First introduced to NZ in 1969 their role in cross breeding for beef herd improvement is now firmly established with studs nation-wide supplying bulls for this purpose.Their wonderful temperament make them easy to handle and work with, earning them the tag of ‘Gentle Giants’.
Keeping us up to dateMAKE SURE YOU’RE UP TO SPEED WITH ANIMAL WELFARE
Some of the sheep and beef farmers we’ve spoken to over the last few months, weren’t aware of the new animal welfare regulations that came into force 1 October 2018. It’s been a busy time on-farm with calving, lambing, and making supplements, and we don’t want drystock farmers to get caught out.
Check out our website www.mpi.govt.nz/animalregs for more info. We’ve made a couple of handy leaflets with a summary of the regulations you need to know about.
The majority of regulations are lifted from the codes of welfare, so if you were already compliant with the codes, you won’t notice a big difference. The regulations make it easier to address low-level offending from people who aren't already following good practice, and some of them have a $500 infringement fine attached. ... See MoreSee Less
Burtergill South Devons, New Zealand A&P Show winnings.For those familiar with the movie 'The Castle'....... think we're going to need a 'pool room'! What an absolute dream show having this afternoon finished off winning 'Supreme Animal of the Show' at the NZAG Show with Burtergill Zions Belle 921 ... See MoreSee Less
Congratulations to Richard van Asch and Denise Van AschWhat a day for Burtergill South Devons at The New Zealand Agricultural Show in Christchurch 🙂 We were lucky enough to win the Junior Meat & Wool Cup, the Senior Meat & Wool Cup and Supreme All Breed Exhibit. ... See MoreSee Less