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There was a time, 1980’s, when the boffins were advising using ensiled chicken muck as a protein source for beef rations. I new of a couple of farms that were trying it, I thought they were crackers. Seemed to go out of fashion after BSE 🤦🏻‍♂️. If it doesn’t feel right then it probably isn’t. I think that they still do tricks like that in Israel though.
There on about feeding insects to pigs now as protein. They dont seem to learn from past mistakes.


Not many around now, scaling like mad,i had 110 picked last week and 17 had scaled in 6 days....easycares are real culprits at scaling early, i only have a few left now and lots i know are nearly done,Heavys are in demand simple because they are all gone...or they have scaled up
They used to just dump it all in the sea,but was stopped years ago. In Northern England,a company used to haul and spread it on farmland.It was meant to be "safe" and treated,when in actual fact,they only mixed a bit of lime in with it,and not very well at that.Raw Human sh!t/washing machine detergent with a little lime.The neighbouring estate next to me used alot,and it stank to high heaven.Made a few people actually vomit out of their car windows while passing. Tyne Grain/GrainCo told their arable men if they were caught using it,their grain would be rejected.This was 5-10 years ago now,so i think it must have been stopped spreading it in that form.
What a lot of people don’t relize what goes in has to come out if no one had told them it was human sh!t they would think it was cattle/pig sh!t and would not of been spewing
And I bet no one in London is talking about what they'redoingto the fish. It's f**king insane that that is allowed to happen. Why the hell are we bothering with nvz and measuring our muck to the gram with buffer zones etc if people are allowed to pee whatever they like down the drain and sewage companies are allowed to dump it in rivers without removing it.
Dee Valley water where I'm in the catchment area for did a thing where you could get free hire of a weed wiper to use glyphosate instead of mcpa to kill rushes. They did that because apparently they were finding mcpa in the water treatment place and it's apparently difficult to filter out. Fair enough it shouldn't be there they definitely need to stop that. But have they offered women on the pill free condoms so they aren't pissing hormones into the rivers. Have they f**k. Do they even look for that? I've never heard of it who would want to open that can of worms....
Would you wanna hire a condom ?


What a lot of people don’t relize what goes in has to come out if no one had told them it was human sh!t they would think it was cattle/pig sh!t and would not of been spewing
Folks arent stupid and they know what human sewage is.At least country folk anyway. Its the washing machine detergent that makes it smell different to pig muck.

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There's a few feeding them as a trial in free range hens to reduce carbon footprint, it doesn't look worth the faff at the moment
It will take off replacing hipro soya and suddenly when nobody uses it they will have to do something with the mountain of waste that’s left from soy oil extraction for human consumption and silently realise it wasn’t us causing deforestation after all. Not that they would ever admit it

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HSENI names new farm safety champions

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Written by William Kellett from Agriland

The Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland (HSENI) alongside the Farm Safety Partnership (FSP), has named new farm safety champions and commended the outstanding work on farm safety that has been carried out in the farming community in the last 20 years.

Two of these champions are Malcom Downey, retired principal inspector for the Agri/Food team in HSENI and Harry Sinclair, current chair of the Farm Safety Partnership and former president of the Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU).

Improving farm safety is the key aim of HSENI’s and the FSP’s work and...