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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. MX7

    What happened to the buying land in Eastern Europe idea.?

    A few years ago,a few enterprising individuals invested in farming ventures in Eastern Europe (land that used to be owned by RUSSIA).. What happened to that idea / ideal.?? Did one or two TFF members venture out there? What was the outcome, are they still farming out there?
  4. steveR

    Services in a Day?

    We have had 4 calves from our small suckler herd so far today, and looking like another overnight, so 5 in 24hrs. A record for us. Certainly, Teddy has answered any questions on his fertility..... :-) Set me wondering what numbers a Bull could service in a day...?
  5. Wigeon

    Thick spring oat volunteers

    I would be most grateful for the collective wisdom on the following; I have a 25ha field of thick spring oat volunteers courtesy of august storms. I sprayed it pre drilling wheat, but it didn't work well and the oats kept coming. It only got half drilled and that drowned. Anyway, it looks...
  6. Agriland RSS

    Rescued wild sheep in Australia is shorn of its 35kg fleece

    Written by William Kellett A rescued sheep named Barrack in Australia received a much-needed shearing, after being found with more than 35kg of wool weighing it down. Edgar’s Mission Farm Sanctuary posted a video of the transformation on TikTok, with the video receiving over 18 million views...
  7. 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?
  8. Pan mixer

    Spray damage?

    Doing some over the fence farming, neighbours wheat, drilled late ish. Is this spray damage caused by the vortex behind the sprayer? No idea what it has been treated with but rumour has it that it gets top notch. All 3 tramlines in this field the same, 48m boom.
  9. Clive

    The UK Farmers Union - is it time ?

    First off lets get this clear - TFF is a independent knowledge exchange platform for farmers, it has no remit or ambition to lobby or represent UK farmers is any way. Topics discussed by members on TFF are led by those members, of which I am just one. The below post is my opinion solely as...
  10. S

    ELM Scheme

    Hello, I have just listened to a podcast featuring a regenerative livestock farming couple, and they were discussing the changes from BPS to the ELM scheme. What are everyone's thoughts on the ELM scheme? Will it make farming fairer? Will it change things for new entrants? Does anyone have any...
  11. Agriland RSS

    New £12 million fund aims to boost investment in UK agriculture

    Written by Rachel Martin A new £12 million research and innovation fund has been launched across the UK aiming to boost investment in the agricultural sector. The new ‘Farming Innovation Pathways’ competition will be backed by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) and the Department for...
  12. Derrick Hughes

    Diverse Grass Legume Herb Seed Mix

    Mob Grazing Herbal Grass Seed Mix (Acre Pack) (4-5 Years Grazing) @ £4-85 Kg 12.50% PERUN Festulolium 20.00% ASTONKING Perennial Ryegrass Dip 7.50% COMER Timothy 10.00% SPARTA Cocksfoot 12.50% MERULA Red Clover 5.00% ALICE White Clover 2.50% MERWI White Clover 4.00% DAISY Lucerne 16.00%...
  13. Long Croft Farming

    Sheep showering contractor wanted

    Looking for a showering contractor to treat 600 ewes near Sheffield (treating Lice not Scab), would consider plunge dipper but we're a hill farm with poor access and limited places to set up. TIA
  14. V

    Treating listeria

    I have a ewe with mild symptoms of listeria . What’s the best thing to treat with . Never had a lot of success in past
  15. 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:
  16. R

    Eww swollen back legs

    I’ve got a Texel shearling ewe due to lamb in 5 days, both her back legs have swollen up at exactly the same time and evenly down both legs feels very fluidy and wobbly, never seen this in sheep before. Could it just be water retention and swelling pre lambing like some women get? any answers...
  17. steveR

    IRG Management problem - Ideas??

    I put an IRG and brassicae mix in last year to give some late bite, anticipating burning it off in the Autumn and drilling a herbal ley (HL). Owing to unforseen circumstances, I still have the IRG standing and now growing away... And no HL gone in! I was going to drill the HL next month, but...
  18. Eden.Agri.AD

    RT Outers - Divert Your Eyes

    So it's became very clear to me that there is 2 reasons why farmers don't like RT and assurance schemes- 1) They don't like the compliance and paperwork - Understandable it's not for everybody and it doesn't make you a better farmer. 2) Their not getting bang for their buck via premiums- Totally...
  19. 7610 super q

    When will RT end ?

    Well ?
  20. S

    Sheep breed change for outdoor lambing

    Hi, Currently running around 450 mules and texel/mule ewes which I mostly put to beltex and Charollais/beltex rams in Northern Ireland. All lamb indoors in March. Thinking of trying a different breed to lamb outside in April and was wondering what I should try. Currently thinking of Romney or...
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