2016 Sheep Milk New Zealand Conference presentations – Day 2

International speaker session

Malcolm Nitschke (Agmardt)

Introduction Agmardt (International Speaker Sponsor)

Lucy Griffiths (Innov8 Aotearoa)

Introduction to the Agmardt International Speaker

Haim Lebovich (Small Ruminant Consultant and Lecturer) 

‘Increasing production and profit of dairy sheep through management, lamb rearing and nutrition’

Increasing production and profit of dairy sheep Mar 2016.pdf (41,218 KB)

  Farm Operations Session

Rowan Galloway (DeLaval)

Session Introduction 

Andy Gunson (Waiwhare, Hawkes Bay)

2015 -6 Season Review’

1- Andy Gunson.pdf (4,784 KB)

Diane Rae (Grandvewe Cheeses, Tasmania): 

‘The Journey so far: an Australian ‘purpose-built’ dairy sheep’

2- Diane Rae.pdf (13,502 KB)

Liz and Dave Clayton (Dunncroft Ltd) 

'Effluent happens’

3- Liz & Dave Clayton.pdf (6,846 KB)

Nick Morison (PPL Industries) 

'Feeding systems'

4- Nick Morison.pdf (10,979 KB)

Emma Oliver(Stock X) 

‘Online stock trading for the Sheep Dairying industry’

Ian Carr (Rutec) 

Animal Husbandry; tools for the job’

6- Ian Carr.pdf (18,108 KB)

Sam Peterson (Massey) 

‘Sheep Dairy Nutrition’

8- Sam Peterson.pdf (951 KB)

Amber Jenson (Massey) 

Lamb Rearing Growth Rates’

9- Amber & Brad.pdf (3,491 KB)

Brad Nieper (Massey) 

‘Lamb Rearing; Behaviour and Welfare’

Brad Nieper_lambrearing.pdf (3,449 KB)

Genetics and Breeding

Jo Kerslake (Abacus Bio)

‘Genetic Improvement Programmes’

Jo Kerslake.pdf (3,622 KB)

Suzanne Rowe (AgResearch) 

‘Opportunities for Dairy Sheep Genomics In New Zealand’

Suzanne Rowe.pdf (10,593 KB)

Angela Snell (MPI) 

‘Meeting the Import Requirements: the Sheep and Goat Semen and Embryos Veterinary Certificate Negotiation’

Peter Gatley and Jake Chardon (Southern Cross Technology) 

‘Dairy sheep genetics: What we need and how to get it’

Genetics Gatley & Chardon March 2016.pdf (3,538 KB)

Megan Scholtens (Massey) 

‘Developing a Sheep Dairy Industry Breeding Index’

Megan Scholtens.pdf (5,302 KB)

Closing session

Craig Prichard (Massey)

Peter Gatley (Maui Milk)

Closing Remarks.

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