Start Date/Time: Saturday, July 29, 2017 9:30 AM
End Date/Time: Saturday, July 29, 2017 3:00 PM
Description:
Farm Tour
Saturday, July 29, 2017
9:30am to 3:00pm

RSVP to Linda Huizenga by July 22 to ensure enough food can be provided.
Email: lbh1250@yahoo.ca.


9:30am Arrive at Brad and Karen Davis' (1104 Kidd Rd N, Lansdowne)
Coffee and muffins

10:00am Tour of farm
- Pasture based flock of Border Cheviot
- has grown from 600 in 2012 to 800 in 2017 with plans to grow to 1,000
- marketing light weight lambs through stockyards
- 400 acres of hard fenced pasture with 175 rented for hay

11:30am Depart for second farm

12:30pm (approx) Arrive at Phil and Melissa Botden's (173 Botden Rd, Enterprise)

1:00pm Lunch provided by District 8

1:30pm Tour of farm
- confinement based flock of 400 Rideau and Rideau X with dry ewes on pasture
- lambing all year round on accelerated program
- feed with TMR to control diet

3:00pm Depart for home

Bring lawn chairs for lunch.

Please RSVP before July 22 to Linda at lbh1250@yahoo.ca so enough food can be provided.

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