Australian flock uses NZ genetics to lift rearing by 20%

Farmers Weekly

Switching to a self-replacing composite breed, selected for early growth and outdoor lambing, has boosted productivity on an Australian mixed farm. The Greenline breed replaced the Merino-Leicester crossbreed 10 years ago at the Slade family’s farm Glenridge Park, Mount Barker, Western Australia (WA). The Slades produce over 10,000 lambs annually for the North American market […]

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