Success in the Field Archives - Newhaven Perendales

    Newhaven Leads National Sale

    Newhaven Ram 1005/14 was in demand at New Zealand’s leading Perendale sale on Tuesday in Gore – with a $13,500 bid securing the sought after ram.   This top price of the sale was for a ram that the winning bidder, Mount Somers farmer Blair Gallagher described as “the complete package” with excellent conformation and wool and outstanding figures to compliment this sire. Blair and Jane Smith and David Ruddenklau from Newhaven all attended the well known sale which was […]

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    National Award for Newhaven

      At last night’s National Sheep Industry Awards in Napier, Newhaven Perendales was awarded the ‘Progressive Meats Dual Purpose for Meat Yield’ title – which is a great achievement, given that Newhaven select’s sires that are all round performers in every trait – not just soley meat yield. However, a focus on meat yield has been present throughout the  entire Newhaven stud regime, and this is acknowledgement of 42 years of genetic gains, started by David and Robyn Ruddenklau in […]

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    Newhaven ‘In the Field’

    After a reasonably kind 12 months on the climatic front, it has been a good opportunity to consolidate the hill block development and continue with a focus on shelter block plantations and ensuring that we maintain areas on the hill block for both stud lambing and calving of the 380 Angus/Hereford cows. We are pleased to still have James Blanchard as a key part of the Newhaven team, with James Barnwell lengthening his O.E in New Zealand with us, delaying […]

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    Top Ram Price Again in 2012

    Newhaven Perendale’s Genetics are once again in high demand with Ram Newhaven 40/10 achieving $10,000 – the highest price of the sale again this year…

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    ‘Showing Success’

    While the Newhaven team don’t focus on showing animals (they have to be taken in from the paddock straight to the show ring if we do – no tolerance here for ‘prettying up’ or ‘show feeding’ of sheep)!. We were delighted however that a current sire ram received high accolades at the Canterbury A & P Show held this month (November 2011) in Christchurch. This ram made history, for being the first Perendale ever to win the ‘All Breeds Supreme […]

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