Friday, 23 March 2018 09:55

Sheep milking serious business

The sheep milk industry has made huge strides in the last four years, says Massey University associate professor Craig Prichard.

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Younger people's quest for unique and interesting foods will be a key driver in the growth of the sheep milk industry.

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Wednesday, 14 February 2018 08:55

Sheep milking set to take off

A new breed of milking sheep and a demonstration farm with a 64-bail internal rotary have set the ball rolling for the dairy sheep industry.

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Thursday, 06 April 2017 09:55

Genetic breakthrough for sheep milk

The sheep milk industry has seen a breakthrough in getting semen from European milking sheep approved for entry to New Zealand.

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Wednesday, 22 March 2017 09:55

Sheep milk sector can be a winner for NZ

New Zealand's sheep milking industry plateaued a bit in the last year, says an organiser of last week’s Sheep Milk NZ Conference 2017.

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Tuesday, 21 March 2017 11:55

Cooking up an interest in sheep milk

High praise is being heard for New Zealand’s sheep milk products from a leading chef.

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New Zealand’s growing sheep milk industry now boasts more than 30,000 sheep for milking at 16 different producers.

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Interest in dairy sheep is slowly but surely rising in New Zealand, claims real estate company Bayleys.

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Monday, 12 September 2016 13:20

Sheep milking easier than cows

Milking sheep is much easier and simpler than cows, but it takes much more dedication and attention, says John Ryrie, sheep dairy manager at Spring Sheep Milk.

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Monday, 12 September 2016 06:55

Take a watching brief before milking sheep

It's not the time yet for farmers to start getting into dairy sheep, but those interested need to keep a “watching brief” on the Government's new Primary Growth Partnership programme.

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