Spring Sheep Milk Co.
Wairakei Estate is the home of an ovine dairy unit producing sheep milk from a flock of 2,100 East Friesian grass-fed pasture raised ewes. Established in 2015 by Pamu and SLC Ventures LP on the St Kilda dairy unit the production of Spring Sheep is an exciting new area of pastoral enterprise.
The creation of their own fully integrated, controlled supply chain ensures authentic, safe and high quality products with full provenance and traceability. Spring Sheep Milk Co. produces advanced products using nutritious New Zealand sheep milk.
To maintain the highest quality standards Spring Sheep nurtures their animals and their product every step of the way with world class processing technology, including ensuring low agitation, and immediately chilling the milk at and holding it at less than 2 degrees Celsius. Each milking ewe has a data profile, so Spring Sheep know exactly how much protein and fat she is producing, as well as her overall milk volumes. This information monitoring informs relative to the wellbeing of each animal, with their health and the quality of their milk carefully supervised.