Dairy-Beef Progeny Test: Limestone Downs open day

Thursday 2nd February 2017

Dairy-Beef Progeny Test: Limestone Downs open day

B+LNZ Genetics Dairy-Beef Progeny Test: How are the calves of the bulls stacking up?

The first crop of progeny test calves have now moved into a sheep and beef finishing system. Initial results will be presented by Massey University’s Dr Rebecca Hickson at the Limestone Downs annual field day. Hear first-hand insights from those involved, learn about the viability of dairy-beef calves for your operation and view the beef-sired progeny test calves on display.

Read more about the dairy-beef project here


10am, Tuesday 14 February
Limestone Downs Woolshed, 1340 Port Waikato/Waikaretu Road

Speakers will present in the morning. There will be a farm tour in the afternoon with a choice between dairy or sheep and beef

Topics to be covered 
What to bring
If possible bring 4 wheel drive vehicles, motorbike helmets required on quads and no passengers. Riding on tractors is not permitted. 
Please bring your own lunch. Tea and coffee will be provided.
Field day will proceed wet or fine, so wet weather gear may be required.
Find out more
For details about the open day contact Paul Mahoney on 09 232 9897.
For more information about B+LNZ Genetics Dairy-Beef Progeny test, visit our progeny test page