Displaying items by tag: Lamb

Friday, 30 September 2016 15:34

Field study focus on lamb survival

Field studies are currently underway to find out if there’s a relationship between drenching pregnant sheep with long-acting drenches and lamb mortality.

Published in General News
Thursday, 08 September 2016 19:55

Lamb Competition celebrates 10 years

The Canterbury A&P Show is celebrating 10 years of their gift lamb competition.

Published in General News
Sunday, 26 June 2016 18:37

Brexit no fixit for UK

The decision by a majority of the people in the UK to effectively vote themselves a recession is astounding. But then across the Atlantic one Donald Trump also has an unbelievable following which defies logic.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 22 June 2016 07:55

Fat is back!

Fat is back for lambs: we may have gone too far towards leaness, claims a senior scientist with AgResearch's animal genomics team, Tricia Johnson.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 14 June 2016 17:38

Tomatoes, spuds down, lamb up

Food prices fell 0.5% in May 2016, following a 0.3% rise in April, Statistics New Zealand says.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 19 April 2016 08:55

Fresh lamb

An initiative selling fresh spring lamb into Countdown supermarkets has been kicked off by Helensville farmer Richard Kidd.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 15 March 2016 07:55

Sheep woes continue on

Sheep and beef farmers, especially in the South Island, are going to take a substantial hit in their incomes this year as lamb prices weaken.

Published in General News
Monday, 14 March 2016 10:43

Best lamb comes from Oturehua

It's official; the township of Oturehua produces the country's most tender and tasty lamb.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 08 March 2016 20:25

Alliance scores Spanish coup

Alliance Group is now processing, packaging and exporting Pure South lamb directly to a Spanish supermarket retailer.

Published in General News

A North Island trial comparing the value of lambs sired by low versus high genetic merit rams validates that using genetic data does pay off.

Published in Farm Health