Will Scotland vote Leave ?

Bill the Bass

Livestock Farmer
I hope so, for two reasons;

1) It will finally shut up the nationalists, who I find really annoying with all the chips on their shoulders

2) It might just send a message to Westminster, who I find equally annoying with their unhindered arrogance towards anyone outside of their london centric bubble

Highland Mule

Livestock Farmer
She's took her eye off the ball re covid , exponential growth in Moray , wherever that is
As a percentage it doesn’t look good, but it’s from a very low base and centred around one secondary school. There’s only a dozen in hospital and 210 positive cases for the whole of the last month. Not ideal, but not huge numbers.


Livestock Farmer
Can't be many on the English side who would lose much sleep if whinging Scots decide to go their own way into oblivion, the thought of Blatchford in Parliament never being seen again would be enough reason for them to leave for us!

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...