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To cut everything down, or leave.

Posted: 27/11/2014 at 06:44

Mike - what on earth ...???  One minute you're saying you're pleased with the response to this thread and now this!

Surely you've been around here long enough to know that introducing the subject of cats versus birds is likely to cause heated debate - those of us who like a nice friendly forum frequently raise an eyebrow whenever this controversial subject is introduced - but on the other hand it does get lots of posts on the thread, so if that's what you want ....

I think that what irks some is that you start a new thread and then disappear off the forum  for 24 hours - then when you return you're unhappy with the way the discussion has developed.  

I believe that if you felt able to contribute to the discussion, rather than simply make a statement in such a didactic fashion, you might find the whole experience of posting on the forum more rewarding.

Enough is enough.

Posted: 27/11/2014 at 06:25

Sorry Mike, but what on earth are you on about? You're making yourself look silly.  Stop it

Talkback: Wildlife

Posted: 27/11/2014 at 06:23

Mike, I'm not sure if youi're aware of this site http://www.genewatch.org/sub-568547 but thought you may find the links to some of the reports etc interesting.

Christine Walkden Fans

Posted: 26/11/2014 at 19:42

Topbird   I set it to record - hope it's followed my insructions. 

That was a lovely day wasn't it

To cut everything down, or leave.

Posted: 26/11/2014 at 19:39

Fishy   and he probably had a family to feed, just as your Dad had

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 26/11/2014 at 18:26

Verdun!  Edd really doesn't need any encouragement

Talkback: Wildlife

Posted: 26/11/2014 at 17:40

Very possible Gemma - it's also possible that the wonderfully mild and dry (until recently) weather that we've had in the east has allowed the farmers to get on with cultivating jobs on the land and other jobs have been left until the weather had made the fields too wet and sticky to work on.

Talkback: Wildlife

Posted: 26/11/2014 at 16:23

Gemma, you may not have many dairy farmers in your area, but straw is transported a very long way to farmers who need it.  Here in the east we have mainly arable farms and and in the west of England there are far more dairy farms.  Earlier this year straw was being donated by Norfolk farmers and taken down to the West Country to the dairy farms there who had to use it for forage as well as bedding because their land was flooded.

Also, because of the recent high cost of grain-based feed for cattle, other forage systems are being introduced, including reverting to the old way of feeding chopped barley straw to dairy and beef cattle. 

We produce it over here and transport it to where it's needed.

Gardening Support Design

Posted: 26/11/2014 at 16:15

Done

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 26/11/2014 at 15:47

KEF - I think retirement has definitely helped  

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