“I culled the 10 highest cell count cows and the cell count didn’t change – not at all!”

Published in Animal Health
Tuesday, 12 September 2017 10:26

The quest for the ultimate commercial cow

Holstein bull Calister Maebull has been in demand since he received his first ABV in April but to breeder, Craig Lister, the more pleasing aspect is the sire’s contribution to his end goal.

Published in Management

Executive director of the Global Dairy Platform, Donald Moore, recently told an Australian audience that the biggest future threat to the world dairy industry could be synthetic milk.

Published in Milking It
Monday, 11 September 2017 10:54

Ready to capitalise on herd, farm expansion

It’s fair to say Jindivick farmer Ben Elliott has had a bit on his plate and he’s now looking forward to capitalising on his work.

Published in Management
Wednesday, 06 September 2017 08:06

Bigger not always better in Canada

Bigger isn’t necessarily better for Canadian dairy farmer Cregg Nicoll, who is constantly assessing his farm in a bid to find the optimal number of cows and maximise production from them.

Published in Management
Wednesday, 23 August 2017 12:04

Hands-on approach to top quality milk

Russell and Mary Hussey like to be hands-on when it comes to protecting the health of their herd and ensuring they produce top quality milk.

Published in Management

Running beef and sheep has suited South Australian dairy farmers Bill and Therese Fiebiger for years, but it’s proven particularly helpful over the past 18 months.

Published in Management

Murray Goulburn will consider debt funding of up to $100m to shore up the current farmgate price of $5.20kg milk solids (MS).

Published in General News
Monday, 21 August 2017 12:06

ADF, UDV at odds over Senate report

The United Dairyfarmers of Victoria and Australian Dairy Farmers are at odds over the effectiveness of the Senate report into the dairy industry, released last week.

Published in General News

Australian milk production for the 2016/17 season totalled a little over 9000 million litres compared to the 9680 million litres produced during the 2015/16 season, a fall of 6.9%.

Published in Agribusiness
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