Vicon 2 bag wagtail.


Chepstow, Wales
Desperately after a 2 bag Vicon wagtail. Ideally a 1354. 2 bag/1200kg capacity. Must be good condition. Have looked absolutely everywhere so far.


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Livestock Farmer


Fleming do Cosmo wagtail spreaders. 2 bag versions. All parts available and inter change between vicon and Cosmo. Try them. You’ll get a new one for price of a second hand vicon.


near Belfast
Still a hell of a price. All the same. I priced an extension to hold 2 bags about 10 yr ago was £800! Never even mentioned it to the chief.

Could a ‘Meat Tax’ be on the cards in the UK?

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Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland

The latest machination coming from the so-called ‘opinion formers’, who seem to have the ear of government advisors in London, is the introduction of a ‘Meat Tax’ at consumer level.

This approach, it is argued, would have the combined impact of reducing meat consumption levels (I can really see the health benefits coming through now), while also helping to reduce the overall carbon footprint of production agriculture.

What absolute drivel! In my opinion, none of this makes sense at any level. This is a scurrilous and unfounded attack on livestock farming in this part of the world.

Yet, it has to be taken seriously. I make this point because economists at Rothamsted Research have already crunched the numbers where the introduction of a ‘UK...