Displaying items by tag: sheep

Wednesday, 11 March 2020 12:22

Aussie flock hits 116 year low

Prolonged dry conditions in rural Australia are taking a toll on its national sheep flock.

Published in World News
Tuesday, 10 March 2020 10:46

Wool auctions back in action

Wool trading on both sides of the Tasman is back up and running after a cyberattack on industry software provider Talman.

Published in General News
Thursday, 27 February 2020 12:24

No magic bullet to fly control

There is no “one-size fits all” approach when it comes to effective prevention and treatment of flystrike.

Published in Farm Health
Wednesday, 26 February 2020 11:46

The wool industry is still facing challenges

The wool industry continues to face challenges with depressed wool prices for a third year in a row, says Primary Wool Cooperative chair Janette Osborne.

Published in General News
Friday, 17 January 2020 09:48

Oral-free rams sell well

Prices were up on average $400 at the 30th Annual Kikitangeo Romney stud ram sale. 

Published in Farm Health
Monday, 13 January 2020 10:08

Trial aimed at reducing lamb drenching

A product that could reduce the need for anthelmintics during lamb weaning has received government funding for a trial.

Published in Farm Health

News of a world-first tool that gives New Zealand sheep farmers the ability to breed animals that emit less methane has been positively received locally and internationally.

Published in General News
Monday, 09 December 2019 08:41

Facial eczema – the hidden killer

Most of the damage caused by facial eczema (FE) is subclinical (no obvious external signs) and goes unnoticed until it’s too late, comments Agritrade.

Published in Farm Health
Monday, 09 December 2019 08:37

Big drop in sheep measles

A big drop in sheep measles prevalence has occurred during the past 12 months.

Published in Farm Health
Monday, 09 December 2019 08:36

Getting on top of a lousy problem

For strong wool sheep, lice infection is a nuisance more than a hefty financial cost. But, for fine wool sheep the financial toll is much greater. 

Published in Farm Health
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