Plough boards Hydrein

Deere 6430

Member
Could some one tell me if kverneland Hydrein boards would turn the furrow over more
AND OR
if they would scour better in a clay loam than a dowdeswell UCN boards

many thanks.
 

Deere 6430

Member
plough has discs on each furrow if it makes a difference

If not did kverneland make a conventional plough with a board better than a ucn for ploughing out grass.

many thanks.
 

Deere 6430

Member
Thank you. What kverneland boards on an old kv plough would turn it right over? Looking for a old fashioned/really good job to be done, all these modern ploughs tend to leave too much of a broken finish for what I want to do.
 

Bury the Trash

Member
Mixed Farmer
If ive seen no8's work to compare , they (hydrein) dont move the furrow slice as far over or up ..... because they have a shallower neck and a slimmer point and less side throw. on the board itself. which makes a difference to 'distruption ' (in a good way) trouble is i found them to work best on very moisty loam or clay based soil , but when it was drying out or dry the wouldnt turn it over very well at all because they lack that final push over on their tail anda tail piece doesnt solve it either , its not quite in the right place or enough of it, common thing i have found actually , bords working fairly well but just not quite well enough, for me anyway.

Ive never had enough time but ive always wanted to modify a common make of general purpose board to do what i want better than most of them do,
Mass producing bodies/mouldboards is done with a cost limitation and also to make sure they or bits of them dont wear out too quickly or farmers would like it as they would be higher running costs.

there was /[s a no3 body as well , not sure if that was a bit like a smaller version of a no 8. but i just dont know.
 
Don't think the no 8's leave as good a furrow as this.
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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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