Over The Farm Gate

‘Over The Farm Gate’ is PGG Wrightson’s newly named Livestock Market Update. This is an email sent to subscribers every six weeks, covering NZ livestock market reports, commentary, interviews, PGW staff profiles, industry news and much more.

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Over The Farm Gate: Staff profile – Shaun Rowe

The closest job to farming Ever since he was a young lad Shaun Rowe has been a farmer. “At the age of six I started my own flock of half a dozen ewes, taking the lambs to the Stratford saleyards,” he says. Shaun’s parents have a 10 hectare Stratford lifestyle block where they graze dairy heifers. “I...

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Over The Farm Gate: Staff profile – Ben McKerchar

Setting your own style and being confident in yourself Ben McKerchar grew up on a Winton sheep and beef farm, while his father Ross was a well-known Southland livestock agent. From as far back as he can remember, Ben was constantly in and around the saleyards, developing a strong interest in the...

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Over The Farm Gate: Long-standing dairy cow price record broken

Waikato breeder’s dispersal sale attracts huge interest to break 50 year record An April dairy herd dispersal sale for a Waikato breeder toppled a record that has stood for 50 years when a rising three-year-old in-calf Jersey sold for $55,000 to become New Zealand’s highest priced single dairy cow...

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Over the Farm Gate
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Over The Farm Gate: Staff profile – Shaun Rowe

The closest job to farming Ever since he was a young lad Shaun Rowe has been a farmer. “At the age of six I started my own flock of half a dozen ewes, taking the lambs to the Stratford saleyards,” he says. Shaun’s parents have a 10 hectare Stratford lifestyle block where they graze dairy heifers. “I...

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Over the Farm Gate
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Over The Farm Gate: Staff profile – Ben McKerchar

Setting your own style and being confident in yourself Ben McKerchar grew up on a Winton sheep and beef farm, while his father Ross was a well-known Southland livestock agent. From as far back as he can remember, Ben was constantly in and around the saleyards, developing a strong interest in the...

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Over the Farm Gate
Livestock
Market Commentary

Over The Farm Gate: Long-standing dairy cow price record broken

Waikato breeder’s dispersal sale attracts huge interest to break 50 year record An April dairy herd dispersal sale for a Waikato breeder toppled a record that has stood for 50 years when a rising three-year-old in-calf Jersey sold for $55,000 to become New Zealand’s highest priced single dairy cow...