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Farm Diary 2014

Red Hot Santa Gertrudis Sale @ Riverslea NSW


23rd March

You're Invited! To our Open Day at "Fishponds" Gragin Rd Delungra. An informal Open Day. Lots of cattle on display & people to catch up with. Starting at 2pm on Saturday March 29th. Contact Us or Click Here for more information.

VICTORIAN customers - See you at the Maryborough farm on Thursday 24th April for a Best Beef Field day. Great guest speakers and a BBQ lunch prepared & cooked for you by MLA chef Kelly Payne. Click Here or Contact Us for more information. Cattle for Sale on the day Click Here.

22nd March

Follow us on Facebook for "2pm Today" daily updates.

Here's a few snippets.....

March 8th...."Enough moisture to start sowing the oats - we're using the disc drill to minimize soil disturbance & maximize moisture retention. Follow up rains will be the key from here."

March 10th...."2pm Today" drafting, scanning & drenching cattle to make the trip down to Victoria where we have a good supply of dry feed"

March 12th ....""2pm Today" The weaners have made it out of the yards to the BIG paddock. Finding shade in the heat of the day - it is so dry here even big established trees like this are dying."

March 18th...."2pm Today" taking a draft of the youngest joined heifers out to their own paddock for a little extra TLC thru to calving."

March 22nd...."2pm Today" Riverslea Helena (P) won her age class & went on to be Champion Junior & Grand Champion female. Worst luck to Howzat (PS) who missed his chance to take out 3 grand champions from 3 starts when he hurt himself before judging."

5th March

For the first of what we hope to be many "2pm today" posts....On Facebook
Checking the weaners. Weaned 3 months early due to the drought - but going great guns on twice daily feeds of lucerne hay, straw and milk replacer pellets.

Weaner Santa gertrudis Calves

2nd March:

Into Autumn and still no signs of rain.

1st March: Dates for the dairy

Saturday 29th March "Open Day" at "Fishponds" Gragin Rd Delungra NSW from 2pm. Food & refreshment provided. Kids welcome. A relaxed informal afternoon. Come and see behind the scenes, check out the 2014, & 2015 bulls.

Thursday 24th April Best Beef Field Day at "Riverslea" Old Avoca Rd Adelaide lead (near Maryborough) Victoria. Speakers from Meat & Livestock Australia, Santa Gertrudis Association general Manager & special guest speaker - Burnett Joyce "Gyranda" Queensland. Lunch provided.

More details available closer to the events. Any queries, please Contact Us

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