1. PMD

    Tractor security - door locks & ignition locks

    Has anyone found any after market security devices for door locks/ignition barrels, or has anyone found a supplier that can change any of them to unique key?
  2. DrDunc

    McHale or Kuhn Fixed or Variable?

    Which baler to replace a variable chamber Krone? McHale roller makes best shaped bales of grass, Kuhn belt best for swallowing dry stuff (and presumably straw), but bales of second cut sag before wrapping (or I didn't set the density correct on the demo). What are the McHale V6 like for making...
  3. O

    Front loader mf35 61

    Hi folks I have an eye on a Millport power loader off a 135...would it fit my 35? Do you think the internal hydraulic pump would cope or is there an external option....seems to work fine on the three point linkage lifting silage bales
  4. 4

    Pick up mpg

    I hadnt been doing any towing with the pick up this last few months so when i had the trailer on i filled the pick up up and 220 miles later it needed a drink again. it was doing about 18mpg. 16ft trailer on with a machine about a 1t weight on it. Is this ok mpg or bad. begining to ponder a...
  5. Barleycorn

    New Self Propelled Forage Harvester for a Farmer?

    We cut 800 to 1000 acres of silage a year. We have plenty of labour, regular and family, and are currently running a 1998 Claas 850. She is in good nick, on about 5500 hours, but we do have regular breakdowns, which involve 6 or 7 blokes watching and scratching their arses as it is mended. I...
  6. Greythundercloudys

    Rp220 farmer.

    Seen one of these today on Facebook, but a farmer model, is that a very basic one.?
  7. Bojangles

    Shepherds pay?

    I may have to employ a full time shepherd soonish and was wondering what’s the going rate atm. house with job, needs own good dogs, 6 day week. I think they are usually underpaid?
  8. jacobl741

    Round baling hay

    Got one field of hay left to bale, we usually do it all small squares but have filled the lofts sooner than expected this time. So it’s going to get round baled, it’s nice and dry good hay, should I turn the baler density down from what we use for hayledge as we usually try to get as much as we...
  9. T

    Kramp agent/dealers

    Is anyone a kramp agent/dealer and open to place an order today and if so can the part be sent direct to us? I've tried approx 15 dealers in our area listed on the kramp site and all are closed. Just trying to avoid waiting untill monday to order a part that then won't turn up untill Tuesday...
  10. Ross121

    Wooden work cabin/shed

    Hi We have a set of buildings and grazing about 5 miles away from our main base We use it to Winter 180 cattle or 7-800 ewes there depending on logistics We are looking at having a work experience student and this has made us think about staff ‘needs’ as such, rather than a portacabin we...
  11. Hilly


    Why do we chop it ? Why can’t I just load trailers with handler run down row push up a heap load trailer tip in pit repeat ? Why bother with the expensive bit ?
  12. Courier

    NZ Groundswell protests.

    https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=12458335 The removal of all subsidies back in the 80’s (?) meant that government has had no tools to control farmers hence the free for all on animal welfare and pollution controls which are now gradually being implemented but...
  13. Andrew1983

    Alternative to pick ups

    Looking for options to replace a van at mrs work (vet practice) they currently have 1 L200 and a few berlingo sized vans. The large animal vets are towing a tipper crush at times and there’s a bit of conflict with vehicle sharing so in an ideal word they would run 3 pickups. Seeing as there is a...
  14. Agriland RSS

    Fendt upgrades machines and collaborates with rivals

    Written by Justin Roberts from Agriland Fendt has reinforced its commitment to bringing digital technology to all aspects of agricultural machinery use, while also revealing developments within both the company and its range of equipment. Overall, senior management is pleased with the sales...
  15. S

    Cost of keeping ewes per year.

    Probably done a million times. trying to get a handle on costs of running the ewes over 12 month period. not including rent or labour. out door lambing flock. sure somebody altersthe figures each time I look 😂.
  16. Tha Ulsterscot

    Class 46 Rota cut

    Can anyone tell me what weight one of these would be please? TIA.
  17. M

    Ineos Grenadier and Land Rover Defender

    Had a chance to look around both of these at the Festival of Speed at Goodwood last week. Is there anyone on here running the LR yet? And anyone tempted by the Grenadier when it becomes available next year?
  18. B

    Kuhn GA6501 or Krone TC640

    Looking at the two above rakes. Currently running a kuhn GA6501 but the hydraulic width adjustment on the krone is tempting which isnt an option on the kuhn. Looking at these two rakes for the narrow transport width. The current kuhn isnt steering axle but don’t really have any trouble getting...
  19. DrDunc

    Axla pickup hitch latching hooks

    Anyone know where I could source latching hooks for an axla pickup hitch, they should look like these? The ones on my k series Deutz are getting worn to the somewhat alarming stage 😱 Think the same hitch was fitted to 50 series Deere, and the mental 5 cylinder fiats.....
  20. Slippery Slope

    Buying land is a hindrance to business development

    True or False?