This months host for the West Otago Discussion Group is Gordon Barrett. Gordon is currently contract milking 560 cows for Dairy Holdings Limited just north of Tapanui.
Being employed by Dairy Holdings Limited has enabled Gordon slowly grow his equity through purchasing cows and now owns 360 of the cows in the herd.
Topics for the day will include:
- Career progression and how Gordon plans to move from contract millking into a 50/50 sharemilking role
- How to build the right team
- Seasonal topics such as pre-dry off decisions.
Please bring a high-viz vest with you to this visit. It is a requirement of Dairy Holdings Limited. (A small number will be available on the day but it would be preferred if they were brought along)
Protect our industry - please arrive with clean boots to prevent the spread of disease, pest or weed.