For many in the farming world, June 1 marks one of the biggest days on the calendar.
For farmer Garth Coleman and his daughter Lucy living on a farm is no excuse not to be creative.
It says it would help transform the country's agriculture sector.
The birds suffocated to death after air-pumping equipment failed.
The deaths are being investigated by the Ministry for Primary Industries.
Their warm temperament is "more like dogs than sheep".