Posted 3 March 2015
StockRock News, March 2015, is being delivered this week, just in time to remind you that StockRock and our StockRock expert, Shane Smith, will be in Feilding, at the Central Districts Field Days, ready to answer all your StockRock farm race questions, 12-14 March.
Posted 27 February 2015
NZ Police requested a soft yet durable surface for their dog exercise runs in Hamilton.
Posted 24 February 2015
The South Waikato Super Sports event is held annually in Tokoroa on the last full weekend in February to raise funds for South Waikato sports people representing New Zealand in international events. The event is a multi-sport 3-day affair where teams of 2 compete to earn the title of South Waikato Super Sports champions in Male, Mixed, Female and Veteran categories. Sporting disciplines include 200m sprint relay, skating, a duathlon, clay bird shooting, indoor rowing, outdoor bowls, sawing, archery and target golf.
Posted 19 February 2015
A new DAF truck has been purchased and commissioned specifically for our StockRock loading and delivery requirements.
Posted 2 February 2015
Today's NZHerald has the headline : “the drought is not over”, but light rain is already exposing the need for maintenance and replacement on dry boney farm races.
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.