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by Jac
Wed Jun 24, 2020 12:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion Board
Topic: Phillipa Laing RIP
Replies: 4
Views: 215

Re: Phillipa Laing RIP

Such dreadful news. Will always be indebted to her. In bits...
by Jac
Wed Feb 05, 2020 1:27 am
Forum: General Discussion Board
Topic: Brexit...what next?
Replies: 4
Views: 1576

Re: Brexit...what next?

That may be the case Mark but I don’t see the situation as regards demand improving. Whilst they are ideally suited for some types of land due to their small size things would not change in that people keeping them would still have to do all the marketing/sales themselves.
by Jac
Tue Feb 04, 2020 11:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion Board
Topic: Brexit...what next?
Replies: 4
Views: 1576

Re: Brexit...what next?

I don’t think the government is bothered what happens to the farming industry post Brexit as long as they are able to import cheap food from somewhere to feed the masses. I think smallholdings will become more expensive as the fortunate wish to produce wholesome food for themselves. As for local foo...
by Jac
Tue Dec 17, 2019 12:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion Board
Topic: Bull Urgently Required
Replies: 4
Views: 2034

Re: Bull Urgently Required

Many thanks to all who responded and to the successful vendor.
by Jac
Thu Nov 07, 2019 8:52 am
Forum: General Discussion Board
Topic: advice needed on finishing steer
Replies: 1
Views: 1424

Re: advice needed on finishing steer

If it has been kept short then getting it to eat in sufficient quantities to put weight on in a short amount of time may be difficult. Contra to popular belief top quality haylage ad lib is a good start together with a kilo and a half of beef nuts daily split into a couple of feeds.
by Jac
Tue Oct 22, 2019 5:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion Board
Topic: Bull Urgently Required
Replies: 4
Views: 2034

Re: Bull Urgently Required

Thank you Louisa I will pass this on.
by Jac
Tue Oct 22, 2019 1:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion Board
Topic: Bull Urgently Required
Replies: 4
Views: 2034

Bull Urgently Required

Enquirer wishes to purchase non short registered Dexter bull. Would prefer red but would consider other colours. South Wales area. If you can help please get in touch.
by Jac
Tue Oct 22, 2019 6:46 am
Forum: General Discussion Board
Topic: Poor Sale Prices York
Replies: 5
Views: 2289

Re: Poor Sale Prices York

Whilst I understand the feelings of those living in low risk tb areas of the country, when you take an animal to a sale and decide to bring it home because it doesn’t reach the price you were willing to accept then you have by the very nature of sales mingled it with others. The same goes for shows ...
by Jac
Thu Oct 17, 2019 7:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion Board
Topic: Proxy voting
Replies: 7
Views: 2436

Re: Proxy voting

I think they all went through although nothing from official sources.
by Jac
Fri Oct 11, 2019 6:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion Board
Topic: Dexter Statistics.
Replies: 8
Views: 3034

Re: Dexter Statistics.

I don’t think there is a problem with genuine discussion on the Facebook page that Duncan set up he just doesn’t want abusive posts.
by Jac
Sat Oct 05, 2019 9:28 am
Forum: General Discussion Board
Topic: Proxy voting
Replies: 7
Views: 2436

Re: Proxy voting

Very interesting document online - search “The law of difficult meetings Slaughter and May
by Jac
Sat Oct 05, 2019 9:21 am
Forum: General Discussion Board
Topic: Proxy voting
Replies: 7
Views: 2436

Re: Proxy voting

That I don’t know. References appear to refer to the singular - a proxy, a member.
by Jac
Sat Oct 05, 2019 8:18 am
Forum: General Discussion Board
Topic: Proxy voting
Replies: 7
Views: 2436

Re: Proxy voting

Thank you for that summary Di. I would just like to point out at the meeting that took place prior to the last agm (when many were at the Bath and West), nominated proxies were not permitted to speak on behalf of their proxy if they were representing more than one person.
by Jac
Tue Sep 17, 2019 7:16 am
Forum: General Discussion Board
Topic: Is it the end?
Replies: 26
Views: 9143

Re: Is it the end?

Many thanks to Mark for this site, another cow rehomed.
by Jac
Mon Aug 05, 2019 3:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion Board
Topic: Is it the end?
Replies: 26
Views: 9143

Re: Is it the end?

Just a line to thank Mark and attest the benefits of his livestock sales page. Deposit taken on a bull after just a couple days on the site.