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almost sold 100 calves to China  


Anna
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I almost sent my calves to China. 

Thank god I found out where they were going the last minute. 

could have made an extra 200 per head but did not. I don't know the animal welfare system there. 

I have cost the farm a lot of money not sending them to China but no regret. 

What do you think?

Cheers.

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Dean Malcolm
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Hi Anna, not sure what you’ve been told, but our heifers are extremely well looked after before during shipping and when they arrive. We are trying some rubber mats in some pens. They are in excellent quarantine facilities in China and all our heifers go into new state of the art farms. If you would like to see photos I can supply for you. AGE are paying the most money out of anyone in New Zealand. Call me anytime 0276 414 102

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Anna
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Posted by: @dean-malcolm

heifers go into new state of the art farms.

Could you tell me more?? I started getting curious. Do they go to special farms in China?

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Hi Anna, so we are paying $1475+gst for end of May delivery. One of the 3 owners in the company is also a farmer and he travels to China to make sure everything runs smoothly. They go into brand new world class set ups all in the same area. Please let me know if you have anymore questions. Thanks Dean

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Dear Dean.

I am soooooo glad someone travels to China to make sure that NZ cows go to good farms. 

We sent our R1s near our farm today. 650 per head, kiwicross.

 

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Henry
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Would you tell me how much you got paid? 

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Dean Malcolm
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Hi Henry we are currently buying Spring 19 born heifers for $1475 +gst.

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Jason
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@dean-malcolm

Do you buy R1s, too?

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@henry

650 per head. R1.

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