Specimen Agreements for the Contract Rearing of Replacement Heifers
Two documents have been prepared:
a. A flat rate heifer rearing agreement. This document outlines the key areas for consideration in contract heifer rearing including duration of contract, who pays for the different inputs and agreed rate of payment?
Download the document: Flat Rate Heifer Rearing Contract March 2021 (PDF)
b. A weight bonus heifer rearing agreement. The key difference in this document is that payment is linked to achieving agreed target live-weights at critical milestones in the heifer rearing cycle.
Download the document: Heifer Rearing Contract March 2021 Weight Bonus (PDF)
See also Guidelines for the Contract Rearing of Replacement Heifers booklet in support of the specimen heifer rearing contracts.