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Twin Farm Field Day

Twin Farm are having an on-farm Field Day - Wednesday August 2nd, 1pm

You know the horse-power of your tractor, but do you understand the 'maternal worth' of your rams?

The focus of the day will be "Making Good Use of Figures" with an emphasis on Hogget Lambing. We hope it will be an interesting and informative day for all sheep farmers, so encourage you and your neighbours to come along.

Speakers include:

Neville Jopson - Abacus Bio - What Maternal Worth means for you

ANZ and the Red Meat Profit Partnership

Dean Carson and Graham Butcher - The potential of hogget lambing







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Twin Farm Tailing

Bringing the ewes and lambs in for drafting out before tailing. This mob had 226 ewes and 408 lambs, 180.5% through the pen.

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Twin Farm Lambing

Tagging Hogget twins, Andrew is EID tagging and recording the lambs, along with a maternal and teat placement score for the hogget.

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Winners - Abacus Bio Ltd New Zealand Maternal Worth Award

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We are delighted to announce that we are the 2017 winners of the Abacus Bio New Zealand Maternal Worth award at the New Zealand Sheep Industry Awards for our TEFRom rams.

The Award was presented at the annual Beef & Lamb Sheep Awards dinner in Invercargill on Wednesday night. Receiving this award recognises the work we have, and will cont Click to view

Twin Farm Field Day

Twin Farm are having an on-farm Field Day - Wednesday August 2nd, 1pm

You know the horse-power of your tractor, but do you understand the 'maternal worth' of your rams?

The focus of the day will be "Making Good Use of Figures" with an emphasis on Hogget Lambing. We hope it will be an interesting Click to view

Genetic Trends - TEFRom

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Genetic Trends graphs for Twin Farm TEFRoms Flock 4474.

The green 'overall' line shows the national average for maternal breeds.

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Genetic Trends - Suftex

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Genetic Trends graphs for Twin Farm Suftex Flock 4705.

The green 'overall' line shows the national average for terminal breeds


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The proof is in the progeny

© Andrew, Katherine, Russell and Pam Welsh - 808 Waimea Valley Road, RD7, Gore (9777), New Zealand