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Spore counts – Clinical FE seen

April 19, 2013

District counts for the week ending 19th April 2013 are:

Matamata – 86,000 (high), Piako – 12,000 (low) and South Waikato – 0 (no counts taken).


Counts from grass samples we have tested this week are:

Hinuera East – 25,000 (low) on 15.4.13

Matamata – NIL on 17.4.13

Te Poi – 10,000 (low) on 15.4.13


Vets in the field have seen clinical cases of Facial Eczema in the last few days

Therefore preventative measures need to be in place, particularly now that many cows are dried off and zinc supplementation is more difficult. Phone the clinic for trusted advice on your current zinc regime.