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September 2023

Breed for CH4nge – Breeding for Low Methane Sheep We have been actively involved in research into worm resistance in sheep for over 7 years. For the last 3 years we have participated in research that has honed down to using Serum IgA. By quantifying IGA concentrations, farmers can identify sheep with high IGA levels,

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July 2022

  I strongly believe that using genetics provides key management tools for much of the livestock sector. From the increasingly important environment perspective where work out of New Zealand for instance has indicated perhaps not surprisingly that sheep with significant worm burdens omit 30% more methane than otherwise. Methane output is high up governments’ climate

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August 2021

So lots of grass everywhere, and prices for both lamb, culls and stores remain high. Some additional macro thoughts as to what is driving this, as it will clearly have implications as to the prices of top quality breeding stock, and as to whether these pricing pressures are short term? We have all noted that

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