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Spore counts are climbing!

January 25, 2019

Grass samples tested this week from the MVS Monitor Farms have shown the following:

  • Hinuera – 0 spores/gram
  • Matamata – 5000 spores/gram
  • Te Poi – 3300 spores/gram
  • Tirau – 23000 spores/gram
  • Walton – 1700 spores/gram

Spore counts are on our Tirau monitor farm have exceeded 20,000 spores/gram for the first time season. We recommend for local farmers to start checking their own farms now.  Four samples for the price of three.

A friendly reminder that Boluses/Bullets can be damaged by heat. We suggest you keep them out of the sun where possible!

We will be closed for Farm retail Saturday morning due to Auckland Anniversary weekend and the clinic will reopen Tuesday 29th January 2019.

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

Phone Abby and Gavin in our Retail Team pm 07 888 8197 to pre-order your zinc boluses now.