Friday, 14 October 2016 15:56

Spring Lamb wins at Food Awards

Wanganui’s Coastal Spring Lamb was the winner of the 2016 New Zealand Food Awards held in association with Massey University.

Published in General News
Friday, 07 October 2016 08:55

Supplements needed for multi-lamb ewes

For a high-yielding 80kg ewe -- dairy or with multiple lambs – to produce at least 3kgMS/day, her voluntary intake of high-energy feed must be near 3kgDM/day.

Published in Management

A tertiary network designed to increase the number of high achieving graduates entering the sheep and beef industry is proving hugely successful in only its second year.

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A special press conference with the Minister for Primary Industries, at Parliament, and a look at research projects at Massey University.

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A group of journalism students from Massey University's Wellington campus gained an insight into the agribusiness sector last week.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 11 May 2016 08:55

Dairy trainee finalists on study tour

The 11 finalists in the 2016 New Zealand Dairy Trainee of the Year competition begun a three-day study tour yesterday...

Published in General News
Wednesday, 20 April 2016 10:55

Getting it right in hogget breeding

Hogget breeding can increase the number of lambs weaned on a farm each year and increase lifetime performance, but only if done correctly.

Published in Farm Health

The psychological theory of 'self-efficacy' is being used by Massey University agricultural and social scientists to create greater self-belief in hill country farmers.

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Wednesday, 30 March 2016 12:55

Don’t plan a move to sheep milking

A warning to dairy farmers: a move to sheep milking is probably not an option.

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Can we predict how long a commercial ewe will last in a flock? Does hogget mating affect longevity? And do high-performing ewes die sooner?

Published in Farm Health