Outside cattle yards

Jfp

Member
A cheap way of making big open yards like that is to use lorry flats. The flatbeds that bolt down onto the skelly trailers. Turn them on their side and hold them up with a few rsj's. Only need a few to make a decent size yard. If you have a feed barrier down one side they have three sides of solid walls to shelter against. Cheap and effective.
 

Purli R

Member
that looks a real tidy set up................note to self,must try harder! (y) Is there not a big finisher down Louth way who has 1000s in outside straw pens on an old airfield heard they look well
 
Whatever happened to all the woodchip corrals that were being promoted by SAC and the likes 7-8 years ago?

Anybody got or had one?
We had one, it worked very well. Discontinued though, as a potentially massive issue getting rid of the "free" woodchip bedding, when it came out as muck. Would have one again, no hesitation, but not on a rented farm!
 

Walterp

Member
Location
Pembrokeshire
was Sepa's insistence for an effluent collection system not the death knell for woodchip corals in Scotland?
A few round here, on dairy outfits.

One discontinued (they put up a shed) because it was to wet, but I believe others still operate. No new ones being built, tho'.

Where's Multi Power?
 

unlacedgecko

Member
Livestock Farmer
Shhh, I thought it was only the US that had big beef lots... :censored:
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Lincolnshire's biggest feedlot. Finishes 6,000hd per year and has up to 3,000 on feed at any one time.

There was a 1,200hd feedlot in East Anglia offered on an FBT recently as well.
 

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