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Re: Sheep

Post by Guil » Sat Jun 24, 2017 8:36 am

You have more sheep than cows though dont you?

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Re: Sheep

Post by Erica Von » Sat Jun 24, 2017 10:23 am

Now I do but when I had 100 of each I was still filling up the 32k water trailer far more than the cows 32k water trailer. I would have thought the cows would use more but in the game they do not. We have cows however we don't measure there water we just have a auto drinker they stick their nose down in a bowel like fixture and they get all the water they want instead of water sitting in a trough getting dirty and slimey then you have to drain it clean the trough and refill it this way its much easier and zero evaporation.

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Re: Sheep

Post by BigC92 » Sat Jun 24, 2017 10:43 am

I have a 20K L water barrel, that'll be a joke to them? my goal is 100 sheep, 200 cows, not sure about pigs yet.

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Re: Sheep

Post by VMB-TAN » Thu Feb 15, 2018 10:36 pm

Just reached 3000 sheep :)

I was saving pallets of wool to see if there was a limit, but gave in when the high demand price was offered; sold 216 pallets of wool and made 3.9 million Euros hoorah *thumbsup*

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Re: Sheep

Post by BostonJohnny1226 » Fri Feb 16, 2018 1:15 am

I pile my pallets close to the sell point and then push them into it during a high demand

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Re: Sheep

Post by Boss Dino » Sat Mar 10, 2018 5:15 pm

How do you feed your sheep? I use bales for my 600 sheep.

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Re: Sheep

Post by VMB-TAN » Sat Mar 10, 2018 8:16 pm

Two 70k tippers, made by BSM. I store my hay and grass in the forage and chips silo.

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Re: Sheep

Post by gamertag Jeff Z7 » Sun Mar 11, 2018 6:10 am

1. Place a water tower right next to water trough.
2. Buy the cheapest water trailer & a weight with a trailer hitch.
3. Park the trailer next to the trough/tower with the weight connected.
4. Refil & unload the trailer simultaneously. Leave the weight hooked to the trailer but drop it from your tractor.
5. Auto watering complete.

Works great when you're dealing with any number of animals.

Also, the frontloader attachment Wrapped bale loader from Tanco works well for picking up two pallets at a time & easily placing them on or in any trailer. No autoload on xbox, the struggle is real.

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Re: Sheep

Post by VMB-TAN » Sun Mar 11, 2018 9:27 am

That's exactly how my water supply is set up :)

I'll give the Tanco bale loader a try. Doesn't it get too glitchy with two pallets at once?

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Re: Sheep

Post by VMB-TAN » Sun Mar 11, 2018 10:24 am

Just some figures and statistics. It's a somewhat older screenshot though, i'm nearing 3500 at the moment :)

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Re: Sheep

Post by gamertag Jeff Z7 » Sun Mar 11, 2018 2:15 pm

Wow! Now that's a lot of chow to keep up with! The 3500 sheep alone but throw in them cows, wows. I'd be interesded to see your grass mowing operation. I use MF forage harvester with any simple mower on front & a windrower on back, hired worker of course.

I've found that the Tanco only gets glitchy when you clip a building with it. One of the grabbers kinda gets *censored* (<--vacuumed) into the structure & won't let go easily.

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Re: Sheep

Post by VMB-TAN » Sun Mar 11, 2018 3:18 pm

Lol @ vacuumed :) What is the exact name of that Tanco tool? I'm having trouble finding it...

My operation isn't special tbh... I'll post a pic later on. I play without seasons, so food suffices for 6 days.

The spawning of woolpallets is another story though :)

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Re: Sheep

Post by gamertag Jeff Z7 » Sun Mar 11, 2018 4:40 pm

In game it's called "'Tanco Autowrap' Wrapped bale handler", in the mod menu it's called "Tanco D80 Bale Stacker."

I have a seasons map but like you I prefer not to run seasons with my sheep. I'm currently trying to find the pinnacle of wool spawning. There's gotta be a perfect grass-to-wool equation in here somewhere lol. Like reproduction rate starts to level out so I would think wool production follows the same curve. Keeping up with 3500 head sounds a lot more fun though!

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Re: Sheep

Post by VMB-TAN » Sun Mar 11, 2018 5:02 pm

Aha, the D80 bale stacker, thanks :)

I've never done the math, so I can't help you a lot, but right now, one pallet spawns every 5-6 minutes. With 3000 sheep it was approx. 10 minutes per pallet.
Reproduction rate is at 00:16.

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Re: Sheep

Post by gamertag Jeff Z7 » Sun Mar 11, 2018 6:22 pm

Thanks for the info, I'll put it in my graph. What's your max feeding capacity for 6 days?

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