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  1. Bogweevil

    Good news for potato growers

    Rejoice, oat and soya milk be boggered, we have potato milk: https://dugdrinks.com/about-us/ The fly in this ointment is that it is Swedish spuds. Lets not bring this up in the dairy forum.
  2. czechmate

    Another “options on this farm”

    So a short version which I may add too if time. We have our home farm when I am happy at (130 ha) and for 6 years another 120 ha farm 6 km away. The 2 together give us a good living but fir a lot of work. Tbh, for more than half the time I feel the other place is a “thorn in my side”...
  3. Agriland RSS

    Lively trade at Taaffe Auctions’ first spring sales

    Written by Brian McDonnell from Agriland Taaffe Auctions kicked off its spring dairy sales last week in Carnaross on Wednesday (January 19) and Dungannon on Thursday (January 20). Recent dairy sales have seen a lively trade, with many farmers looking to boost numbers. This trend has continued...
  4. H

    Opinions on this farm scenario?

    So I've been thinking of returning home to farm with my 70 yr old father who's struggling to find good full time labour and is naturally slowing down. I'm working off farm full time but really have an urge to leave the office job and come home (option of career break). If I'm going to do this...
  5. devonbrion1998

    Some worming advise Please

    As above really I have a small batch of 20 march born lambs, these are the last left so not the best doers had some awful worm issues from the last autumn, whereas they get really mucky, I worm them they dry up and look better for a month then back where I started First year I have ever tried a...
  6. C

    If McDonalds ever went 100% Plant based what would the impact on the beef trade be ??

    In undertaking some scientific research recently I bought a McPlant and Veggie Dippers as well as a Big Mac and chicken selects. ( contrary to popular belief I didn’t eat them all myself!) but undertook a taste test result was :- McPlant tasted very similar to the Big Mac… the plant burger...
  7. 7

    Drought 2022.

    Looks like 2 weeks without much rain.......:cool: We'll pay for this later in the year, probably during haymaking / harvest... :rolleyes:
  8. waterbuffalofarmer

    farms/business

    I hope this is ok to post in this section. Many of you are aware, and I want to thank those that have helped in sending me properties to apply for, etc, that our tenancy is up at the end of March. The farm is being sold soon after, we think. At the moment we have some options we are looking...
  9. Grahamc94

    Adding a new breed to a suckler herd

    We are currently running Angus & Hereford bulls with cows and heifers and I’m in the past we’ve also ran a limousin as well. Looking to re introduce an easy calving limousin in the near future but also looking for another breed (tired stabiliser and it wasn’t great). Looking for a breed with...
  10. M

    Silage slippage

    Wondering if any one has found away to Stop silage slippage. My 1st cut has slipped the last few years even tho it’s 30 +% dry matter
  11. S

    Lots of calves dieing

    This year has been awful... we lost a few new born calves and we realised what was wrong with them and fixed that (mainly a combination of mild summer, plenty of grass, fat cattle even when they had calves suckling then this winter has not been harsh weatherwise so cows are not struggling to...
  12. bankrupt

    Never had it so good!

    Tonight marks the 75th anniversary of the start of 1947 blizzard. By 14th March, when it ended, 2100mm of level snow had been measured in County Durham, 4m sheep lost in Wales and potato rationing introduced for the first time ever. My personal recollection is of dozens of our cows being...
  13. montys

    antibiotic failures appeals

    cow cut teat had ubro red milked in dump bucket day 12 went in by missstake delvo test tank cow and tank sample to dairy hauler how delvo to cow failed my tank passed and all so the hailer but after collection the load sample from my tank nmr lab produced a failer . is nmr using...
  14. Stags Agri

    South West Online Timed Sale - Closing on 30th January 2022

    NOW LIVE! THE SOUTH WEST JANUARY ONLINE TIMED COLLECTIVE SALE OF 45+ TRACTORS, TELEHANDLERS & VEHICLES, FARM MACHINERY LIVESTOCK & GENERAL EQUIPMENT IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE FIRST SEASONAL SALE OF FODDER FOR 2022 CLOSING ON: SUNDAY 30TH JANUARY FROM 7PM ENTRIES SO FAR INCLUDE: TRACTORS...
  15. Stags Agri

    South West November Online Timed Sale of 45+ Tractors, Vehicles etc (850 Lots) - Closing on 30th January 2022

    NOW LIVE! THE SOUTH WEST JANUARY ONLINE TIMED COLLECTIVE SALE OF 45+ TRACTORS, TELEHANDLERS & VEHICLES, FARM MACHINERY LIVESTOCK & GENERAL EQUIPMENT IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE FIRST SEASONAL SALE OF FODDER FOR 2022 CLOSING ON: SUNDAY 30TH JANUARY FROM 7PM ENTRIES SO FAR INCLUDE...
  16. W

    Tonga Volcano

    I wonder how the animals are doing on Tonga if they are outside along with a covering of ash ?, I believe they get some/ all their water from collecting it from roofing, can't see that working if there's ash on everything, they're not mentioning it on the news.
  17. Man_in_black

    Ewes blowing guts out

    How do Due to start next week. Tex X lleyn in lamb to tex. Brought them in ny eve. Week later one had prolapse but another one had (my gaffers words, I wasn't there) just shot everything out its fanny. He insists it not a prolapse and everything had come out in bloody mess, obviously dead. Two...
  18. W

    Is Red Tractor actually legal?

    As a cereal farmer we all have to produce crops within the rules set out by government such as crop sprayer MOT, NROSO, Safe storage of grain, fuel storage, fertiliser storage etc etc. We’ve had EA, Natural England, Defra and Trading Stadards inspections over the last 5 years. We then have to...
  19. Agriland RSS

    GDT price index highest in 8 years at 300th trade event

    Written by Rubina Freiberg from Agriland Global Dairy Trade (GDT) held its 300th trading event today (Tuesday, January 18), which resulted in a 4.6% price index increase – its highest mark in eight years. The latest price index figure following today’s event stands at 1,397 up from 1,336 at...
  20. AHDB Podcast RSS

    318: AHDB Dairy: Maximising forage quality to minimise feed costs

    318: AHDB Dairy: Maximising forage quality to minimise feed costs Written by Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board There have recently been many announcements of milk price increases, however we have also seen fuel increase by 54%, fertiliser increase by a whopping 238% and feed...
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