Nor West News : February 17th 2011
14 NOR-WEST NEWS, FEBRUARY 17, 2011 Town Advertising Feature & country Livestock & Ag Services For all your cattle needs Ph: Paul or Leanne 021 894 578 / 810 9896 Æ ADVICE IS FREE Æ • Cartage of livestock to local Sales or Works • Can buy or sell on behalf • Carting from Wellsford to Pukekohe IN228316 3430290AA BOLER CONSTRUCTION LTD Phone Steve 09 412 8628 or 027 497 1154 Free Quotes All earthmoving and drainage requirements Registered Drainlayer Building Site Cuts Driveways Dams Post Holes Subdivisions Metal Supply Horse Arenas Roading Drainage Footings Septic Systems Wetlands Tip Truck Hire Your septic tank should be cleaned every 3 years (average family of four) We service all areas Phone: 412 9210 or 0274 924 494 SEPTIC & WATER TANK CLEANING urnetts B 2584983AA 1 WEST STREET, HELENSVILLE • PH: 0800 833 399 End of Summer SELL OUT OFFAL HOLES Wal's HOLES Phone 09 437 3936 or 021 93 2225 www.walsholes.co.nz 3515281AA BOOK NOW Gorse and all other weed SPRAYING Dave Beattie Phone 09 420 6304 or Mob 027 551 9851 Specialists in control of all weeds on farms, • lifestyle blocks, wetlands, bush blocks and ponds (environmental weed control) Revegetation Projects • 3437375AA email: firstname.lastname@example.org www.westscape.co.nz BARTON BROS EARTHMOVING REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL YOUR Phone 412-7070 Bill 0274 955-215 or Colin 0274 955-291 For all your earthmoving requirements we have • Diggers 13, 12, 7.5, 5, 4 & 2.5 tonne • Bobcat • Truck Hire - (6 wheeler) • Footings, Post Hole Boring • Sand, Metals & Topsoil supplied • Dams, etc. 2584543AA Mike Nikolic Agricultural Contractor Phone 021 143 4800 ah (09) 810 9822 Hay Baling Rotary Hoeing Post and Pole Driving Rotary Slashing Ripping and Harrowing Fencing Disc Ploughing Levelling Bar IN912588 IN BRIEF Livestock report Fewer cattle were on offer and prices were very solid at the Kumeu sale on February 14. Cattle: Prime steers $1855, medium 15-month-old steers $690 to $700, prime heifers $925, medium yearling heifers $540 to $700, weaner heifers $405 to $420. Sheep: Prime lambs $85 to $102, ewes $39 to $92. The market on February 7 was more of a struggle than expected with some nice quality cattle on offer. However, buyers were standing back mainly watching. Perhaps bidding will improve in a week or two, after the prices go up more yet! Cattle: Medium 18 month-old steers $810, light yearling cross bred heifers $390 to $470, medium 15 month heifers $568, small cross bred yearling heifers $450, weaner heifers $247 to $398. Sheep: Prime lambs $90 to $130, ewes $52 to $124. Show weeds and grass who s the boss! Top team: Dave and Kevin of Vegetation Specialists. If weeds and unwanted plants are blighting your landscape and lowering the value of your prop- erty, it's time to get to the root of the problem. This time of year is when plants such as gorse and blackberry are actively growing and the job of eradicating them is most effectively done. Timing for pasture spraying varies depending on the weeds being targeted. Contact Vegetation Specialists for the best time to spray and erad- icate these plants. Whether it's a farm or a lifestyle block you own, Vegetation Specialists Ltd can help you through their environmental weed control, pasture spraying and mainten- ance services, which are of a very high standard. We totally under- stand weeds and the problems they can create for you,'' says owner Dave Beattie. They use modern machinery which can quickly and efficiently spray large areas in less time and their experience ensures that environmental impacts are minimised. Dave has worked in the parks industry for more than 26 years. Together with Kevin, who has worked in the industry for 12 years, they have handled a wide range of operations in the Greater Auckland Region. Dave and Kevin are Registered Chemical Applicators. This qualification guarantees people like Dave and Kevin have the knowledge of the right chemical for a particular variety of plant, as well as the quantity to be used. Give Dave a call and he'll will come out and have a look at what's needed to reclaim your land. For more information, call 027 551 9851, email dave.beattie@vegetation specialists.co.nz or see www.westscape.co.nz.
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