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Archive for July, 2013

And finally ..

Friday, July 26th, 2013

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The finished bales are then stacked neatly …. and ready for winter …..

Wrapping bales

Friday, July 26th, 2013

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The bales are then lifted onto the bale wrapper where they are covered in plastic ….

Haylage carried in

Friday, July 26th, 2013

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Farmer Tom carts the bales back to the farm……

Making haylage

Friday, July 26th, 2013

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Haylage all done too ! First, the grass is put into rows and then made into bales …..

Facebook video

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

Go to our facebook page to see the video of our silage been rolled and sorted to keep the air out.

The pit is covered !

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

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Finally a huge plastic sheet is rolled over the top and tyres placed on it so that fermentation can begin !! Good job well done by James Forrest Ltd !

The pit is rolled.

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

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Then the grass is put into the correct place and rolled to make sure all the air is squeezed out.

Silage goes into the pit .

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

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Farmer Tom tipping the grass into the silage pit.

Chopping silage

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

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Then The Chopper hoovers up the grass and blows it into a trailer to take it back to the farm …..

Silage making.

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

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First the grass is cut and put into rows …..

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