round bales

  1. rickane

    Best round baler for straw?

    Want ability to chop and make 5 foot round bales.
  2. F

    Unnecessary Costs In Livestock Production

    Having been berated about the price of lamb and how people need to pay more for it, if us Peasants are to continue in business producing these lambs, I thought I would start a thread about what could or should be done to reduce the costs that many of us have. Many of these costs are out of our...
  3. HarryB97

    Spread a bale for round bales?

    Is anyone using a spread a bale on round bales? If so what size works best? Got several neighbours who have them but all use square bales.
  4. Skimmer

    Hay/Haylage Price.

    With input prices rising like they a 50 % increase will struggle to cover costs and on arable land wheat is looking a lot better option than grass for livery's. what will horse owners be able to afford.
  5. M

    Round straw grab

    Anyone got the grab from j bourne tractors below? Looking to handle 2 rounds out of a chimney stack then crowd off to put on a trailer as they come out the baler. Hoping the 4 tines per bale will be fine. Cant have a taller grab due to shed roofs. Thanks Edit: will be on a 531-70 jcb
  6. Henery

    Rushes….. what to do?

    Rushes getting worse , I know drainage is the real answer but not possible at the moment. Weed wiper ? Spot spray? What works best and when ? thanks 🙏
  7. T

    F u king lambing

    Rant over,
  8. fiat 9090

    Tubeline wrapper

    Hi all I'm wondering does anyone use a tubeline wrapper to wrap their silage if so is there big savings to be made
  9. Chris F

    New IPCC Climate Change Mitigation Report coming monday...

    Apart from reducing your nitrogen usage in 2022 ;) I be interested to know how many have actually made change to reduce your carbon footprint over the past 3 years? Feel free to add what and why below. I always await these reports with a sense of dread for what it holds for farming. Generally...
  10. Grass And Grain

    Straw in water troughs from straw blower.

    What solutions have folks used? Or do you just not worry about it? Can't get in sheds with spread-a-bale type machine, so stuck to using a blower along feed passage.
  11. Cowabunga

    Fertiliser price for those that miss it in Arable section

    Just had a price for Nitram. £955/ton for artic load and CF 24-8-8 plus sulphur at £905/ton, again artic loads. If you haven’t yet secured your Spring fertiliser needs, don’t leave too long. Delivery dates now stretch two to three weeks hence and there may not be any to order again soon. Yara...
  12. Stags Agri

    South West March Auction of Tractors, Vehicles, Farm Machinery & General Equipment - Closing Sunday 13th March

    CLOSING THIS SUNDAY!! (13TH MARCH – FROM 7PM) THE SOUTH WEST MARCH ONLINE TIMED COLLECTIVE SALE OF TRACTORS, EXCAVATORS & VEHICLES, FARM MACHINERY, STOCK & GENERAL EQUIPMENT & FODDER UNRESERVED DISPERSAL IN EAST DEVON TO INC: 10 JCB 536.60 Agri Super Telehandler; 2005 MF 6465 Dyna 6 4wd...
  13. Extreme Optimist

    Silage wrap: Round vs Squares

    We have had contractors make our silage in square bales for years. No complaints. Usually good silage with very little wasteage. However, with the increase in bale wrap prices etc. I am looking at changeing back to rounds. Can someone give me an insight into the amount of wrap required? At the...
  14. jed

    Rape straw biomass boiler

    Could anyone recommend a company to contact regarding the above .We chop the rape straw at the moment and I’m thinking maybe we should be using it to heat three houses currently on oil . Not sure this a viable option as I believe there is no RHi payment available. But would like to explore my...
  15. B

    Farm Building Mishaps Over The Years?

    As a slightly post, looking back to sum of my mishaps with farm buildings? that i care to admit to? many years ago before concrete panels were in wide spread use as walls, we used to, as many did build walls for cattle sheds out of concrete blocks, trouble was? a few times at mucking out we...
  16. KUHN Farm Machinery (UK)

    High output feeder bedder on show at UK Dairy Day

    High output feeder bedder on show at UK Dairy Day KUHN Farm Machinery displayed a 15m3 capacity trailed feeder and straw bedding machine at UK Dairy Day, highlighting its extra-wide 2.53 metre body and ability to handle at one time as many as four 1.30 x 1.20 x 2.70 metre rectangular bales...
  17. KUHN Farm Machinery (UK)

    FILM BINDING AIDS FORAGE QUALITY

    FILM BINDING AIDS FORAGE QUALITY Avoiding net binding of silage bales offers more than just easier recycling, reports Matt Mellor For farmer and contractor Mike Hughes, having a baler-wrapper combination with film-binding capability is as much about forage quality as any of the other...
  18. KUHN Farm Machinery (UK)

    High output feeder bedder on show at UK Dairy Day

    High output feeder bedder on show at UK Dairy Day KUHN Farm Machinery displayed a 15m3 capacity trailed feeder and straw bedding machine at UK Dairy Day, highlighting its extra-wide 2.53 metre body and ability to handle at one time as many as four 1.30 x 1.20 x 2.70 metre rectangular bales...
  19. KUHN Farm Machinery (UK)

    FILM BINDING AIDS FORAGE QUALITY

    FILM BINDING AIDS FORAGE QUALITY Avoiding net binding of silage bales offers more than just easier recycling, reports Matt Mellor For farmer and contractor Mike Hughes, having a baler-wrapper combination with film-binding capability is as much about forage quality as any of the other...
  20. D

    Lucas straw chopper

    Hi all. We've had a lucas trailed straw chopper for 12 months now. Worked a dream mostly however recently been having trouble with it pulling lots of straw through at once and therefore ending up with more straw than required in a pen. Blades were well worn so put a whole new set in thinking...
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