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Latest Happenings

Here is the latest news and updated from Twin Farm Genetics

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 continue to, put in to developing the best possible combination of traits for our clients. We are extremely proud to be recognised as having the number One ram out of all the maternal breeds and breeders in New Zealand.

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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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Twin Farm Field Day

Dr Neville Jopson's presentation on the value of Maternal Worth to commercial farmers, from our field day.

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Hogget Lambing Field day

Here is Deane Carson's presentation on the value of Hogget Lambing at our field day.

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Twin Farm Field Day

Did you miss our field day?

Here is a link to the Beef and Lamb NZ's booklet on 'Hogget Performance, Unlocking the Potential' this was available at our field day and provides some guidance to farm 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

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