Nutrition and management of pre-weaned calves matters! Studies show early life health and nutrition are associated with improved lactation performance later in life.
NZARN are very grateful for the support of Biomin.
The most recent NZARN meeting was held in Auckland in August 2018. It was well attended with 33 members and 4 guests. There were scientific and technical presentations on feed quality, rumen health and dairy production, as well as some important industry updates.
The March 2018 NZARN meeting was held in New Plymouth and was well attended with 32 members and 3 guests. The first day included presentations on calf and heifer nutrition and feeding root crops, and the second day was a lameness workshop with Neil Chesterton consisting of 2 presentations and a practical session on farm. The full presentations and general meeting notes are available below for logged in members.
The NZARN AGM and members meeting at Invermay on 8 February was a smashing success, attended by 17 members and one associate member. Congratulations to the 2017 Commitee members: Jakob Kleinmans – Chair Wendy Morgan – Treasurer Trish Lewis – Secretary Committee members: Andrea Murphy,