Calf Nursery

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In direct response to farmer demand for quality dairy beef 100 kg calves and contract rearing of dairy heifers, HRL invested in a calf rearing operation in Palmerston South this year. The operation has capacity for approximately 3,500 spring calves and 1,000 autumn calves and we take pride in offering the following services from this new and evolving HRL business unit:

Calf Purchasing

  • Forward or same day contracts available for the purchase of 4 day Friesian bull calves or Friesian beef cross bull or heifer calves
  • Autumn and spring purchases
  • Minimum price forward four day calf contracts available with beef semen at mating

Calf Sales

  • 100 kg Friesian and beef cross calves available October to January
  • Limited volumes of autumn born winter supply calves

Contract Rearing

  • Rearing contracts available for all classes of four day old calves

Talk to the Calf Nursery team

  • Ian Hercus
    Business Development Manager

    Work Hours: 021 979 922
    Email: ihercus@hazlett.nz

  • Glenn Porter & Jessica Roach

    Work Hours: 021 161 8557 | 027 517 9181