Get the most from your sheep flock

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Howard Martin and Co. is host­ing a sheep gra­ziers’ in­for­ma­tion break­fast on Wed­nes­day, De­cem­ber 14 to help you make the most of your stock this sum­mer.

A se­ries of short pre­sen­ta­tions will take place at the Ber­ri­gan Show­grounds from 6.30am to 8.30am.

The pre­sen­ta­tions in­clude fly and lice so­lu­tions, drench and worm con­trol, and nu­tri­tion for dry feed and stub­ble man­age­ment.

Guest speak­ers in­clude Phil Candy from Coop­ers An­i­mal Health, James Waugh from Howard Martin and Co. and An­care’s Mark Beard.

Farm­ers are en­cour­aged to bring in a fresh ma­nure sam­ple for a free test for ‘Bar­bers Poll’, which is a con­cern this sum­mer fol­low­ing a wet sea­son.

The test takes 15 min­utes, is a free ser­vice and farm­ers will be con­tacted with the re­sults.

Mr Waugh said the in­for­ma­tion morn­ing would be ‘‘short and sharp’’, al­low­ing farm­ers to get back to har­vest.

A de­li­cious break­fast of ba­con, eggs, cof­fee, tea and orange juice will be served from 6am and RSVPS are es­sen­tial for cater­ing pur­poses.

Con­tact the of­fice on 5885 2005.

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