Field day

B+LNZ Southland Farming for Profit Field Day – Optimising your Sheep and Beef systems (Northern Southland area)

Join us for a full day of information with Dr Jason Archer (AbacusBio) and Dr Anne Ridler (Massey University) to discuss the opportunities within your systems.

Speakers and discussion topics

1) Jason Archer – Optimising specialist genetics within the commercial beef herd system

Jason is a renowned beef and deer geneticists who has practical solutions for commercial farmers, discussing optimising specialist genetics in commercial beef herds.

2) Anne Ridler – Udder defects research outcomes. Why check ewe udders?

Anne Ridler is the lead researcher on many sheep and beef studies being undertaken at Massey University. She will be focusing on the outcomes of the ewe wastage and udder defects outcomes and touching on current work underway in the industry.


Registration details to come.

For all field day enquiries, contact facilitator Megan McCall on 027 207 6074.

COVID-19 event protocols

There will be some changes to how events are run so that we adhere to the government’s COVID-19 requirements: COVID-19.govt.nzIn particular, B+LNZ needs to manage risks, and have the ability to contact trace attendees if anything were to happen.

  • It is imperative that every individual pre-registers for any B+LNZ events to avoid the risk of being turned away upon arrival.
  • If you have cold or flu symptoms, please stay at home.