Monday, 16 October 2017 14:34

Are your milking practices "normal"?

Recent milking time visits to a number of different dairy sheds have reminded me that “normal” means different things to different people.

Published in Animal Health
Tuesday, 29 August 2017 09:02

It is tiny, but it is important

It is only a tiny part of your milking plant, and it can sometimes be very unobtrusively placed, but it is critical to the ability of your milking plant to function correctly.

Published in Animal Health

Russell and Stuart both manage family farms milking about 450 cows in a rotary dairy without automatic cup removers.

Published in Animal Health
Saturday, 30 April 2016 08:31

Business case building for robotic milking

WITH only 37 systems currently operating across the country, Australian dairy still has a while to go before automatic milking systems are mainstream.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 15 October 2013 13:07

The challenges of 3 in 2 milking

Tasmanian dairy farmer Grant Rogers admits having a crack at milking three times in two days through peak lactation was one of his crazier ideas.

Published in Management

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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.

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