FOCUS GENETICS
Our terminal programme focuses on traits that are important for lamb survival, growth & meat production

Sheep – Terminal programme

Our terminal programme focuses on traits that are important for lamb survival, growth, meat production and quality to ensure we provide you with a ram that will give you the best, killable lambs.

  • High lamb growth rates and high meat yield
  • Meat eating quality
  • Complements our maternal breeding programme
  • Prime lambs off mum quicker with higher weaning drafts
  • Full conventional best practice recording plus genomics/SNP’s
sheep terminal programme

FocusPrime™

The identificatoin of the best genetics from our pre-existing terminal programmes (Lamb Supreme, Primera and Texel) and outside terminal genetics focussed on maximising growth, survival, yield and providing a better and more consistent eating experience for all.

KEY FEATURES

  • Growth
  • Survival
  • Meat Yield
  • Meat Quality

BREEDERS

Kepler, Te Anau
Rosebank, Gore
Awapai, Hawke’s Bay
Waikite, Reporoa
Waipuna, Wanganui (M)
Bonnie Glen, Dannevirke (M)
Tate Road, Te Kuiti (M)

(M) denotes a multiplier flock

Texel

A proven example of a well-known terminal sire which has been selected through measurement including the use of ultrasound and CT scanning, resulting in improved growth and primal yield.

The Waikite Texel is also known for it’s maternal attributes including survival (top ram SIL-ACE Dual Purpose list).

KEY FEATURES

  • Growth
  • Survival
  • Meat Yield
  • Meat Quality

BREEDERS

Waikite, Reporoa

Our sheep breeders

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

Genetic gain

We work in partnership with some of New Zealand’s leading farmers who use our breeding programmes to deliver outstanding on-farm gain. Click here to find out more about who we are, how we do it or where our breeders are located.

ram genetics

2016/17

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