BCS certified assessors
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Certified BCS assessors are professionals who accurately score the condition of your herd. These assessors are rigorously tested for accuracy by the calibration team, comprising both DairyNZ staff and external rural professionals like veterinarians and farm consultants. The calibration team ensures consistent scoring across all professionals, meeting regularly to maintain a higher standard of accuracy.
The BCS calibration team tests the accuracy of certified BCS assessors, ensuring they all score the same throughout New Zealand and regardless of their profession or level of experience.
The calibration team is made up of:
The calibration team meets six-monthly to check their calibration and to be assessed. The level of accuracy required for the calibration team is set at a higher level than that for a certified assessor.
Find out more about the BCS assessor certification programme here.
|Olivia Jordan and
|North Waikato, Bay of Plenty and Northland|
|Katie Starsmore||South Waikato, Taranaki, Lower North Island|
|Charissa Thomas||North Otago, Canterbury, West Coast, Top of South Island|
|Natasha Lundin||South Otago, Southland|
|Bryce Tod||Bay of Plentyemail@example.com|
|Tim Scotland||Lower North Islandfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Izzy Cassan||Canterbury, West Coast, Top of South Island, North Otagoemail@example.com|
|Hamish Moore||South Otago, Southlandfirstname.lastname@example.org|
The above lists are for those offering commercial BCS services, there may be other certified assessors who chose not to be listed on this website. Please contact BCScertification@dairynz.co.nz for more information.
The programme has been developed as part of the Transforming the Dairy Value Chain Primary Growth Partnership programme, led by commercial partners, including DairyNZ and Fonterra, and partnered by MPI.
DairyNZ has collated this list of accredited BCS advisors which you can filter by region to find an assessor near you.