Rhys is in his 7th season as LOSM on this 110ha effective farm, milking 400 friesian cows doing 480-500 kgMS/cow.
The farm is in its second season as a Spring calving unit, having been split calving for 8-9 years.
Come and learn why Reece has reverted back to a Spring calving system, and why he has decided to calve later - 30th July relative to others in the area.
We will also discuss seasonal issues and challenges that are affecting farmers in the region
Lunch provided by Open Country Dairy – they will be sharing some modelling work to show how the above decisions stack up financially.
Protect our industry - please arrive with clean boots to reduce the risk of spreading a disease, pest or weed.