Category Archives: Sheep & Goats

Winter – The Perfect Time To Fence

Coffs Harbour Produce | Fencing Post & WireLet’s face it Fencing is a tough job to do in the Summer months, when it is hot and humid! So the Winter months are the perfect time to jump into those fencing tasks and get them completed so you can enjoy Spring.

What you will need

To construct or repair your fence you will need the following:

  • a helper
  • pliers
  • posts (strainers and drop posts)
  • wire
  • post hole-digger
  • gripples and applicator or wire-strainers Continue reading

What Is The Importance Of Salt For Your Livestock

Rock SaltThe elements of common salt, sodium and chlorine, are essential for animal life. They are part of several functions in maintaining osmotic pressure in body cells which is vital to the transfer of nutrients and waste products across the cell membrane. Salt is a major component of fluid blood, which contains about 0.17% of both Continue reading

Introducing…

Vella Stockfeeds

Introducing Vella StockfeedThis NSW based Stockfeed Manufacturer is Australian Owned by the Vella Family and was established in the 1980′s.  This a quality company with quality products distributed exclusively in this area by Coffs Harbour Produce.

‘Flying under the radar’ Vella Stockfeed focuses their resources to product as opposed to Sales & Marketing and expensive packaging.  So if you haven’t ‘heard’ of them before t Continue reading

What you need to know about Liver Fluke

Liver Fluke PicFasciola hepatica or Liver Fluke is a flatworm that parasitises a wide range of hosts including sheep, cattle, horses, rabbits, wallabies and even humans. The adults live in the bile duct and feed on blood, which can lead to chronic disease and impairment of performance, but greater impacts are usually seen from the damage caused by the immature flukes developing within the liver. Continue reading