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How did spore counts fare this week?

March 10, 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 West 10,000 Low 09.03.2017
Matamata 15,000 (Racecourse area) Moderate 10.03.2017
25,000 (Station Road) Moderate 10.03.2017
Peria 15,000 Moderate 08.03.2017
5,000 Low 10.03.2017
Richmond Downs 110,000 HIGH 06.03.2017
Te Poi 65,000 HIGH 10.03.2017
Wardville 10,000 Low 07.03.2017

Spore counts remain at a similar level to last week. More rain will create ideal conditions for Facial Eczema if night temperatures are 10° or warmer for a period of time. Continue with full dose zinc supplementation.


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.