Displaying items by tag: Beef

Friday, 28 February 2014 16:09

Advanced weaning approach boosts beef returns

IF YOU haven’t weaned your beef calves by the end of this month you could be compromising calf and overall farm performance, the experience of a leading Hawkes Bay station shows.

Published in Management
Friday, 28 February 2014 16:06

NZVA extends Lepto programme to sheep, beef, deer

THE NEW Zealand Veterinary Association is extending its leptosure disease control programme to include sheep, beef cattle and deer.

Published in Farm Health
Friday, 28 February 2014 16:04

Better rumen a beef opportunity

PAYING MORE attention to rumen development in beef calves can boost productivity substantially, a field day in the Hawkes Bay earlier this month heard.

Published in Farm Health
Thursday, 09 January 2014 10:58

High global beef prices to continue

THE RABOBANK GLOBAL cattle price index has risen by 6% since June, driven by lower-than-expected beef supply in the main exporting countries and strong Asian demand.

Published in General News
Friday, 04 October 2013 15:01

Confidence boost in beef sector

A GOOD WINTER and a favourable weather outlook for spring have boosted confidence across the New Zealand beef industry, particularly after the drought, says Rabobank.

Published in General News
Monday, 23 September 2013 10:44

Better beef genetics

Early results from research are showing clear advantage with the use of better beef genetics for dairy beef, says AgResearch.

Published in General News
Friday, 26 July 2013 14:08

Alliance names new chairman

Murray Taggart has been appointed the new chairman of meat processor, Alliance Group Ltd.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 09 July 2013 12:19

Beef prices to firm

Rabobank forecasts New Zealand's beef prices to firm next quarter, as supplies tighten after the higher, drought-induced slaughter volumes, and forecasts of a wetter-than-average winter also encourage producers to retain stock.

Published in General News

SCOTT CHAMPION, chief executive of Beef + Lamb NZ (BLNZ), says the financial crisis in the US has led to a demand for New Zealand ground beef.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 24 April 2013 12:49

Half of sheep, beef farmers worried

Half of New Zealand's sheep and beef farmers are worried about their on-going viability, the latest quarterly 'Rabobank Rural Confidence Survey' has shown.

Published in General News