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22% improvement in R2 fawning rate

Comments • Mating weight for R2s lifted from 95 kg 2016 to 100 kg for 2017 View project details

Doing a Winter Feed Budget - Waipa

3,340kgDM/ha available minus 1,680 allocated = 1,732kgDM/Ha residual on 1 Sep. View project details

Cost/Benefit of buying in extra feed.

In 2016 The Blackburns shifted to a policy of using a self-feed silage pit for their Red Deer Hinds, and buying in more supplements to increase the feed available for livestock.  View project details

Silage Quality Analysis Project

Many farms in our Advance Party make use of silage or baleage as a substantial proportion of the diet used to maintain hinds over the winter. View project details

Self-feed Silage in the King Country

In a first visit to the property in December 2015, the AP members identified significant benefits for the Blackburns in moving to a different way of wintering their hinds. View project details