February 2017

The rains keep coming. Summer forage planted on 18th January is looking good by mid-February. The high selection pressure for fleece characteristics relating to summer rains have shown us how good the vast majority of our ewes are at coping without the use of chemicals to prevent flystrike and fleece rot. Genetic resistance is always …

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January 2017

Continuing rains slowed harvest down early this month; following rain events in December. We almost finished on January 12th, but were just two hours short when 13mm of rain came again. The next Monday was dry, allowing us to complete the task. With yet another significant rain event forecast for the Thursday, we planted a …

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