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    What lies beneath the surface? The pitfalls of facial eczema

    11 December 2019

    Do you rely on visual cues to assess your stock’s health? Making animal health plans or decisions on this alone can be detrimental to your production when it comes to facial eczema. What lies beneath the surface can tell a very different story that doesn’t always present as the known physical ailments of the disease.

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    Apply less. Lose less.

    12 November 2019

    Sharemilkers Ben and Heather Peake farm 800 dairy cows on Simon and Carolyn  Spencer Bowers seven year old conversion (East Claxby) just north of the Waimakariri River, and are starting to make traction in getting the farm’s soil to maturity to hold its nutrients and water better.

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    Don’t let the flies strike!

    11 November 2019

    As the temperatures and humidity increase, so does the risk of flystrike. Ravensdown Animal Health Area Manager Brent Chamberlain explains how you can stay out of the flystrike zone.

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    Grubs causing significant yield gaps

    7 November 2019

    AgResearch and Ravensdown have estimated the cost of grass grub damage on pasture yields in Canterbury at around $1.8 million annually.

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