New Zealand Farm Seasons at Whenuanui
Farming is seasonal and farm activities vary accordingly. The farm employs one full time manager and sub contracts the seasonal work such as shearing, scanning, and hay and silage making. Farm maintenance of buildings, fences, drains and pasture is done throughout the year.
Spring Farming (September - November)
- Tailing and docking of lambs
- Sale of early spring lambs
- Marking of calves
- Spring application of fertilizer
- Shearing - mid - late November
Summer Farming (December - February)
- Weaning of lambs & calves
- Hay and silage making
- Rams put out with the ewes
- Farm maintenance
Autumn Farming (March - May)
- Shearing - April
- Pasture management / re grassing summer crop paddocks
- fertiliser - trucked on
- Scanning of ewes
Winter Farming (June - August)
- Winter hay - feeding out
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