Wrapped bales in fields - Keeping Sheep Away


I used to leave the wrapped bales out in the fields loose for the winter, no issues with the sheep. However this year they have started ripping the plastic. Any ideas to keep them away apart from putting up a fence?


Pick the bales up and carry and stack them. Can’t understand people leaving them lie and then having a dead spot of grass that the weeds invade when it finally grows back.

I reeseed with grass seeds when eaten. The ground where they go is very wet, easier to move the feeder so less poaching

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Five nature-recovery projects spanning 100,000ha launched

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Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland

Five nature-recovery projects spanning nearly 100,000ha across the West Midlands, Cambridgeshire, the Peak District, Norfolk and Somerset have been announced by the government and Natural England today (Thursday, May 26).

This is the equivalent in size to all 219 current National Reserves.

The aim of the projects is to deliver nature recovery at a landscape scale, helping to tackle biodiversity loss, climate change and improve public health and well-being.

All five projects will make a significant contribution towards the national delivery of the international commitment to protect at least 30% of land and...