HIGHLANDER BY FOCUS GENETICS
HIGHLANDER RAMS CREATE A COMPACT, EFFICIENT EWE WITH STRONG MOTHERING ABILITY
>span class=”TextRun SCXW159189599 BCX0″> in New Zealand to deliver improvements in production and performance. We have established a Highlander breeding nucleus in our Southfield Nucleus Flock in the Scottish Borders and the Highlander is now available in the UK exclusively through Innovis.
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Selected for easy lambing, good lamb vigour and growth from grass. Highlanders have the ability to increase prolificacy with potential to rear an additional 0.19 lambs when compared to standard UK crossbreds as well as reducing production costs associated to labour by up to 55p/kg.
Highlander will suit your system if you:
Want a hardy ram that will improve kgs of lamb produced per acre
Want a reduced cost of production
Want to improve efficiency while maintaining biosecurity benefits of a closed flock
Want a hill cross to make the most of marginal land
ABOUT FOCUS GENETICS
With more than 15 years of research behind them, the Focus Genetics sheep breeding programmes record over 10,000 animals annually and have gathered a database of over 1 million records in total.
The Focus Genetics breeding programme includes the world’s largest sheep progeny testing programme and used the range of sheep genetic marker technologies that are commercially available in New Zealand.