Displaying items by tag: SHEEP MILK

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

Published in Agribusiness
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.

Published in General News
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.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 06 September 2016 23:55

‘Turbo-charger’ for sheep milk sector

The dairy sheep industry in New Zealand will be "turbo-charged" by a new $31.39 million Primary Growth Partnership (PGP), the Primary Industries Minister, Nathan Guy, claims.

Published in General News
Thursday, 23 June 2016 09:55

Big sheep milk conversion at Taupo

Maui Milk has acquired a 770ha farm near Lake Taupo and is converting it to a sheep milking operation aimed at achieving $4 million farm income within two to three years.

Published in Management
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Monday, 20 June 2016 10:19

Saudi sheep deal helps emerging industry

Those seeking to grow the fledgling sheep milk industry have just taken a big step forward in breeding a composite sheep especially for New Zealand conditions.

Published in General News
Friday, 22 April 2016 12:55

Challenge for NZ sheep milking

A big challenge to the New Zealand sheep milking industry is that a lot of the known science is based on overseas indoor, or mixed indoor-outdoor systems.

Published in Agribusiness
Thursday, 21 April 2016 10:55

Milking vodka from sheep

Fancy a vodka? Ever thought of looking over the fence for your quaff?

Published in Agribusiness
Wednesday, 20 April 2016 15:55

Hype not helpful – sheep dairyman

Talk of a billion dollar sheep dairy industry is unhelpful, according Maui Milk chief executive Peter Gatley.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 06 April 2016 06:55

NZ sheep milk research envied

A world expert on the sheep milking industry says UK farmers would be envious of the level of research being done in New Zealand into sheep milking.

Published in General News
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