Cold spring makes early weaning a sound option
Cold spring weather is keeping a lid on pasture and lamb growth rates so early weaning a proportion of the lamb crop may be a good option this season.
Early weaning a useful tool in a dry summer
Predictions of a dry summer may make early weaning an attractive option for sheep farmers this year provided they have high-quality legume-based forages available for their weaned lambs.
Early weaning benefits farm system
Early weaning is proving to be a valuable management tool that can advantage both ewes and lambs.
Videos capture ground-breaking projects
Matt and Lynley Wyeth are continually challenging convention. The Wairarapa sheep and beef farmers have pushed the sheep- and beef-management paradigm through their four Beef + Lamb New Zealand demonstration farm projects and are now using technology to showcase their projects to a wider farming audience.