DAIRY HEIFER REARING PROGRAM for Macalister Demonstration Farm (MDF)
Expressions of Interest are sought for contract rearing of replacement dairy heifers (70-80) for the MDF.
- Grower to follow MDF Husbandry schedule
- All animals to be managed in a worm control program by the Grower at their expense
- MDF will supply pellets for first three months of the program. Any future supplementary feed is at the expense of the Grower.
- Grower to weigh heifers monthly and report to MDF Board and report any death or loss of an animal.
- Target Weights by 15th June 2016 : FF 490, FX 450, JJ 370
- Heifers not to be run with other animals not owned by MDF