Pre-lambing is a critical time point in the annual calendar of a sheep operation. It is important that your sheep farmers implement a comprehensive pre-lambing ewe animal health program, in order to protect their ewes, as well as their lambs, and help get more lambs through to marking.Continue reading Pre-lambing Vaccination
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5 Key Reasons to automate your Water Dosing.
Every animal drinks, and our livestock are no exception. Because of this, more and more farmers are turning to Water Dosing as a simpler and more cost-effective way to deliver a range of medications and supplements to their livestock.
Hydrometers for Zinc Sulphate Testing in Sheep Footbaths
Zinc sulphate testers are used by sheep farmers to check the concentration level of zinc sulphate in sheep foot baths.
The product consists of a small glass tube with an enclosed weight to keep it standing upright in a container holding a sample of the footbath solution. The tube is marked by level indicators. The higher the concentrationof zinc sulphate the more buoyancy is created so the tube floats higher up for the higher concentrations and sinks lower down for low concentrations. The farmer just needs to read off the height level against the surface of the water to determine the remaining concentration of zinc sulphate. Continue reading Hydrometers for Zinc Sulphate Testing in Sheep Footbaths
HSW Eco-Matic Applicators
If you want plastic vaccinators, drench guns or injectors that are both tough and reasonably priced, Think Livestock is now the exclusive Australian Distributor for the Eco-Matic range from German manufacturer Henke-Sass Wolf. These applicators are made to meet the tough standards of the European market and all share the following features. Continue reading HSW Eco-Matic Applicators
Written by Roger Martyn
One of the observable differences between New Zealand and Australian pasture based production systems is the adoption of inline water mineral delivery systems. These are now very common in New Zealand situations, for the introduction of different medications into stock water supply.