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Peter Young: More profit from sheep

June 7, 2017

Peter Young spent a couple of decades farming next door to the Ida Burn Dam in Central Otago, home of the Brass Monkey Rally – an area that experiences one of the most extreme climates in NZ. From hoar-frosts for weeks on end in winter, to summers with temperatures in the high 30s and months of drought. Through it all, the Youngs' were known for exceptional sheep performance.

Now retired from the farm and working as a farm advisor, Peter is in demand to share his knowledge. He joined us to share some of what he’s learned and answer callers’ questions. Clear tips on getting the best out of your flock, from someone with the track record to prove them.

Note: in this podcast Peter makes some observations on high protein in some feeds in autumn. He stresses these are his opinion only.”

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