Program Overview

A 3-hour workshop discussing heifer management fundamentals to support future fertility and production in replacement dairy heifers.

Topics include:

  • the importance of monitoring heifer rearing from weaning to joining
  • practical ways to monitor growth
  • setting specific benchmarks for your heifer mob

Take time off farm and meet with other farmers in the area to share your plans, tips and lessons for heifer management in 2021.

Some key aims of the session:

  • Spotlight on replacement heifer management post weaning
  • Focus on awareness of the benefits of good heifers
  • Tools to work out if heifers are “on target”
  • Acts as a spur to make changes that are appropriate to their farming system

  Duration: 3 hours

At the end of this program, you will be able to...

  • access tools for benchmarking heifers
  • drive improved heifer rearing practices on-farm
  • make changes to your farming system to improve herd fertility

How do I sign up to participate? Contact your local region

Last modified: Thursday, 18 November 2021, 1:13 PM