About Springlea and Merton Park
Renee operates two dairy farms in Framlingham, Victoria with her husband Alister.
Originally from Tasmania, Renee and Alister purchased their home farm, “Springlea” 10 years ago to take up the challenge of dairying. “Springlea” comprises of 145 hectares with 220 Frisian x Red Dairy milking cows. Their second farm “Merton Park” is 183 hectares with 250 Frisian x Red Dairy cows.
In 2016, Renee and Alister won the Sungold Field Days Rural Achiever of the Year award.
Renee’s goal is to increase the immunity, health and productivity of their livestock.
Renee’s Treatment Program
210 animals (105 treated and 105 untreated) will be used to assess improvements in immunity by reduction in disease and growth.
The female calves kept for replacement heifers will be approximately 210 over the two farms.
Parameters to be measured in the calves and recorded against their individual tag number will include
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Renee’s Social Media Posts #multiminchallenge
Really starting to see some great looking coats on the calves treated with#multimin this is a F1 Angus calf at 4weeks of age. Our aim of the challenge was to look at over all health of the calves and we are really pleased with the results we are seeing. #multiminchallenge#primaryproducers#dairylove#healthycalvesarehappycalves#dairyfarming