In the Yards – Breeding Herd Management and Scanning, Mortlake
- Wednesday, September 12 2018 - 1:00pm
- Venue: Te Mania Angus - Sale Complex & Cattle Yards
The full team of Te Mania Angus employees will be in the yards, while Jim Green, of Green’s Livestock Services scans the yearling bulls for Eye Muscle Area, Rib and Rump Fat and Intra Muscular Fat.
Arrive at 1pm for a simple barbeque, then observe and chat about the data collected at Te Mania Angus and its relevance for commercial beef producers. This is an opportunity for open questions about how performance recording contributes to increasing the genetic value in breeding programs. Jim Green will be available to talk about scanning, before he resume works in the cattle yards
You will see the fully automated Clipex crush, which teamed with a panel reader and KoolCollect computer software, adds further efficiencies to the yard management.
Farm tours will be provided to view the property and intensive grazing systems of the 1700 cow herd.
All interested breeders and agents are welcome to attend this working day, “In The Yards” at Te Mania Angus, 448 Reichmans Lane, Mortlake from 1pm. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.
Enquiries: Lucy Gubbins 0409 952 197