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GETTING THE BETTER OF BEDDING DOWN

Bedding down the Pedran dairy herd has been transformed from a lengthy and physical, two-man job into a relatively quick, simple one-man operation thanks to a little mechanical help. Tom Phillips and his son Arfon […]

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MORE CAN USE MECHANICAL STRAW SPREADING

A new range of small side-mountable Spread-A-Bale machines is being launched for 2012. The new machines only need 1.7 tonne lift capacity, and can work with a wide range of tractor fore end loaders and […]

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SAVE STRAW, COST AND TIME

Livestock farmers can minimise the effects of the continuing rise in straw prices by switching from manual to mechanical spreading, which is proven to achieve a more even spread of straw and reduce the volume […]

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FISHER CATCHES BIG BENEFITS

Dairy farmer Thomas Fisher reckons to have halved the time taken to bed down cattle at his family’s Geltbridge Farm, Brampton, a few miles to the East of Carlisle, Cumbria by investing in a Spread-A-Bale […]

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STRAW SAVINGS ADD UP

With straw prices already rising this winter following the wet harvest, making best use of what you have will reap both economic and practical benefits. Leicestershire dairy farmer Phil Newcombe believes he is getting both […]

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ALL THAT JAZZ!

Spread-a-Bales have been used in many roles – but we reckon using one to save a jazz festival is the most innovative use yet. This year’s Upton on Severn Jazz Festival was in danger of […]

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