Follow Andrew as he goes around the hoggets during lambing. The steady rain had pushed the stream level right up and it was flowing back into our paddocks. But the hoggets had it under control taking all their little lambs to the shelter.
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 fo Read more
We welcome you to visit us at the Southern Field Days, site 120 in the Agricentre. We look forward to catching up with existing clients, and meeting new and perspective clients. We are also more than happy to talk to other sheep farmers who might be interested in learning more about how the independent trials throughout New Zealand work, and wha Click to view
This season we have used AI in our breeding programme across 95 ewes in our TEFRom and Suftex studs.
This is the eighth time we have used AI in our breeding programme and it is a great tool to enable us to use genetics which would otherwise be hard to use due to location or demand. Using high performing outside rams ensures breeding divers Click to view
On December 28 we got Darin Forde's shearing gang in to shear the TEFRom ewe hoggets, these had been weaned a week prior. This video shows the shearing of the ewe hoggets and the fleeces being weighed. It is an 'all-hands-on-deck' job to ensure the recording is accurate. The fleece weights become a component of the Maternal Worth value calculate Click to view