1. H

    Bloated ewe

    Found a ewe last night in distress, realised she was blown up like a balloon. Didn't get a chance till this morning but I used a needle on her left side and released some gas but I thought it would have been more, she was still pretty blown. I have also given her 100ml of cooking oil down her...
  2. Agriland RSS

    Fertility project launched for Welsh beef herds

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland A major industry project is looking to boost both the profitability and environmental credentials of beef farms in Wales by bringing farmers and vets together in an initiative to maximise herd fertility. Improving the fertility of cattle – through...
  3. Agriland RSS

    Yara reports revenues of $16.6bn for 2021

    Written by Aisling O'Brien from Agriland Yara recorded revenues of $16.6 billion (€15.3 billion) for last year, according to the group's integrated financial report for 2021. The Norwegian company, which is a major fertiliser and crop nutrition producer, employs around 17,800 people and...
  4. organicguy

    Electric price, WTF

    SSE just sent me a new price, 54.98 p/kwh day, £1 /day standing charge? Where is best to move to as I am out of contract!
  5. caveman

    The war in Ukraine...... "Withdrawal" and conclusion....

    What is the conclusion? Does anybody really think that our "Special, Western kind of democracy" will reign supreme, anymore than it has done in any other theatre that the west has got involved in, in the past? If so. When and how is this going to happen?
  6. jackrussell101

    Is Defra reckless and short sighted cutting Farm BPS payments and replacing with lower production environmental whilst the third world starve?

    Discuss. On Jeremy Vine today most interesting and highly recommend. Seems every caller in of the public was in favour of producing more food and becoming more self sufficient as a country... Can't think our looming government policy is going too look to good in 6 months time? I think Putin...
  7. Farm Business RSS

    Arla Foods and DSM start large-scale on-farm pilot to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from dairy cows by 30%

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business European dairy cooperative Arla Foods and global purpose-led science-based company, Royal DSM, are set to start a large-scale on-farm pilot with the methane reducing feed additive [email protected] on 10,000 dairy cows across three European countries...
  8. MX7

    Looming food crisis,what can uk ag industry do?

    With the serious possibility of a world food shortage looming due to Ukraine agriculture being seriously disrupted, what can the uk agriculture industry do to help alleviate the situation in the uk? Getting very late in the season to rip up thousands of ha’s of ag land that is just growing...
  9. TeaBread

    Battery barn vs Village NIMBYs- help

    Im calling on fellow TFFers to help stand against the village idiots and all the lies they are spreading about our planning application for a battery electric storage system . If any of you have come across the Not In My Back Yard types and wand to push back again their rubbish, then please add...
  10. B R C

    Filling in between sheds.

    I have a 24’ space between two sheds both same height length. I’m cutting down some 20’ rafters to 12’ with new end plates. Shouldn’t be too taxing but if anyone has any hints? At the moment thinking make A frame i10mm too short and shim as necessary, as it would be much worse if it ended up...
  11. Agriland RSS

    10,000 cows involved in pilot methane-reduction programme

    Written by Bernie Commins from Agriland European dairy co-operative, Arla Foods and global science-based company, Royal DSM are set to start a large-scale, on-farm pilot with the methane-reducing feed additive Bovaer, involving 10,000 dairy cows across three European countries. Research and...
  12. Steevo

    ‘Rewilders’ and farmers lock horns over plan to cull 25,000 deer from Cairngorms National Park

    ‘Rewilders’ and farmers lock horns over plan to cull 25,000 deer from Cairngorms National Park Shepherds and hill farmers say the proposals are 'inhumane' and warn the push for natural regeneration of parkland could backfire ByDaniel Sanderson, SCOTTISH CORRESPONDENT19 April 2022 • 5:30pm More...
  13. D

    Massey 6480 brake master cylinder leaking

    I was out power harrowing today and noticed the cab full of oil, it's coming from the left hand brake master cylinder through the rubber cover. I have read that you need to replace pressure vessel or something aswell? Where is best to buy all the parts and what's involved, Massey want £650...
  14. bobk

    Get ready for a GE

    Only one way to shut snivelling starmer up , a fukin good hiding at the polls
  15. Stags Agri

    South West Easter Auction of 70+ Tractors, Vehicles, Farm Machinery & General Equipment 1150+ LOTS - Closing on Sunday 24th April

  16. R

    RABI launches fuel poverty grants for farming families

    Farming people, like many households across the UK are facing the realities of dealing with rising energy costs. With the cost of living soaring to its highest level in a decade, grants of up to £1,500 can be accessed as part of RABI’s fuel poverty response. Farming people across England and...
  17. TFF

    Rapid and widespread change needed to meet net zero targets for livestock 2022-04-19

    A report published by CIEL (Centre for Innovation Excellence in Livestock) has identified that greenhouse gas emissions could be reduced from the main livestock types by 23% and ammonia emissions by 15% if wide scale and highly effective mitigations are adopted across UK farms. Published this...
  18. Barleycorn

    Here's the chap that got stabbed by the JCB straw grab, absolute miracle.
  19. Jackov Altraids

    How does feed for livestock affect those commodity prices?

    I assume that livestock farming has its origins in being able to convert the non-edible plants into food, to make efficient use of summer surpluses and be a food supply in winter and to eat any waste while their waste had many uses. I recently asked my feed supplier how much of the concentrate...
  20. andybk

    Telegraph Article About global food crisis

    credit: liam halligan Even before Russia invaded Ukraine in late February, UK inflation was at a 30-year high. As we emerged from lockdown last year, and demand surged, the economy struggled to respond, pushing prices up. Far from just a British problem, this reflected supply chain pressures...