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Tag: Falklands Landholdings Corporation

  • Friday, October 14th 2016 - 09:37 UTC

    Falkland Island farmers tour Australia for improved sheep genetics

    Per annum FLH produces approximately 500,000 kilograms of greasy wool, from a Polwarth/Merino-type sheep. The fibre diameter averages 24-25 microns.

    Three Falkland Islands farmers and the general manager of Falklands Landholdings Corporation recently travelled to Australia as part of the ongoing search for improvements to lamb survival rates in the Falklands. Touring farms in both Queensland and New South Wales, the group spent three weeks inspecting Australian studs in search of better fat and muscle values in young rams.

  • Wednesday, March 11th 2015 - 05:27 UTC

    Falklands' 4.000 ewes to be AI with Australian Poll Merino

    Mumblebone Merinos have been identified as one a small number of progressive Australian studs working on the traits needed by Falklands farmers

    Australian Poll Merino genetics are being used to drive lamb survival in one of the world’s harshest wool producing environments of the Falkland Islands, reports The Rural, from Australia.