August Newsletter

August 2017

Please keep in mind sheep and cattle tag orders can take up to 4 weeks to arrive. We need a PIC number, property address and type of tags or applicator to order.

Coopers Farm Supplies are hosting another Animal Health Field day focusing on sheep vaccination and lice. Monday the 21st August 9.30am to 12.30pm, please contact us for more information.
RSVP 17th August.

 

Keep an eye on your cattle for lice they are becoming more active in these cooler months. First signs of lice are rubbing against trees and fences. Please contact us for treatment advice. 


Animal Health News


Razor Equine Wormer is on special at both stores $15.50 each. Each syringe will treat 2 x 600kg horses! Get in quick while stock lasts.

Garden/House hold News


Don’t forget to prune your fruit trees before the end of August also start spraying with copper  oxychloride every 2 weeks until they start to bloom. Start getting your vegie patches ready to plant your potato seeds.

Agronomy News


Broadacre: Trace Nutrients have a major impact of plant health, yield and seed quality in pulses and canola. Application TIMING and RATE are critical, Please contact Craig for details. Keep checking for Russian Wheat Aphid.
Viticulture: We have a small range of wood posts that have become available as well as steel post options. Rumour has it that vineyard trellis wire is in short supply, we have a good supply at the moment, please ring Bronte for pricing.

Joke of the Month


Teacher: "If I gave you 2 cats and another 2 cats and another 2, how many would you have?"
Johnny: "Seven."
Teacher: "No, listen carefully... If I gave you two cats, and another two cats and another two, how many would you have?"
Johnny: "Seven."
Teacher: "Let me put it to you differently. If I gave you two apples, and another two apples and another two, how many would you have?"
Johnny: "Six."
Teacher: "Good. Now if I gave you two cats, and another two cats and another two, how many would you have?"
Johnny: "Seven!"
Teacher: "Johnny, where in the heck do you get seven from?!"
Johnny: "Because I've already got a freaking cat!"