New Initiatives Archives - Newhaven Perendales

    Newhaven Newsletter Available

    Jam packed full of updates from both Newhaven Perendales and Mount Monmot Perendales – this contains our latest client news for the upcoming 2016 season. This issue includes new initiatives and updates on the Newhaven Perendale Texel stud, news from the Mount Monmot team in Victoria, Australia and our vision for lamb and wool for the upcoming season. If you would like a free copy posted to you – anywhere in the world,  please contact us and we will whip […]

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    Newhaven Perendale Texels

    Demand continues to grow throughout the country for Newhaven Genetics combined with high calibre Texel bloodlines. This is a powerful combination for those that seek a Texel infusion in their breeding flocks. With our emphasis on good foot score, meat growth and yield; along with the robust and reliable conformation traits – these sires are proving themselves well in the field, in both maternal and terminal flock situations. To ensure that we can uphold the highest standards possible, we have […]

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    Survival of the Fittest

    Blair is continuing to work with the team at ‘S.I.L’ in order for them to analyse the Newhaven survival indices which are markedly higher than flock averages nationwide. Time and time again we are given anecdotal evidence by clients of the extremely low lamb losses that they experience with their pure Perendale flocks at lambing time – with data presented by Preston Hope at our focus day in May being one such example of Perendales performing in often arctic-like conditions. […]

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    ‘Technology to the Fore’

    We have always endeavoured to embrace new advances within the industry – and the last three decades have seen tools such as DNA trait testing, Eye Muscle Scanning and C.T Scanning acting as a catalyst in the huge advances in genetic gains that we can offer you each year. Being involved in the Ovita / AgResearch ‘5K’ gene marker test during the past two years is another example of the utilisation of sound peer reviewed science. While intense monitoring requires […]

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    ‘Cold Tolerance to the Fore’

    “It is scientific findings such as these that make us appreciate the time and effort that has been invested over the past 37 years in the Newhaven stud…” Blair Smith, December 2010

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    Onwards and Upwards – 2010

    As our 2010 Newhaven Perendales stud ram selling season draws to a close, we feel uplifted and motivated by the clients that we have had visit us over the past two months with excellent thoughts, ideas and plans for their future in this exciting industry………

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    From the Field

    While it has been a relatively challenging past twelve months for those in all areas of the New Zealand agricultural industry, these are indeed exciting times for those producers of high quality lamb products. As we enter an age of exacting standards of yield grading analysis this brings with it a tangible benchmark and financial incentive to generate a superior product for our consumers, both domestically and globally. As our global meat consumers demand more from us, we too should […]

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