B+LNZ Whanganui Farming for Profit Field Day

Event category
Field day
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Beef is in the black! Come along to Hugh & Noelene Donald’s farm to see a high-performance breeding cow herd in operation and gain valuable insights into how you can “Beef up” your farm.

Producing more, profitably from beef.

Focusing on Noelene and Hugh’s beef herd, we will hear from Steve Morris (Massey University), Dave Warburton (Vet Services HB) talk about the key performance indicators that underpin high levels of breeding cow performance, the importance and value of getting your breeding programme sorted and ensuring your cattle have great conformation and are up for the job.

Valuable thoughts will also be provided by Martin Williamson who supports Hugh and Noelene with their breeding programme.

Key topics

  • Breeding programmes (including AI) and trait selection.
  • Beef cow KPIs.
  • The importance of conformation.
  • Farm/livestock management and planning.

Catering information

  • Morning tea to be provided on arrival
  • BYO lunch
  • BBQ and refreshments to follow at conclusion of the field day

Farm tour

Will require ATV’s and Helmets must be worn.

Registration closed.