Dairy farmer Alex Huisman is no stranger to milking three times a day. However, he fine-tuned the process, adding a third milking for 84 high production cows from his herd of 150 head.

Published in Management
Wednesday, 14 June 2017 10:33

Never miss a calving with Moocall

A simple device underpinned by a complex algorithm can alert farmers via text message that a cow will calve within one hour.

Published in Animal Health
Wednesday, 08 March 2017 09:10

Herd size rises in China

DESPITE THEIR large herd sizes China is still a long way from becoming self-sufficient in dairy and it is highly unlikely it ever will, says Matthew Smith, Alltech’s vice-president Asia Pacific.

Published in General News

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When butter and chocolate collide

TWO New Zealand companies Lewis Road Creamery and Whittakers have teamed up to deliver what must be every dairy lover’s dream: chocolate butter.

Milking it - Ice cream for dogs

EFFORTS to extend the market for dairy know no bounds, with an American company The Bear and The Rat, creating a yoghurt-based ice cream for dogs.

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