Genetics in New Zealand sheep, cattle and deer farming. Using science, systems and expertise to reach your breeding objectives

In sheep, cattle and deer farming, if you’re not seeing progress, you’re falling behind. By using genetics, alongside good feeding and management programmes, you can make significant and visible improvements.

Over the last 30 years the New Zealand sheep population has halved but we still export the same amount of lamb. We are more efficient, with better pastures and have better genetics to put on those pastures. But how do we define better genetics and how does that relate to your on farm breeding objective?

In order to achieve improvement it helps to identify where you have been, where you are now and where you want your flock or herd to go. Progress can be fast or slow depending on what you are trying to achieve and what animals you are farming. Unforunately, there are no shortcuts in animal breeding. If you want the pay off, you need to commit for the long haul.

To achieve results through genetics, you need objectives, commitment and the right partner. That’s where we can help.

Our Sheep Breeders

Our breeders are hand picked to ensure our livestock stacks up commercially to make your operation more profitable and productive.

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