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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Man fined £300 for bonfire-related waste offences

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Written by William Kellett from Agriland

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A man has pleaded guilty at Newtownards Magistrates’ Court to waste offences relating to a bonfire next to the electrical sub-station on the Circular Road in Newtownards, Co. Down.

Gareth Gill (51) of Abbot’s Walk, Newtownards pleaded guilty to two charges under the Waste and Contaminated Land (Northern Ireland) Order 1997, for which he was fined £150 each and ordered to pay a £15 offender’s levy

On June 25, 2018, PSNI officers went to Gill’s yard, where they found a large amount of waste consisting of scrap wood, pallets, carpet and underlay.

Discussion with Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA) officers confirmed the site...
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