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2017 AGM, HERD TOUR AND HEIFER SALE
               28th March to 30th March 2017

We would like to have registrations in by the New Year as to who              • 	 Theileria tick management – all animals must be treated with Bayticol
is intending to come on this tour. This will allow us to organise                  or similar product at time of leaving vendor’s property
transport if available and plan for catering. If you can let me
know directly on 027 355 2927 or rnmwproffit@xtra.co.nz by                    • 	 Ear Tagging – all cattle must be identifiable with current AHB
1st January that would be great.                                                   identification requirements.

HEIFER SALE:                                                                                  Any questions please do not hesitate to ring me –
                                                                                                       Russell Proffit Mob: 027 355 2927
As members are aware we will be holding an Elite Heifer sale @ 4pm on
Wednesday 29th March 2017 at Corsock Shorthorns Taumarunui.                   ITINERARY
All members are encouraged to enter a heifer in this sale.
Entry forms will be out after Christmas.                                      28th March Tuesday Accommodation Waitomo Caves Hotel
Entries close for this sale on the 20th January 2017                          1:00pm	 Ron Smith
For South Island members we will look to bring your heifer’s north in         5:00pm 	 AGM
late-February, depending on the availability of transport to bring these up.  6:30pm 	 Dinner
Council will pay for the freight from a central point in the South Island to
Taumarunui. It will be up to you to get your heifer to this point and once    29th March Wednesday Accommodation Central Park Motor Inn
they are all there we will bring them up together.                            8:00am 	 Breakfast Russell’s
It is our intention to heavily promote the heifer sale nationally and I
encourage all members to not only look at entering a heifer but also to                       If you have cars you may leave them here and travel in the
purchase one.                                                                                 vans, this is to be confirmed as we will need to have numbers
The heifers will be catalogued by drawing them randomly out of a hat. On                      that would like to do this.
sale day we will hold a public judging with the three most popular heifers    11:30am 	 Alan Park’s
being auctioned first.                                                                        Structurally sound animals Beef and Lamb Genetics
There are no entry fees for the heifers but council will be taking a 3%                       Heifer Sale
commission on top of what the auctioneers take. This 3% will be used to       Stay in Taumarunui
cover promotion and the costs of the catalogue etc.
All heifers are to be:                                                        30th March Thursday
• 	 PTIC                                                                      Breakfast 	 Zeebers
• 	 TB tested and cleared within 12 months of the date of sale with the       9:30am 	 Maybe Commercial farmer in Whangamomona - Jack Hanns
                                                                              	 Honeyfeilds Finish around 4pm
     exception of cattle from a movement control area which must have         If you are flying in and out you can travel to New Plymouth which is 20
     been tested and cleared within 60 days of the sale.                      minutes or travel time to Hamilton is 3 hours.
• 	 BVD Antigen Negative and have been vaccinated twice within the last       If you leave your car at Russell’s the vans will return there and this is
     12 month period.                                                         approx 1½ hours travel time.

SHORTHORN COUNCILLOR CONTACTS:                                                                                                                                                     IMPORTANT CONTACTS

President...........................................................Craig Morton.............................mortons76@xtra.co.nz........................ 07 552 0250
Vice President.................................................Russell Proffit..............................rnmwproffit@xtra.co.nz ...................... 07 877 8977
Treasurer...........................................................Jim Syme...................................hiwiroa@xtra.co.nz ............................ 06 858 5369
Councillors........................................................Anita Erskine..............................westwood.farm@xtra.co.nz.................. 03 226 6713
.............................................................................Fraser Fletcher............................fraserfletcher@gmail.com ................... 03 204 2052
.............................................................................Ron Smith..................................clairon@farmside.co.nz ...................... 07 873 6968
Breed Co-ordinator:.......................................Lindy Lawrence...........................lindy@pbbnz.com .............................. 06 323 0742

PBBnz OFFICE CONTACTS:

General Manager...........................................Caren Bailey..............................caren@pbbnz.com............................. 06 323 0862
Accounts:...........................................................Andrea Bullivant.........................andrea@pbbnz.com........................... 06 323 0749
.............................................................................Kaylene Bradley..........................kaylene@pbbnz.com........................... 06 323 0748
.............................................................................Sonya Knowles...........................sonya@pbbnz.com............................. 06 323 0869
Administration:...............................................Lindy Lawrence...........................lindy@pbbnz.com............................... 06 323 0742
Administration/Tags:....................................Patrice Grant..............................patrice@pbbnz.com............................ 06 323 0861
Registry/DNA:.................................................Linda Rule..................................lindar@pbbnz.com............................. 06 323 0746
Registry:............................................................Megan Ellett...............................megan@pbbnz.com........................... 06 323 0747
Pivot Design:...................................................Adele Gray................................adele@pivotdesign.co.nz.................... 06 323 0864
.............................................................................Glenn Morton............................graphics@pivotdesign.co.nz................ 06 323 0863
Website Design:..............................................Nathan Doyle.............................nathan@pivotdesign.co.nz.................. 06 323 0868

2	 SHORTHORN FLYER  SHORTHORN ASSOCIATION: PO Box 503, Feilding | Phone: 06 323 4484 | Fax: 06 323 3878 | Web: www.shorthorn.co.nz
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