Early start this morning to start Under-Sowing some of the paddocks. With it starting to rain, we had to stick to the easier contour paddocks. We are under-sowing this year with a perennial Rye/Clover mix which was $3.75/kilo
We held a field day at our Farm on Sunday 14th March. 15 fellow Red Devon breeders attended We started with a morning tea and then proceeded to inspect the bulls followed by the cows and calves. After having a look at the farm implements we had a lovely BBQ lunch (rolled lamb on a … Read more
With the wet weather starting, it was time to start under-sowing paddocks in preparation for Winter. The seed is a perennial Rye/Clover mix at $3.75 per kilo.
. Tinopai BA Jed 1633 was accepted into the Dairy Beef Progeny Testing 2020 intake. We sent him off to Animal Breeding Services in the Waikato where they had to get 77 straws to send off to B+LNZ Genetics. They manged to get 144 straws so the balance is in storage with Animal Breeding Services. … Read more
Our spring calving started on the 18th September 2019 and extended through to the last calf born on 27th October 2019. These calves were the first progeny of Jed and Ryes and we are impressed with the 19 bulls and 16 heifers calves they have sired. The calves birth weight averaged around 34 kgs and … Read more
Over the last few months the flowers on the Manuka and Kanuka within our conservation areas have been spectacular. Looking down over the native bush you would have thought it had snowed as the canopy area was white. The recently planted native trees are flourishing and the planting within the wetland areas are establishing. While … Read more