Friday, 25 November 2016 10:53

Wool continues to ease

The 7250 bales of North Island wool on offer saw a 72% clearance with most types easing further.

Published in Markets
Friday, 21 October 2016 11:53

Wool market firms

The double auctions in the South and North Islands attracted more interest yesterday.

Published in Markets
Friday, 07 October 2016 12:15

Wool sale steadies

The South Island sale of 8565 bales comprising a wide range of wool types saw good support with 78% of the offering selling. 

Published in Markets
Friday, 30 September 2016 12:33

Big shearing sports season opens in Alexandra

One of the biggest seasons in New Zealand shearing sports has begun with the national Merino Championships in the Central Otago town of Alexandra today and tomorrow.

Published in General News

Managing ewes for maximum survival and profitability is underpinned by four key profit drivers, says Australian livestock consultant San Jolly.

Published in Management
Tuesday, 20 September 2016 10:55

Luxury garments from ‘stroppy’ sheep

Exclusive collections of fabrics and knitwear now being launched in the UK trace back to a very small but stroppy sheep farmed in the South Island and parts of Australia.

Published in General News
Friday, 29 July 2016 14:23

South Island wool bounces

Despite a strengthening NZ dollar, the varied selection at this week's South Island auction attracted strong support.

Published in Markets
Wednesday, 27 July 2016 06:55

Wool provides life-saving calf covers

With five million calves expected in the next eight weeks, it is a busy season for Christchurch firm Woolover, which makes wool covers for calves, lambs and kids, and for adult animals.

Published in Agribusiness
Friday, 22 July 2016 14:36

Wool market steady

The North Island wool auction received revived support this week with an improved 81% of the 5700 bales selling.

Published in Markets

Three of New Zealand's leading independent wool brokers seek to reassure growers that the disappointing sale last week is likely to be a blip due to a perfect storm of events.

Published in General News
 

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