Your future in sheep farming?

Your future in sheep farming?

Bare Hair ewes in the UK, part of a flock of 3,000 in the UK. 85% of Wairere’s embryos came from this flock, which is farmed outdoors all year round, on rented grazing, mostly with no fertiliser input.  The season There have been extremes across the country....
Start at the top

Start at the top

Wairere Romney x “Multimeat Merino”, just tailed at Wannon Pastoral, Australia. Second cut of 2,000 sold at weaning, 100 days old, 29kg $a140. Top cut went to own feedlot for February contract at $8.50/kg carcass weight. Take the best Romney genetics in...
Going for gold

Going for gold

Roger and Matthew Smith’s magnificent ewe hoggets, scanned 141 %, story later.  Wairere Romneys put a distinctive stamp on their progeny around the world, in New Zealand, Australia, UK, Ireland, France, Germany, Chile. Example: Jim Logan in Scotland has saved...
The best superfood?

The best superfood?

Crayfish or lamb? October 2020, docking time at White Rock Station, south Wairarapa coast. Photo by Rob Dick.  Meat was the original superfood The media and green lobby groups seem to think that the world can be “saved” by not eating meat. This opinion ignores...
Sink or Swim

Sink or Swim

Where is the New Zealand economy headed? Over the past few years food producers in New Zealand have been subjected to a relentless smear campaign by lobby groups, media and the government. The general public has been brainwashed to think that our food production needs...
Sink or Swim

Newsletter | August 2020

Sink or Swim The “new normal” has consumed our outlook over the past six months. Now that we are partially off the global economy treadmill of pre Covid, how do we position ourselves for an uncertain future? The answer is the perennial advice: do the basics well, and...
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