Wormwise Workshops: a whole farm approach
This third story in our internal parasite management series looks at what a Wormwise workshop entails. If you think internal parasite management is just too hard to get your head around, expect to be pleasantly surprised.
Early weaning benefits farm system
Early weaning is proving to be a valuable management tool that can advantage both ewes and lambs.
Internal parasite management: Cost-benefit analysis
Given that you don’t “see” drench resistance in animals until the problem is extreme, what is the cost that we cannot see? AgResearch’s Dr Dave Leathwick has crunched some numbers – and the figures are so compelling, they don’t seem real.
Internal parasite management: Initial questions and answers
When it comes to internal parasite control in sheep and cattle, there are essentially two options: the easy approach or the responsible approach.
Can metabolic treatments help triplet-bearing ewes?
A recent on-farm trial looked at the impact of metabolic treatments on triplet-bearing ewes and their lambs. Beef + Lamb New Zealand Extension Manager Andrew Jolly takes a closer look at the results.
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.