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Tier 5 has bigger axles and hubs which means our wide tyres wouldn’t fit. We’ve got a pair of 42s and wanted them interchangeable.
Also the teething problems of the Tier 4 should be nearly sorted, the Tier 5s will probably have some new ones.
He mentioned axles and hub but the wheel thing never crossed my mind . I know what you mean with the teething problem thing we've been lucky with JD apart from an early 20 series and have avoided the first of a new range since for that very reason

Rejuvenating swards: Which option is best?

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Written by Brian McDonnell

Maintaining grass quality during mid-season grazing is important. Farmers can maintain quality by entering ideal grazing covers of 1,300 – 1,500kg DM/ha, and grazing down to a residual of 4cm every rotation.

If you are now in a situation where cows are not cleaning out paddocks as well as they should be, leading to the development of steamy grass within the sward, here are some options.

Common options for rejuvenating swards include:

  1. Take a silage cut, probably into bales, remove the material and start again with the aftermath...