Happy to help, I have knowledge of electric fencing, motorbikes and some knowledge of soil, pasture and animal health.
25 acres, 1400 Blue Gums, Wiltshire sheep, 5 steers, 2 cows, ducks, chickens, bees, dog, cats, retired, 1 husband and 3 grandkids.
Lime is good generally as long as it's not over done. I sell seaweed so I am biased in my thoughts ! What seaweed can do for you is unlock the goodies that are in your soil already, some nutrients are locked up and a soil test can tell you whats in the soil but cannot tell you whats NOT available to the plant. Foliage tests will tell you what is actually getting into the plant from the soil. If you get any testing done try and use an independent tester. Healthy soil = Healthy plants = Healthy animals! Check your underground activity by doing a dig. Count worms, look at the texture, root depth and top-soil depth. Sorry for the slow reply... I have obviously failed to tick the right boxes to keep me updated!!
Deanna;501246 wrote: Hi and welcome Steve, better late than never. Maybe you can advice me on what to do with our paddocks that until two years ago mostly had horses on, none now just sheep. Some say lime, some say fertilise, some say don't bother waste of money. I don't over stock and just run a few sheep to eat and sell the remainder, we are on riverbed stoney ground and I wonder what anyone thinks.