Every year Beef + Lamb New Zealand invests farmer levies in research and development that increases productivity on sheep and beef farms. Here you’ll find in-depth reports from our research projects, and briefs to help you apply the findings on your farm.
25 August, 2014
These R&D briefs have been 'retired' and removed from the website, but can be emailed on request.
26 June, 2010
Code of welfare relating to dogs.
1 September, 2016
This Dairy Beef Integration project compared the use of Ezicalve (high estimated breeding values for calving ease and live weight) to unrecorded Hereford sires on a dairy farm and assessed the impacts on mating, calving, calf rearing and beef finishing. Using beef sires with high EBVs had benefits for both dairy and beef farmers.
7 October, 2016
The Beef + Lamb New Zealand Dairy Beef Integration Project aimed to demonstrate the use of quality beef genetics in a dairy beef supply chain and the impacts on mating, calving, calf rearing and beef finishing.
16 February, 2017
This report outlines the economics of reticulating stock water on hill country.