Displaying items by tag: sheep

Thursday, 24 September 2020 07:28

The growing cost of drench resistance

Undetected drench resistance is costing the NZ sheep sector almost $50 million a year — and it may only get worse.

Published in Farm Health
Friday, 18 September 2020 09:50

Self-shedding sheep study

Massey University is examining the economic impact and the production consequences of crossbreeding with Wiltshire sheep to a fully shedding flock.

Published in Farm Health

Even more doubt has been cast on the economic value of drenching ewes with long-acting products, following a recent jointly-funded Beef + Lamb New Zealand study.

Published in Farm Health
Wednesday, 09 September 2020 08:40

Is nitrate leaching an issue with sheep?

While it is well known that nitrate leeching is a major problem with cattle – both dairy and beef – what about with sheep grazing?

Published in Management
Tuesday, 08 September 2020 07:25

Meat sector takeover of wool?

A meat industry-dominated group has formed to carry out the recommendations of the Wool Industry Project Action Group report and is ready to lead that change.

Published in General News
Friday, 04 September 2020 08:54

B+LNZ Genetics launches ram breeding tool

Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) Genetics has launched a new tool to help New Zealand farmers find suitable rams.

Published in General News
Friday, 28 August 2020 15:02

Wool outfits to combine

Two wool companies, that handle around one-third of NZ’s strong wool clip between them, are looking to join together in an effort to rejuvenate the country’s struggling wool sector.

Published in General News

The ewe is under her greatest nutritional and metabolic stress in late pregnancy and in early lactation.

Published in Farm Health
Friday, 14 August 2020 07:24

Rearing orphan lambs

As farmers strive to maximise their lamb survival, interest in orphan lamb rearing systems has been steadily growing.

Published in Farm Health
Wednesday, 12 August 2020 07:55

Cavalier to ditch synthetics

Carpet maker Cavalier is ditching synthetics in favour of wool and other natural fibres.

Published in General News
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