist, he counted himself fortunate to have been involved in growing plants throughout his...
Now that the climate scientists have proved beyond any doubt the farmers are responsible for destroying the planet and spoiling the good time everyone was having. And now that the media have made sure everyone has been made fully aware of this outrage. And now that our leaders have seen the...
Been thinking of buying a charmoise tup
For ewe lambs, what are the pros/cons of using them? I get they are slow growing and pull less on the ewe lamb but do they have a tendency to get fat at low weights? Ideally I want a scenario thats more than “getting a lamb through her” and have something...