Displaying items by tag: Lamb

Thursday, 26 November 2015 14:57

Mixed wool market

New Zealand Wool Services International's chief executive John Dawson says the North Island auction received mixed support with the stronger NZ dollar having a limited impact in some areas.

Published in Markets
Tuesday, 24 November 2015 10:58

Texel Poll Dorset Cross wins Mint Lamb

Andrew Sidey took out the 2015 Mint Lamb Competition at the Canterbury A&P Show.

Published in General News
Thursday, 19 November 2015 17:01

Aussie lead global red meat research

A global approach to positioning beef and lamb as premium consumer products is a step closer, with Australian research attracting new international collaboration.

Published in Management
Tuesday, 17 November 2015 13:06

Humble hotpot drives 600% growth

The humble hotpot has been the catalyst for phenomenal growth of the red meat market in China, Silver Fern Farms (SFF) chief executive Dean Hamilton says.

Published in General News
Friday, 13 November 2015 12:38

Alliance profit down with sheepmeat slowdown

Alliance Group has reported a pre-tax profit of $7.9 million on the back of challenging sheepmeat markets.

Published in General News
Saturday, 07 November 2015 16:00

Spring in step of sheep researchers

The sheep production research team at Massey University is busy this spring doing lots of studies on Massey University's agricultural experiment stations.

Published in Farm Health
Monday, 02 November 2015 11:30

Not all red meat carcinogenic - expert

The International Agency for Research on Cancer's (IARC) recent classification of red meat likely being carcinogenic could benefit New Zealand meat exports.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 28 October 2015 15:32

Easy lambing with lambs that grow

Roger Tweeds runs 2300 Romney ewes and 200 hoggets on his 300ha farm near Lawrence, Central Otago.

Published in Management
Sunday, 25 October 2015 09:23

Wairarapa stalwart returns to Southdowns

John McFadzean has farmed in Wairarapa all his life and is a staunch supporter of the Southdown as a terminal sire.

Published in Rural Life
Saturday, 24 October 2015 14:26

A true terminal sire that’s gone in a hurry

Southdown breeder Chris Medlicott says farmers too often focus on the price per lamb instead of the return on kilograms of dry matter eaten.

Published in Rural Life