New Zealand flock management principles and an unorthodox approach to breeding have been combined on a Scottish lowland farm with great success. Marcus and Kate Maxwell’s Romney ewes are returning a sizeable gross margin of £75/head, with surplus female ewe lambs for 2016 already pre-sold. A large wool cheque also helps to boost income. See also: New Zealand sheep farmer shares his secrets A trip to New Zealand was the catalyst for change at Holm Farm, near Castle Douglas. Returning […]