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Sheepmilknz News and Views (April)

News and Views:

  1. Spring Sheep Milk Co  headlines new programme from TVNZ: https://www.tvnz.co.nz/shows/big-ideas-for-a-small-country/episodes/s2018-e1
  2. Maui Milk  Rural Delivery feature (particularly Katy Day’s commentary): https://www.tvnz.co.nz/shows/rural-delivery/episodes/s2018-e5 (apologies for missing this off the earlier message).
  3. Jamie Gray’s NZ Herald piece on sheep dairying: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=12025726
  4. UK sheep dairying (Simon Stott’s farm): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R4FZGcDY4cs
  5. Spain and Mexico’s  manchego dispute:https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2018/apr/24/cheesed-off-spains-manchego-makers-vow-to-fight-eu-name-ruling
  6. Sheep Milk Report: Southland Regional Development report  (NZIER-Final-the-Potential-for-Sheep-Milking-in[1]) on Sheep Milk (prepared by NZIER)

Products/ Foods:

  1. Does anyone do a sheep cheese version of  great kiwi ‘Cheese on toast’? See the NYC dish: https://ny.eater.com/2018/4/20/17120966/khachapuri-georgian-cuisine-nyc
  2. What iconic foods/dishes are there in NZ movies that we might give a sheepmilk twist to? Movie dishes:https://www.buzzfeed.com/keelyflaherty/theyre-literally-serving-ratatouille-at-disneyland-and-its?utm_term=.asKzZA4Jv#.wlzRm5LXV
  3. Sheep milk cheese with seaweed: https://www.highwealddairy.co.uk/product/seven-sisters/
  4. Blue River Sheep Milk soap: https://blueriverdairy.co.nz/online-shop/sheep-milk-soap/
  5. Soured milk drinks: https://www.euscoop.com/en/2018/4/15/bulgarian-soured-milk
  6. Organic sheep milk cosmetics: https://www.greenpicks.de/en/0404g-2038-body-care-set-gift-set-sheep-s-milk-cosmetics.html
  7. Sweets: New Charing Cross Sheep milk ‘truffles’ (at the farmers market): 30708986_591461644546225_133172706622308352_o.jpg

Technology:

Winsam Farm: Small Milkplan milking stall for sheep or goats: https://www.trademe.co.nz/business-farming-industry/farming-forestry/dairy-milking-equipment/milking-equipment-machi/auction-1608162652.htm?rsqid=7a03001b793b4603a6e8680ee8b0ffbb

Animals:

Various East Friesian starter flock ewes for sale

  1. Canterbury: https://bit.ly/2I0ObVM
  2. Otago: https://bit.ly/2HXIVSQ
  3. Hawkes Bay: https://bit.ly/2HZWeCr
  4. Auckland:  https://bit.ly/2HtYWPr

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