David Fagan is one of the country's top sportsmen but after more than 30 years of competition he has decided to hang up the handpiece.
A Southdown ram has sold for $15,000 - a New Zealand record across all ram breeds this year.
Richard the sheep has managed to pull the wool over his doggy pals' eyes.
Legendary shearer David Fagan has pushed the red button one last time in Southland.
Old-fashioned cattle musters with a modern twist are being offered as a tourist attraction in Wairarapa.
University lecturer is putting his money where his mouth is and setting up a sheep-milking flock to make ice cream.
Massey University "sheep exploratorium" extolls the virtues and high value of sheep milk with iced treats.
Even though the Frews have been farming for 55 years, becoming set in their ways is the last thing they want to do.
PGG Wrightson Wool knits together new multi-million dollar deal for NZ merino farmers to supply wool to a US sock company.
"The Federer of Shearing", David Fagan, has been made the favourite to take out the event considered the sport's Wimbledon in his final appearance.
NZ merino farmers will supply wool to US sock company under a multi-million dollar contract.
Lamb processors told to get much better at telling farmers about market price shifts and risks after "heartbreaking" disappointment this season.
Astronauts, soldiers and firefighters are reaping the benefits of wool's non-flammable properties.
UK retail representatives were given a taste of high health New Zealand lamb yesterday.
Farmers desperately looking for slaughter houses to take animals earlier than usual as a drought is officially declared.
The anniversary of a significant milestone in New Zealand's sheep meat industry will be celebrated on Sunday.
Silver Fern Farms says it is not about to walk away from Silere merino sheepmeat sales.
'You're eight hours on your feet, running around sweating your guts out. I wouldn't trade it for anything.'
A large quantity of wool has been found by Riverton police.
New Zealand's most successful competition sheep shearer will retire at the end of the shearing season.
2015 might just go down as a good year for Waikato's drystock sector.
A Hawke's Bay couple are carefully planning for the time when their four sons take over three farms.
Sheep farmers are feeling optimistic enough to spend strongly on young stock, agent Kevin Rowe says.
Beef and sheep farmers can look forward to a positive year, according to the Rabobank agribusiness outlook for 2015.
A determined 17-year-old helped to set the prices at this week's Hawarden crossbred sheep sale, as she held her nerve and saw off rival bidders for three pens of romney two-tooths.
Back-country lambs coming off the Canterbury hills are striking a softer market as grazing material for finishing them runs into short supply from the dry spell.
Lamb prices are sinking close to $5 a kg for farmers because of higher-than-normal slaughter rates.
Stacey Te Huia abandons his attempt to break shearing world record.
A high country station's long-term owner reveals why he is passing it over to a lessee.