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AG DAY NEWS

posted Sep 5, 2019, 7:04 PM by Reception @TMCS

No Calves for Ag Day : Due to Mycoplasma Bovis (MB) disease we are unable to have calves at this years Ag Day in line with the Waikato., but you can enter Lambs or Goats(born after July 1st). And there is also  the Caged Pets category- eg. rabbits, mice, rats, turtles, guinea pigs.

 

Looking for a kid for Ag Day?   A very friendly 2 month old, black and white female toggenburger Saanen Cross, is looking for a loving home. 

She is for sale for $40.00. Please call Johanna on 027 294 8626 or email

Johanna@bouter.co.nz.  

 

Looking for a lamb for Ag Day?

If you are looking for a lamb to raise for Ag Day please call Amy on 021 542 547. She is offering lambs to purchase and keep for $60.00. If you would like to have a lamb on loan for this years Ag Day, the fee will also be $60.00, which will be refunded on the return of a healthy WEANED lamb. Please note that the lamb must be weaned before being returned in order to receive the refund. NRM Lamb Start Mix is available for sale from the office for $2.00 a bag. This is suitable to feed to lambs when they are more than 4 days old.

 


Looking for a Chicken for Ag Day?: Eureka Poultry Farm have offered to supply chickens to any student wanting to enter a chicken for Ag Day. This was a very successful category that was added to last years event. The chickens will cost $20.00 each to purchase and you must purchase 2 or more chickens, as they need company. However, students will only enter their best chicken for Ag Day. 

The organising committee need orders for chickens to be made before Wednesday 25th September. Please pay by cash, and complete the order form at the office as soon as possible. The chickens will need to be collected from the TCC on the last day of term, Friday 27th September. You will need a box to transport your chickens and we suggest that you bring along some cash on the day to purchase the chicken growth feed. The chickens will be 6 weeks old, so will be on growth feed and should not require any heat lamps. However you will still need to ensure that they are kept in a warm area.   

 

Cambridge Vets visit on Saturday 14th September: Kelvin will again this year be at school on Saturday the 14th September at 9:00 am to inject and ring your lambs and inject goats with the 5 in 1 vaccination. This is a free service kindly donated by Cambridge Vets. Any questions please call Sharon 021 207 4778.

 

Ag Day Entry Forms Must Be Completed By Tuesday 24th September: All entry forms are available at the office and must be completed by Tuesday 24th September. No animals are to be entered if they were born before the 1st July 2019.

 

Ag Day Judges Talk & Animal Demonstration: This will happen on the final day of Term 3, on Friday 27th September at lunchtime. 

 

Return of Ag Day Trophies: Could anyone who won an Ag Day trophy last year, please return it to the office.
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