A highly skilled vet at work

With the arrival of FIDDLELEAF RED PHANTOM (Dam = FIDDLELEAF RED LAVENDER, Sire = FIDDLELEAF RED IVAN ... who is only weeks old, but who will be our leading 'red bull' in future years to replace IVAN, and the return of ASTRALGUS HERCULES (Graeme Podbury kindly looked after HERCULES for 8 months after I broke my ankle, but HERCULES has now returned!), we decided to desex FIDDLELEAF NEO ...who we had planned to be our new bull. So we called Gisborne Vet Clinic and once again they have provided excellent service. Dr Des James has castrated one of our bulls in the past, and here he is today .... he is so skilful, and the animal is calm throughout the procedure, and recovered well afterwards. He is truly amazing.

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OK let's get going ......

I can't actually start working until March at the earliest (I have had to relearn how to walk, gradually take weight on my left hip, and as of yesterday I stopped using crutches!). But we are starting

2021 (we survived!!!)

Wow. What a nightmare. COVID 19. Lockdowns for 16 weeks (luckily we were able to visit the farm, but under strict conditions). Almost unable to walk with my dud hip .... a battery of medical tests

BEEF WEEK Open Day was held on Sunday February 2nd 2020 at 248 McGeorge Road Gisborne.


We had numerous interested visitors, and it was amazing to have a cool pleasant day, with grass everywhere, for BEEF WEEK.