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Dairy farmers wanting to produce healthier and more efficient animals can now make this part of their breeding programme, says herd management firm CRV Ambreed.
New Zealand's seasonal dairy system brings a need to maximise the number of days in milk, and this season the pressure is greater than ever upon farmers to achieve that.
IT'S THE stuff animal breeding sales representative dream of - selling 70,000 semen straws in a season.
A PERENNIAL challenge for sheep breeders is knowing what market they are breeding for, a leading New Zealand sheep geneticist says.
EXPECT TO see more soft feed wheats from European, notably UK, breeding programmes, growers at PGW's agronomy group field day last week heard.
Top performing New Zealand sheep breeders were recognised at the first-ever Beef + Lamb New Zealand Sheep Industry Awards in Invercargill last week.