Calving

Calving is a team effort - let our team help yours to make sure you have everything you need now and throughout the season. We've worked closely with our vendors to lock in pricing for the season to ensure you can buy what you need, when you need it.

We've also pre-populated you a personalised list under MySupplies to make shopping easier.

Grab your calving checklist now ➔


Metabolics
Calf feed and calf milk replacer
Feeders and other supplies

Best practice calf rearing

To set a dairy cow up for a long, productive life, you must give her the best possible start. Extra effort now will pay dividends throughout her milking life.

Find out more about best practice calf rearing in this video series, or head to the DairyNZ website.

Calves

Rearing more calves this season or next?

We have specific products to support you here, like temporary calf shelters, new calf feeders, calf milk replacer and more. Talk to your local Farm Source store to find out more and order.

See information about the upcoming changes to obligations for Fonterra Farmers regarding non-replacement calves, effective from 1 June 2023. Find out more about these changes ➔

Animal Monitoring Options

Smart assistance, simply delivered by Ida - the intelligent dairy assistant

Get your farm running smoother with Ida. Utilise her intelligent insights to save money and buy more time to spend on things that matter. With Ida's smart assistance delivered by an app, enjoy the benefits of increased productivity and get ready for the future.

Learn more about Ida ➔

My payback for using Ancalf vs Whole Milk will be as much as $12,500 this season. Robert, Matamata Dairy Farmer.

Save with Ancalf CMR

Swap your herd's whole milk for Ancalf CMR and you could be better off at the end of the season - use the handy calculator on their website to find out more.

Find out how much I could save with Ancalf ➔


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Shop for calving with certainty. Shop now

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