$384 at Naracoorte

Confidence in sheep farming is riding high in Australia, young ewes sold for $A384 at Naracoorte saleyards second week of November.

2018 season ram hoggets

Breeding your Romneys your way: 1) Mob stocking 2) Minimal intervention 3) Commercial environment 4) Performance recorded Contact us here.

Structural soundness

Wairere has over 20,000 animals recorded on SIL (Sheep Improvement Limited). Performance is ranked accordingly to a number of goal traits which are chosen based on our clients requirements. However, good figures not always translate into a good ram. It is...

2017 Scanning Results

Photo: The testing ground at Wairere New Zealand in the good autumn of 1986. In July 2017: 2,600 ewe hoggets at 42kg scanned 112% 1,400 two tooths at 62kg scanned 190% 3,800 mixed age ewes at 69kg scanned 205%

Team Changes

We welcome Anna Vaughan as our new farm manager at Wairere in early August. Anna has recently been involved with New Zealand Merino research and extension, and with Merinos in Australia too. Prior to that she did some hard yards as a block manager at Mt Linton and as...

Record Lamb Prices in Australia

Supply scramble sets $256 lamb record By Annabelle Cleeland Australia's lamb industry boom continues its record shattering run with lamb prices hitting a dizzying $256 a head at Ballarat sale on Tuesday. Opening bids began at $230 following whispers of a stronger sale...
2018 season ram hoggets

2018 season ram hoggets

Breeding your Romneys your way: 1) Mob stocking 2) Minimal intervention 3) Commercial environment 4) Performance recorded Contact us here.

Structural soundness

Structural soundness

Wairere has over 20,000 animals recorded on SIL (Sheep Improvement Limited). Performance is ranked accordingly to a number of goal traits which are chosen based on our clients requirements. However, good figures not always translate into a good ram. It is...

2017 Scanning Results

2017 Scanning Results

Photo: The testing ground at Wairere New Zealand in the good autumn of 1986. In July 2017: 2,600 ewe hoggets at 42kg scanned 112% 1,400 two tooths at 62kg scanned 190% 3,800 mixed age ewes at 69kg scanned 205%

The best superfood?

The best superfood?

Crayfish or lamb? October 2020, docking time at White Rock Station, south Wairarapa coast. Photo by Rob DickMeat 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 history....

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 SwimThe “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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