polaris

  1. C

    Yamaha 700 or Honda 500

    Hi, I have a quad quandary. I have never had a quad before but fancy one for taking small bale hay and water out to a few local paddocks and towing a small sheep trailer whilst moving sheep about, some short road trips of about a mile, we are very hilly. Should I go new or good used ? I do pay...
  2. Aspiring Peasants

    Sheep breeds why?

    Thinking about Neilo's post on another thread where he was describing his experience with Exlanas. Why do some people swear by some breeds and others swear at them. Is it different farms, systems, etc enough to explain it? For example I read a lot of positives about Lleyns and bought 50 from...
  3. W

    Small farmers - 100ish acres

    Hi Guys, Partners dad, a farmer, suggested that we get both a small-ish tractor and a handler for the jobs around the farm. More than likely get a JD6320 and then something like the handler in the link below...
  4. MX7

    Gator/Rough terrain utility vehicles ???

    Is the strength of build,reliabilty about the same for all makes (Deere,Polaris,Kubota etc etc) of gator /rough terrain vehicles available in the uk? From what I have heard they all seem to be not that reliable and they aren't built strong enough for how they are used on estate and farm...
  5. Cab-over Pete

    Bateson Stock Trailer For Sale

    Aye up, I’m selling our Bateson stock trailer. 8’x5’ two beast trailer. 2019 build, barely used in exceptional order. No dents or scratches, perfect tyres. Sheep decks, gets 18 good sized ewes on board. 2000kg gross weight. I’ve made a few little improvements, clips on the ramp catches, chunky...
  6. T

    Best quad for slug pelleting

    Hi, just wondering what atvs people are using for slug pelleting? I have a honda 500 but the frame and carrier is weak and keeps breaking. I dont want to go the trailed route and make a boggie and i dont want a utv as they wouldnt suit me. Just wondering what the strongest build atv is out there...
  7. Stags Agri

    SOUTH WESTS LEADING ONLINE TIMED MACHINERY AUCTION - NOW LIVE UNTIL 18th APRIL 2021 - 1000+ LOTS!

    “THE SOUTH WEST’S LEADING MACHINERY AUCTIONEERS” NOW LIVE!! – CLOSING ON SUNDAY 18TH APRIL 2021 (7PM) THE SOUTH WEST ONLINE TIMED COLLECTIVE SALE OF 50+ TRACTORS, EXCAVATORS & VEHICLES, FARM MACHINERY & AGRICULTURAL SUNDRIES (1000+ LOTS) To include: The Dispersal of the Pleasant View...
  8. steveR

    Sheep profits??

    So Gentlemen/Ladies, what are all the huge profits (income anyway) from the buoyant sheep trade recently going to be "invested" in? More sheep Sheds Outdoor flock conversion (more sheep) Tractor/Handlers More sheep New kitchen?
  9. Anymulewilldo

    Can Am vs Honda

    Hey up Right, as some of you may be aware hoggs are making a nice touch this time. Got a bit spare too invest in a fresh quad Always been Honda men, tried Yamaha, too thirsty. Tried Suzuki, broke too easily. Tried Polaris, the less said about that 💩 the better. Salesman is trying too sell me...
  10. F

    Oldish Polaris 400

    I have been offered a Polaris 400, probably 6 years old but not done much. I seem to remember that they were not very reliable and quite heavy for a 400. Anyone know anything about them as to reliability etc.
  11. D

    BLIND HATRED AND SCORN FOR FOOD PROVIDERS

    Just watched bbc news greenpeace dropping boulders in the English channel to wreck fishing gear - looks really dangerous to me . Why are these people above the law ? so confident about it ? Whats next angle iron in the maize rows ?
  12. Stags Agri

    Unreserved Dispersal Sale - By Online Auction - Closing Sunday 28th Feb - Beaford, Devon

    DISPERSAL SALE OF TRACTORS, DIGGER, UTV, TRAILERS, FARM MACHINERY, LIVESTOCK, GENERAL & SHOOT RELATED EQUIPMENT BY ONLINE TIMED AUCTION On behalf of Mr C Setter of Beaford, Winkleigh RUNNING FROM: THURSDAY 18TH FEBRUARY – SUNDAY 28TH FEBRUARY 2021 TO REGISTER TO BID, PLACE BIDS AND VIEW...
  13. GAM

    Quad or Mule?

    Possibly looking to px my Honda TRX420 for a Mule type 4x4, any suggestions or pros and cons?
  14. C

    John Deere Gator XUV 855D

    I have recently replaced my petrol powered Polaris Ranger with a low hours John Deere Gator 855D. Whilst I love the machine and the enclosed cab I find the transmission very poor. It gives the appearance of a slipping clutch. I have replaced the drive belt but to no avail. Does anyone have any...
  15. S

    Niggly problems with newly purchased used UTV

    Hello there, Took delivery a couple of days ago of a 2018 utv, not too many hours and paid towards 10k for it. We saw it at the dealers yard a few weeks ago when it had literally just arrived there from previous owner and was still sh1tty etc which is fair enough. Took it for a spin up the...
  16. M

    University Project

    Hi everyone 👋 I am completing my university project and am investigating the impact of agricultural land management practices on bumblebee populations in rural areas of the UK. If you are a farmer or land owner, please could spare 5 minutes to complete my survey of 14 short questions I would...
  17. D

    Red tractor consultation on standards

    Firstly aplolgies. I've tried to go through the red tractor thread on the other section but it just looks like it relates to arable. What do people think of the new standards trying to be imposed? Fair or going over the top? With all the data they are trying to get why aren't they setting up...
  18. kiwi pom

    EU vaccine role out.

    I read an article this morning say the ultra efficient EU are having problems making the AstraZeneca vaccine in their factories. Instead of fixing them they are saying the vaccine from UK factories, that are not having problems should be sent to them. So Britain can do something right? Perhaps...
  19. News

    The Knight Frank Rural Property and Business Update – 25 January

    In this week’s update: • Commodity prices – Mixed fortunes for livestock farmers • Planning – LPAs miss housing targets • Agricultural support – Money isn’t everything • Communication – Standing up for farming • Farmland market – Download new research • Covid-19 – Farming and business update •...
  20. paul&mandy

    utv buggies diesel or petrol

    We are looking at swapping a gator, I want another but been told a can am could be better with lots of road work.... I really don't care what it is but are the petrol ones really a pain filling up? we have 3 miles to the pump and at lambing time I'm filling the gator every day. Could the bigger...
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