Posted 16 January 2015
StockRock has been used on the Cochrane Farm in Reporoa for the past six years, thanks to the foresight of Sharemilker Theo Van den Broek.
Posted 23 December 2014
Milking goes on, but StockRock supply, deliver and/or installation jobs take a break over Christmas.
Posted 10 December 2014
A new StockRock race was installed on Monday at a cowshed entrance in Huntly.
Posted 26 November 2014
The Spring (November 2014) newsletter is now available on the website, and will be distributed to Dairy RD box holders in the last week of November. Click here to open the November 2014 StockRock Newsletter.
Posted 24 November 2014
A good guideline for avoiding up to 90 percent of lameness, is to single out the wet spots on your farm race and apply StockRock to these areas as a minimum. StockRock doesn't wear to form hard stones. The wet boggy areas are those which should first be cleaned and then laid with StockRock, eliminating the source of stones to be carried onto the milking shed yard, and avoiding lame cows over the coming months.
Posted 11 November 2014
StockRock is a versatile product on farm and also can be used to shape landscape features.
Posted 9 September 2014
StockRock was introduced onto the Holmes Family Trust farm at Matamata for the first time in 2008. On our recommendation, Terry and Michael Holmes requested StockRock for a 200m length of race from their new cow shed.
Posted 14 August 2014
As spring rolls around, the cows start to come back to the milking shed after calving.
Posted 14 July 2014
Installation of StockRock on Kevin Dodds' dairy farm in Kaitaia was attended by 30-or-so farmers, advisors, and contractors.
Posted 22 June 2014
Kevin Dodds - Crene Road, Takahue, Kaitaia - was the winner of 90T of StockRock, Northland Fieldays.