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Don’t stop yet

March 24, 2017

Spore count results for grass samples brought into the clinic for testing this week are as follows:

Area Spore Count Level Date Tested
Hinuera East 5,000 Low 23.03.2017
Hinuera West Nil Low 22.03.2017
Matamata 5,000 Low 23.03.2017
25,000 Moderate 24.03.2017
Peria 25,000 Moderate 20.03.2017
Nil 22.03.2017
Richmond Downs 120,000 VERY HIGH 20.03.2017
Te Poi 5,000 Low 23.03.2017
Tirau Nil 20.03.2017
5,000 Low 20.03.2017
20,000 Moderate 20.03.2017
30,000 Moderate 20.03.2017
45,000 HIGH 20.03.2017
Wardville 15,000 Moderate 23.03.2017

Be very careful of stopping Facial Eczema prevention too soon. Individual samples can vary largely day to day, paddock to paddock. We have had a classic example this week where we had a spore count of Nil and another of 45,000 from the same farm, on the same day.

There are still cases of clinical eczema being diagnosed in the district and stopping protection too soon is risky and could be very devastating.

Remember to see us first for competitive prices on all your zinc requirements this season…

  •  Face-GuardTM zinc boluses
  • Zinc Sulphate for water treatment
  • Solutrace FE-Organic Minerals + Zinc in one easy formula

Purchase Face-GuardTM zinc boluses from MVS this season and go in the draw to win 1 of 2 $500 gift vouchers from Hunting & Fishing NZ. See in-store for details.