AT A GLANCE
Ian Hopkins and Shelley Dew-Hopkins
Location: Rangiwahia, north of Feilding, Manawatu
2700 ewes, 660 ewe hoggets, 140 mixed age cows, 35 R2 heifers, 35 R1 heifers, 108 R2 trading cattle.
Getting lambs away at an acceptable weight at weaning.
Collecting error free, full pregnancy data at scanning time.
The software is learnable and Allflex are happy to help.
Easily record scanning information on individual ewes, liveweights through the year, and increasingly, body condition score data.
Scan and separate ewes carrying either singles, twins or triplets and early, mid or late lamber in their maternal and terminal flocks.
Better ewe culling decisions.