1. unlacedgecko

    Forward Selling Ewes and Lambs 2022

    Doing some planning and business analysis. I've identified business strengths and want to play to them. To that end, I've the embryo of an idea, forward selling ewes with lambs at foot. Draft hill ewes with terminal lambs produced to a written contract detailing selling price, lambing date...
  2. Jerseyjames

    Massey 6480 tier 2 Dyna shift errors

    Gettin error 91 and t203 Also 4 lights flash up at once on the dash when driving , lights are really intermittent , 2 from top row then engine and fan on bottom row anyone any ideas 🙈
  3. R

    Small Square Baler for Starting Out With

    Hi all, Just looking some advice for a small square baler to make small hay, haylage and straw bales with. Will only be making about 1500-2500 a year. Looking advice as I haven't done much square baling before and so was looking for what I should be looking for when looking at balers or any...
  4. Dry Rot

    Kubota ride on mower problem

    My "new" s/h GR1600 ride-on mower has been working fine since I levelled the deck, tightened up the pulleys, and carried out a few other minor adjustments. Still some vibration but I think it is blades out of balance. However, mowing the lawn just now, the mower forward motion just stopped and...
  5. Bojangles

    Why do so many people use castration pliers the wrong way around

    Is it just me that gets annoyed whenever you see lambs being ringed on tv and they always seem to have the four points that the ring sits on pointing towards the lamb then buggering about pushing the ring off the pliers with their fingers instead of pointing away from the lamb and using the...
  6. A

    Borehole Water Tank - Remote Level Monitoring

    Our borehole is near the house and pumps to a tank at a higher ground about 600 to 700 metres away and probably 70 metres higher in elevation, the water then flows back via the same pipe to feed house, barns and various troughs around the place, pump is on a time switch set to pump a 2 to 4...
  7. Bigjon44


    Anyone warrant doing a T3 this year? Growing skyfall and is a bit of yellow rust around so may do a cheapo one involving Tebuconazole
  8. AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds

    Wet and cold May, plenty of corn and hay?

    Spring weather can indicate possible yields of our domestic wheat crop, which is expected to rebound for harvest 2021. With a wet and cold May, will the old farming adage provide the UK with plenty of corn and hay? In spring, winter wheat enters the construction phase of growth and this...
  9. Andyt880

    DD turnips into permanent pasture without glyphosate

    I am thinking of getting 4 acres of old grass land Direct drilled with turnips after second cut silage. Winters are wet here and land wouldn’t be the lightest but this would be one of my driest fields in winter. Never grazed a forage crop over winter here before. I am wondering would I get...
  10. will6910

    Jd 6910 lift

    Having a issue for about a year now with my tractor. When lower lift it won’t lower unless u stand on the lift arms Or if unhook pickup hitch when unhooking a trailer or tanker it goes down fine then. Then lift it back up after to lock back in. Then it stops at top and won’t go down. Have the...
  11. Jerry

    Variety breakdown

    How many years do you think a variety holds in for? Grown skyfall and Graham for a few years but skyfall is suffering from rust. What’s interesting is home saved skyfall is fairing better fresh C1 seed a seed contract. Graham is all home saved and little sign of rust. Note I’m in the SW so...
  12. paul&mandy


    Need to run lambs through something for scald. Can get them on concrete or short dry grass. We use a rappa mobile yard with a double race setup. What do you all use to footbath ewes and lambs? Need to walk through not stand so a big ish bath ideally. About 3000 to walk through.
  13. V

    Massey Ferguson 3065 Hidraulic / Electric Problem

    Hi everyone! I have a 3065 for over a year and i had various problems with him. ( Broken front 4wd axel, 4wd always engaged, unable to disengage diff lock after some time after I went with him coupled, solenoid problems, RUST , the tractor wasn't moving becouse of a wire etc ) but this problem...
  14. P

    Best trailed sprayer for liquid fert

    Looking into moving away from granular and using liquid. Which trailed sprayers have people found the best to work with, 5000/6000lt 36 meter.
  15. F

    Potato bagger

    I have recently purchased a tong 425 bagger. I was hoping to be able to take the filled bag off the machine and stitch it. I was wondering how people have there stitchers set up.
  16. cb387

    Repairing roof sheets

    Grain store is 40 years old and starting to get a few small holes in it. Its not really bad enough to replace the whole thing just yet but needs attention. We have replaced a few sheets over the years but it’s not a job Im happy doing anymore. Has anyone found any good roofing compounds /...
  17. tr250

    Stick or mig

    I’ve always had a stick welder and consider myself a decent farm welder but certainly no professional. I’ve been given a little mig welder and am struggling to get to grips with it it’s only 160 amp but I was hoping this was enough for Gate fabrication while I practice and the plan was maybe...
  18. JasmineHughes

    KWS need your insight!

    We need you! We breed new varieties specifically for the UK market, and need your feedback to ensure we’re delivering products and services that help meet the challenges you face on farm and set you up to achieve the greatest success. We know it’s not always fun filling in surveys, so we’ve...
  19. S

    Triple gang cylinder mower for commercial use

    hi I am a new member, greetings to all 🖐 I am contemplating in purchasing a (second hand) ride on mower to cut a football field etc What would be the best mower to handle wet grass, good quality cut, ease of use and be reliable......please indicate your choice and giving reasons as to why ? Thanks
  20. S

    The realities of post Brexit trade deals. Victim: British Sugar Industry.

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