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by cloudybay
Sun Apr 01, 2012 10:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Another integration issue
Replies: 13
Views: 8625

Re: Another integration issue

Regarding the stones issue.

Ram lambs get them alot if the feed that they have doesn't contain Amonia Chloride. This breaks the calcified calcium down so they can pass urine much more easily.
I tend to give the piglets/Boar pigs a hand full of sheep feed with their own feed on a regular basis.
by cloudybay
Mon Jan 23, 2012 7:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: KK's and sheep hurdles?
Replies: 5
Views: 3836

Re: KK's and sheep hurdles?

I use sheep hurdles all the time. You have to have ones that have pins and eyes not the slot together hurdles. We are expecting our first litter soon and what we have done is cable tie some weld mesh panels against the hurdles also you can use 1/4 inch or even 1/2 inch plywood. Good luck
by cloudybay
Sun Dec 18, 2011 6:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pedigree Ear Tags
Replies: 13
Views: 7941

Re: Pedigree Ear Tags

I do agree that if you breed it you should tag it. It is also law that if you move any pig off of your holding for no matter what reason then it has to be TAGGED. Metal Plastic it doesn't matter it has to be tagged. No excuses What would you write on the AML2 if the animal is not tagged. (AML2 Movem...
by cloudybay
Sun Nov 27, 2011 6:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: what do we want ?
Replies: 9
Views: 4987

Re: what do we want ?

Hi Wendy, I think that one of the most important things as a smallholder is the size of every thing. We all don't have hundreds of animals. Its just a few and that then becomes expensive and wasteful. If you don't use all of the medicines by a certain date you then have to dipose of it all. So in t...
by cloudybay
Thu Nov 10, 2011 8:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: General Advice about diet and feeding
Replies: 2
Views: 2200

Re: General Advice about diet and feeding

There is a mulivit you can give them. Get in touch with Jonathan Guy at Animal Health(go via the internet to get his phone number) He does supply small amounts of a Multi/Trace element/Vitamins for the small holder. It does work a dose of that should get him back on track. If it doesn't then you'll ...
by cloudybay
Wed Nov 02, 2011 5:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Thank you !
Replies: 1
Views: 1690

Thank you !

I would just like to thank Wendy Scudamore family and friends for having the AGM, Show and Sale at Barton Hill Farm. I do hope that the commitee finds a suitable place for next years event. Well done every one.......xx