Displaying items by tag: Lamb

Thursday, 22 October 2015 12:48

Beef returns trump sheep

New zealand beef export returns reached a record high, exceeding lamb and mutton returns for the first time in 20 years in the season ending September 30, analysis by Beef + Lamb New Zealand's economic service shows.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 23 September 2015 15:17

Getting a taste of lamb from consumers

A research project is being launched to examine consumers' appetite for healthier, more nutritious New Zealand lamb and new lamb-based products.

Published in General News
Friday, 18 September 2015 16:00

Is our lamb a cut above the rest?

Sheepmeat returns are softening and one analyst believes it’s all down to one part of the animal.

Published in General News
Friday, 21 August 2015 11:00

Lamb productivity still depends on basics

Achieving high lamb survival and growth rates to weaning is about matching ewes to their correct lambing paddock.  

Published in Management
Saturday, 06 June 2015 12:06

Beef outlook bright, lamb less so

News that China is to allow Brazilian beef back into its markets shouldn’t derail the bull run the New Zealand industry is enjoying, says leading exporter Silver Fern Farms.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 19 May 2015 14:34

Aus meat lobby predicts good times

Australian sheep farmers are banking on strong prices lamb in the coming years, but are warning of headwinds.

Published in World News
Friday, 24 April 2015 11:10

Beef booms, lamb languishes

America's love affair with hamburgers has resulted in a bumper year for New Zealand beef farmers, says Beef + Lamb NZ (BLNZ).

Published in General News
Tuesday, 03 March 2015 11:57

Dry to bite lamb crop

Drought in the central South Island has reached the point where losses cannot be limited to this year, industry representatives say.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 18 February 2015 14:33

Good year ahead for Aussie sheep farmers

Australian sheep farmers are set to benefit from strong global demand for lamb thanks to tighter supplies from New Zealand.

Published in World News
Monday, 09 February 2015 15:15

National Lamb Day recognises pioneers

National Lamb Day will be held next Sunday, February 15, with this year marking the 133rd anniversary of one of the most significant milestones in New Zealand's sheep meat industry.

Published in General News