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    secure off lead dog exercise park

    Hi I am looking for land approx 10-15 acres thats not high quality farming fields ( a hilly area, with a wood by a stream so really an area not used for crops, We have set one up 4 years ago in the green belt with a change of use planning approval, its succeeded very well and now looking to set...
  2. DrDunc

    Vegan animal sanctuary

    Now this really boils my pish Vegans have bought a local house with ten acres of boggy scrub attached, and set up a "sanctuary". They've very successfully raised money by "crowd funding" for fencing and materials. Now they're looking for volunteers to look after the animals they've "saved"...
  3. steveR

    RPA Mapping of a Solar Farm

    18 months ago or so, I had an RPA Inspection, happily all OK and I was a happy bunny. The guy doing the work was a really nice bloke and as he finished, we were having the asked for debrief ,and we were discussing a couple of fields on the farm which I had dropped of the SFP, as they had PV...
  4. Ukjay

    The Right Timing.

    Hello, How do you now the right time to roll a pp paddock, as we need to get onto our to remove a lot of poaching and damage caused by the previous owners horses left out all weather. Tipped a trailer of muck two weeks ago, and the land carried the tractor ok - leaving relatively shallow...
  5. S

    Outdoor lambing and triplets

    Just wondering how people get on lambing triplets outdoors? We lamb our triplets and some singles for fostering indoors and everything else outdoors. Thought I might try them outside this year and just lift any lambs for fostering once they’ve had their colostrum. Got about 150 triplets so I’m...
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    DomesticPV

    Bit of advice required. I know very little in this area. Domestic 4bed house away from the farm ysrd, looking at roof mounted solar. One side of roof faces south south west The roof is OK at the moment, but won’t last forever before it needs a bit of TLC. Got a decent sized paddock close...
  7. Agriland RSS

    Don’t forget to monitor BSC post calving

    Written by Agriland Team Rapid body condition score (BCS) loss post-calving can cause health implications or failure to go back in-calf in the future. BCS loss is due to cows entering a negative energy balance post-calving; as a cow’s dry matter intake fails to meet her energy requirements. In...
  8. B

    BVD

    We are BVD free, all our breeding females are vaccinated and we are a closed herd apart from bulls which are bought judiciously. Given that we are officially BVD free, is it worth carrying on vaccinating?
  9. R

    Cattle stranded on ship in Spain must be destroyed, say vets

    Spanish officials recommend 864 cows that have been at sea for two months are no longer fit for transport. More than 850 cows that have spent months aboard a ship wandering across the Mediterranean are no longer fit for transport any more and should be killed, according to a confidential report...
  10. Stags Agri

    SOUTH WESTS LEADING ONLINE TIMED MACHINERY AUCTION - NOW LIVE UNTIL 7TH MARCH 2021 - 1000+ LOTS!

    NOW LIVE!! “THE SOUTH WEST’S LARGEST ONLINE MACHINERY SALE TO DATE” THE SOUTH WEST ONLINE TIMED COLLECTIVE SALE OF 60+ TRACTORS, EXCAVATORS, BOATS & VEHICLES, FARM MACHINERY & AGRICULTURAL SUNDRIES (OVER 1000 LOTS!) To include: Dispersal Sale of 4 Vintage Tractors (Mid Devon) Complete...
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    paddock grazing

    Hi, i'd like to set up a paddock grazing system for my herd of 110 organic dairy cows, how do i go about calculating paddock sizes and number of paddocks? I have a plate meter ! I've tried it previous years, but tend to struggle in mid summer months for grass covers, I assume down to having too...
  12. P

    Ewes not dropping milk

    Three youngish fit ewes lambed last couple of days,two not opening up for lambing and all three not letting milk drop. Guessing a shortage of something but what?
  13. S

    Red clover

    Looking to sow some red clover as a protein crop,any information on soil type,timing regards sowing and mowing would be helpful.Going to try direct drill to establish.:unsure:
  14. Great In Grass

    Barenbrug more than a century of knowledge and experience in grass innovation

    With more than a century of knowledge and experience in grass innovation, meaning you'll be dealing with a company that understands grass, so you can rest easy with the knowledge that a quality product will be delivered for you. About Barenbrug UK HISTORY Established in the UK in 1983...
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    Rights of farmers where no tenancy agreement or grazing agreement was in place

    I am in the process of buying land where there has been a long-term grazer, but never a formal agreement. I also believe that no money was transferred but the grazer did odd and I frequent jobs. I would like to shift the chap on, does anyone have experience of dealing with this type of situation?
  16. H

    Just walk

    Was thinking today about the prospect of strict rules being introduced for livestock transport. What if we decided to bypass the whole thing and just walk our stock to the mart? As far as i know its not illegal to walk livestock even on busy roads as long as you have enough personnel to control...
  17. X

    BVD.

    Now nearly twenty years since i was wiped out with this disease, never hear of it today is GB. BVD. free.
  18. S

    Help on some land matters...

    Good morning all, First post, but mainly because I am looking for advice on a few things. I am not a farmer, or have much idea on anything agricultural (I work in IT) – but with the push to working from home and two young children, we thought it would be beneficial for all our lifestyles to...
  19. JD-Kid

    whats wrong with ewe

    ok racking my brain and can't work it out. got sheep away on grazing so have not seen it first hand young sheep rising 2 tooth not had lamb can't get up head back just falls over if tried to stand up seems bright not stiff can open mouth easy legs bendable no foam around...
  20. twizzel

    Enzootic abortion

    Having a few problems with enzo so wondered if anyone could shed some light on a couple of things. 2 weeks ago 4 year old ewe aborted her 3rd set of twins. Pm showed enzo and nothing else. Ewes were toxo and enzo vaccinated in August 2020, after flockcheck bloods last spring on 6 empty/aborted...
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