Grazing maize stubbles

Wooly

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Mixed Farmer
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Romney Marsh
Before I put my ewes on our maize stubbles that were combined yesterday, is there anything detremental to the health of our sheep by grazing them ?
 

Bury the Trash

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Before I put my ewes on our maize stubbles that were combined yesterday, is there anything detremental to the health of our sheep by grazing them ?
No no problem, they might be a bit loose though if there's a bit of forager over shoot here and there which there usually is.
but they will be fine and like it, a grass or greened up stubble run back would be best as well.
 

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HSENI names new farm safety champions

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Written by William Kellett from Agriland

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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...
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