Archive for February, 2012

..from the ground up

Posted on February 12th, 2012

14 months ago, we made a radical departure from conventional pasture management. After several years of dry summers and autumns, followed by excessively wet winters, some areas of pasture had deteriorated to broad leafed weeds and bare soil, in spite of two attempts at re-seeding. The new approach concentrates on soil health, providing the conditions [...]

Exciting Times

Posted on February 11th, 2012

We have just started another ET programme. Embryo Transfer involves preparing donors for 4 weeks, with multiple injections to stimulate follicle development, followed by a natural mating. After 8 days the donor’s uterus is flushed and suitable embryos are popped into prepared recipients. This is the only reproductive technology that is available commercially at the [...]