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Regional Workshops

Fencing, fawning and feed utilisation for better growth

When: Thursday 23 March
Where: Glen & Renee Harrex,103 St Bathans Downs Road, Omakau
Come and hear what the Central Otago Advance Party has been up to.


1:15pm    Welcome and introduction to Greenvale Downs

1:30pm:   Farm tour – 4WD utes – with stops across the property

3.30pm:   Back in shed - Advance Party member presentations

4.00pm:   Feedback and workshop on improving fawn survival

5:00pm:   BBQ and refreshments


Topics for discussion:

Fawn survival targets

  • Aim to improve fawn survival to sale from 88% to 92% See the results and how these were achieved over the past two seasons, including-
  • Fencing improvements
  • Better utilization of dryland areas
  • Lower stocking density
  • Reduced disruption

Utilisation of irrigated areas

  • Spring growth and how it can be better utilised

Advance Party members’ changes

  • Hear from other Advance Party members about their areas of improvement over the past two seasons
  • Q&A opportunity

Regional Workshop details

Otago Advance Party
23 Mar 2017
Glen & Renee Harrex,103 St Bathans Downs Road, Omakau