The Dawkins family are Beef + Lamb New Zealand Innovation farmers working to maximise triplet lamb survival via an indoor lambing system now in its third year.
OPINION: Climate change is a hefty challenge, and sheep and beef farmers feel its effects in more frequent floods and extreme droughts.
A rosy outlook on sheepmeat needs to be slightly tempered by market realities, one meat company suggests.
In a historic move, 11 primary sector groups have agreed to work with the Government to tackle climate change.
The Dawkins family are Beef + Lamb New Zealand innovation farmers striving to maximise triplet lamb survival by indoor lambing.
Beef producers have agreed to pay an extra levy to fund the sector’s costs of the Mycoplasma bovis response.
Sheep and beef farm input prices rose twice as fast as consumer price inflation in the year to March 2019, says Beef + Lamb New Zealand.
Triple drench resistance is present on a number of sheep farms Beef + Lamb New Zealand’s Wormwise is dealing with.