Newton Rigg College is one of the first places in the country to be using an automated drench gun, which administers the correct dose of medicine based on the exact weight of the animal. From New Zealand, it wirelessly connects directly to the Te Pari weigh scale or the Shearwell Stock Recorder using wi-fi, meaning the precise dosage for each animal is calculated based on its weight and this is transmitted to the gun. See also: New sheep EBV for […]