26 November 1999

NEW PRODUCTS

Reco washes clean with high power

RECO Power, a division of Rustons Engineering, has launched a range of pressure washers together with a selection of detergents and accessories.

The range includes domestic, industrial and steam cleaners, with petrol/diesel and pto driven machines available for heavy-duty applications.

Electric models can be specified with 1.6 to 7.5kw power ratings, or engine-powered washers up to 9.75kw.

Two pto powered models are available for 540 and 1000 rpm speeds – delivering pressures up to 200bar (2900psi).

Designed for rust-free operation, the washers include brass pump heads, stainless steel valves and ceramic pistons. (01480-457714).

Pfizer offers more savings with vets

SIGNIFICANT savings are available on Lectade Plus and Synulox LC, says manufacturer Pfizer.

The offer is available through participating vets and runs to the end of the year. Producers should contact their vet for more details, advises the company (01304-616161, fax 01304-656221).

Weighing the bird

FIND out whether your turkeys are ready for the table using Ritchies Turkey Weigher.

Suspended from a top mounted load cell, the weighing cage of the equipment has vertical dimensions of 765mm (30.5in) to ease handling of large birds.

It can be set to work in standard or fine weigh modes with the latter offering a weighing resolution of 0.1kg (0.2lb). The weigher has its own battery, said to offer eight hours continuous capacity, but can also be powered via a 12 volt battery or mains battery charger. It costs £759 (01307-462271, fax 01307-464081).

Free guide shows how to exploit crops

DISCOVER how to exploit high protein forage crops with a free Guide to High Protein Forage Crops from Advanta.

The booklet covers forage peas, red clover, lucerne, kale, kaleage and forage lupins. Information on where each crop can fit into rotations, yield potential and feed values is given.

Contact Advanta to obtain a free copy (01529-304511, fax 01529-303908).