Displaying items by tag: Massey University

Friday, 07 October 2016 08:55

Supplements needed for multi-lamb ewes

For a high-yielding 80kg ewe -- dairy or with multiple lambs – to produce at least 3kgMS/day, her voluntary intake of high-energy feed must be near 3kgDM/day.

Published in Management
Wednesday, 05 October 2016 12:29

New red meat event takes off at tertiary providers

A tertiary network designed to increase the number of high achieving graduates entering the sheep and beef industry is proving hugely successful in only its second year.

Published in General News

A special press conference with the Minister for Primary Industries, at Parliament, and a look at research projects at Massey University.

Published in General News

A group of journalism students from Massey University's Wellington campus gained an insight into the agribusiness sector last week.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 11 May 2016 08:55

Dairy trainee finalists on study tour

The 11 finalists in the 2016 New Zealand Dairy Trainee of the Year competition begun a three-day study tour yesterday...

Published in General News
Wednesday, 20 April 2016 10:55

Getting it right in hogget breeding

Hogget breeding can increase the number of lambs weaned on a farm each year and increase lifetime performance, but only if done correctly.

Published in Farm Health
Tuesday, 19 April 2016 15:55

Psychological lift for hill country farmers

The psychological theory of 'self-efficacy' is being used by Massey University agricultural and social scientists to create greater self-belief in hill country farmers.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 30 March 2016 12:55

Don’t plan a move to sheep milking

A warning to dairy farmers: a move to sheep milking is probably not an option.

Published in General News
Saturday, 19 March 2016 15:55

Udderly fascinating study underway at Massey

Can we predict how long a commercial ewe will last in a flock? Does hogget mating affect longevity? And do high-performing ewes die sooner?

Published in Farm Health
Friday, 11 March 2016 09:55

Digital dermatitis is here

Digital dermatitis is the most serious infectious cause of lameness in dairy cattle worldwide.

Published in Farm Health

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