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Farmerdunk

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Location
Hertfordshire
Got some hay in quads, 120x70. Any idea what it’s worth? Cattle and sheep quality, not good enough for horses. Undecided to put it in our local straw auction. Deadline for entries is today! Also spring barley straw.
 

som farmer

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Livestock Farmer
Location
somerset
yes weather might be unkind, but very nearly in december, winters marching on, and farmers/dealers waiting for the price to go up further, are still holding on to it. Brave man to forecast the trade, down if a kind febuary.
 
yes weather might be unkind, but very nearly in december, winters marching on, and farmers/dealers waiting for the price to go up further, are still holding on to it. Brave man to forecast the trade, down if a kind febuary.
Only just got the last of the cattle in here, will rattle though the straw in this damp weather we're having now, a lot of suckler cows still out locally though nowhere near peak straw use per day yet.
 
Only just got the last of the cattle in here, will rattle though the straw in this damp weather we're having now, a lot of suckler cows still out locally though nowhere near peak straw use per day yet.
Yes mine have been out at least a month or six weeks longer than normal. Some just came in on Saturday still 30 outside
 

The Big Farming Survey deadline is fast approaching

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The 31 March deadline for responses to RABI’s Big Farming Survey is fast approaching and everyone linked to farming across England and Wales is being encouraged to take part.

“The support that we’ve received since the launch of The Big Farming Survey in January has been incredible. We’d like to thank everyone who has already completed the questionnaire or promoted the research project more widely,” says RABI’s Chief Executive, Alicia Chivers.

“However, the more comprehensive the data collected, the better the reflection on the daily realities of people from all sectors of agriculture and across all regions,” she adds. “We therefore want to hear from farmers, farm workers, contractors, spouses, adult-aged children and...
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