B+LNZ Better Bull Buying Workshops: Selecting for Success – Oamaru and Mid Canterbury

Event category

This workshop has a dairy focus coming into yearling bull buying season.

Covering these three main themes:

1) How to build a robust breeding program, fit for the good years and not so good years.

  • Where should you spend and where can you save?
  • Best practice vs in practice.( what works genetically, financially and practically).
  • Ensuring your breeding programme doesn't walk out with manager.

2) What's the beef on dairy beef?

  • What makes a good beef bull for dairy.
  • Beef breed vs Beef breeding value.
  • Beef Semen vs Backup bulls.

3) What are the tools in your toolbox and how do you get the most out of them?

  • Recording and evaluation.
  • Genomic technology.
  • Sexed vs Conventional.

Locations and registration

This will be an interactive workshop with afternoon tea provided. Spaces are limited so registrations are essential.

Location Venue Date Time Register
Oamaru Targeted Breeding Centre, 19th September 1 - 4pm Registration closed.
Mid Canterbury Vermont Angus 20th September 1 - 4pm Registration closed.