Friday, 23 June 2017 15:10

Yoghurt's rainbow of flavours

I’m old enough to remember a time when there seemed to be about three flavours of yoghurt: vanilla, strawberry and, if you want to be really fancy, tropical.

Published in General News

Most of the spring calving cows have now been dried-off and will be enjoying their “annual holiday”.

Published in Animal Health

Succession planning can be perceived as “who gets what when” but successful succession is more about business continuation.

Published in General News
Friday, 16 June 2017 09:47

How clean is your calf shed?

A critical way to reduce the spread of disease from one season to the next is by removal of soiled bedding and thorough cleaning of the calf shed. Ideally this should be done as soon as possible after the last calf leaves the shed.

Published in Animal Health
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

Drying-off for the spring calving cows is now fast approaching.

Published in Animal Health
Tuesday, 04 April 2017 09:58

Mixed messages hurting WA farmers

Mixed messages from processors means Western Australian dairy farmers don’t know whether they need to grow or shrink to find prosperity.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 22 March 2017 09:21

To tube or not to tube?

Research has shown that dairy calves should be actively fed good quality colostrum as soon as possible after birth in order to benefit in the short and long term.

Published in Animal Health
Monday, 20 March 2017 10:36

MG appoints John Spark as Chair

Murray Goulburn has appointed a non-supplier in John Spark as Chairman of the co-op, less than a month after flagging the idea in its half-year financial report.

Published in General News
Sunday, 19 March 2017 11:05

Seasonal strategy is more than Good Luck

Proven resilience from a mix of pad feeding and pastures has set a Brisbane Valley dairy farming family for the next generation.

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.

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.