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Using the T30 Scale for management decisions

Using the T30 Scale for management decisions

Elliot Morgan used to dread weighing cattle. Fighting the cows through inefficient yards and ancient scales took hours and left everyone exhausted. Elliot avoided the whole process whenever he could. But in the modern era, not knowing stock weights affects all sorts of farm management decisions — and profits. So, nearly four years ago, Elliot picked up the phone and rang Te Pari.

Taking the handling out of sheep work

Taking the handling out of sheep work

Sheep farming knocks your body around, no question. From dagging to drenching, handling heavy ewes and feisty lambs takes its toll. So, after Matt McKelvie had two knee replacements, he knew that he had to find an easier way to work sheep in his yards. 

New Cattle Yards For Fire Devastated Farm in Victoria

New Cattle Yards For Fire Devastated Farm in Victoria

Installing a set of cattle yards might be all in a day's work for Te Pari, but sometimes they step into extraordinary situations. That's what happened when they drove up to Guys Forest, Victoria, in January 2020. 

Mt Linton Station

New Racewell Sheep Handlers for Mt Linton Station

It’s the lamb production scale that prompted Mount Linton to upgrade their 12-year-old Racewell Sheep Handlers for the latest Racewell HD4 model. When you have thousands and thousands of lambs to wean, you need efficiency! 

The Best Photos of 2020

The Best Photos of 2020

2020 has been an unpredictable year but despite the global pandemic, we have still been able to get our into Te Pari Country and capture these awesome photos.

 

Taking the stress out of Animal Management | Anna Gillespie

Taking the stress out of Animal Management

In the backblocks of Central Otago, Anna and Ben Gillespie run the award-winning Two Farmers Farming, in Omakau. Despite -10℃ icy winters and 30+℃ dry summers they graze 700 dairy heifers on their 400ha block each year as well as finishing 500 prime steers.