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DaveSnoddy 478104 383 TM140 + 4furrow KV BELFAST either
TM140 + 4furrow KV BELFAST
Brother ploughing some of our old cow paddocks for the first time in 50 years. We knew there would be a lot of stones but we didn't realize just how many. Willpost more pics to give you an idea of the soil type and the number of ****ing stones. what a nightmare:-(
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pic 2, a rare shot with no stones or rock!
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when you look at the light amount of soil on the mouldboards there is very little soil in some places of the field
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last run, spring release plough, obviously
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here is a good picture to let you see how quick the soil type changes from light loam soil (foreground) to very heavy clay, what you'd call brick earth in the highlighted area
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some were just too big to wrestle with.
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the trailer may cause compaction in a ploughed field but I'd rather suffer compaction than a slipped disc
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Nice photos Dave :-)

A well put together thread, good work ;-)

What do you intend to do with this field; sow it backdown to grass or put it in with another crop?

Regards,

TC ;-)
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plant winter wheat, we dont have many cows now and putting old permanent pastures down to 1st wheats
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Ok, thanks Dave ;-) good luck with it all.
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just praying we found all the big ones or our power harrow will be worse for wear:-\
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