AT A GLANCE
Location: 646ha farm, East of Masterton
Stock: 2800 ewes, 900 ewe hoggets, 110 beef cow herd and replacements
EID tags ewe hogget replacements
Lambing problems due to overfeeding.
Managing the data and building a history on each animal in the flock, to be used for future selection decisions.
Capture pregnancy data at ewe scanning, body condition scores, and live weights to build a more detailed profile of the flock.
Improve ewe selection based on efficiency of lamb production.
Improve the overall fertility of the mixed age flock and identify singles and lates.