Experienced calf rearers Dellwyn and Sheree Malcolm are trialling the latest calf milk replacer (CMR) to hit the New Zealand market – Sprayfo Delta Energised Calf Milk. Despite a season plagued with challenging weather conditions, they are very pleased with the growth of their calves and expect to wean two weeks earlier than previous years.
Calving Manager Nicole Woodford is a strong advocate for AgriVantage’s Stalosan F. She has used it as the main biosecurity aid in rearing pens for the last 6 years. Nicole currently works at Ardno Farms Limited in Mossburn, Southland. She rears 500 replacement heifers, 100 Herefords to 100kg and 20 Friesian Bulls to 100kg. She […]
Southlander Therase Scott has reared lambs and calves for 14 years. In 2017 she introduced Sprayfo Primo Lamb milk replacer to her lambs – to stop abomasal bloat – and she hasn’t looked back.
Northland Dairy Farmer Paula Summers describes herself as “a hygiene freak” and says that Stalosan F is an “absolutely brilliant” drying agent and biosecurity aid in the rearing shed.
“I recommend Sprayfo Red as a quality and cost-effective milk replacer” Sanson Dairy Farmer Aaron Taylor rears approximately 450 calves annually with AgriVantage’s Sprayfo Red Finisher calf milk replacer (CMR). He’s used it for the last two seasons and will do the same this year, because Sprayfo Red proved to be much easier to use […]
The McEwans Texel Stud is on 50 acres near Ashburton. Here they run 200 breeding ewes and rear 20-30 lambs by hand each year. Elizabeth rears her lambs on Launchpad18 colostrum powder and Sprayfo Primo Lamb milk replacer, with a boost of Biopect. “I am very particular about my lambs” says Elizabeth. “They are like […]
Texel sheep stud owner Elizabeth McEwan is rearing her lambs with new Launchpad18 colostrum powder along with Sprayfo Primo Lamb milk replacer this season. She’s exceptionally happy with the products and the progress of her lambs. The McEwans Texel Stud is on 50 acres near Ashburton. Here they run 200 breeding ewes and rear 20-30 […]
North Otago farmer Wayne Bugden is rearing 120 calves on AgriVantage’s Sprayfo Blue Premium calf milk replacer this season. With an added boost of Biopect, Wayne says the calves are off to an extra good start. Wayne switched to Sprayfo CMR based on his experience with Sprayfo Primo Lamb – which he used to rear […]
Young piglets scrambling to feed on Milkiwean Yoghurt being distributed by farm worker Marlo Pig farmers Pieter Bloem and third generation Gavin and Nicole are firm advocates for Milkiwean Yoghurt, having noted significant improvements in piglet performance and even sow condition since introducing it 3 years ago. In their opinion, there’s no better product for […]
Lamb rearers Luke and Rebecca Mahoney were sold on Sprayfo Primo Lamb after just one season, based on the performance of the lambs and the support they received from AgriVantage in achieving their rearing objectives. Based on a 1,200 acre block in Pahiatua, the Mahoney’s have been large-scale calf rearers for some time. 2017 was […]