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Strategic feeding for better first fawning performance

 “Genetically they’re our best stags but phenotypically they don’t look the part when we sell them as two-years-old because they’re born three weeks later than the re View project details

Better feeding to improve scanning performance in a post-rut weaning system.

A 20 kilogram average weight gain in fawns over two months has been the big win from a 2016 trial of post-rut weaning at Cathedral Peak station. View project details

Keeping Count – Recalibration of EID Readers Necessary

“We have to get stock reconciliation right because it has a big bearing on our feed budgets, reproductive and financial performance.” View project details

Improving Fawn Survival

Farm manager Des Ford says the intensive farming system with little natural cover is a risk factor for new-born fawns who sometimes wander, poke their way through fences and end up separated from m View project details

Fodder Beet to finish fawns in Southland

Sunnyside runs deer, ewes and cattle, while at Happy Valley there are sheep, hoggets and fattening cattle. View project details