Beef + Lamb offers advice
New resources to help make sheep and beef farming simpler, more efficient and more profitable are available from Beef + Lamb New Zealand.
A new bull-selection book looks at what to consider when buying bulls this season.
Topics include breeders, breeding goals and objectives, transport and the environment.
A fact sheet is available on condition scoring for beef cows. Publications for sheep farming include an updated guide to hogget mating and pregnancy feeding advice. The online lambing calculator enabled farmers to see at a click how their business was matching up in this area, Beef + Lamb New Zealand said.
Other publications include advice on fertiliser use and guidelines for farm fencing.