Technical Series

Arrow Technical Series April 2014
Arrow Technical Series February 2014
Arrow Technical Series December 2013
Arrow Technical Series October 2013
Arrow Technical Series August 2013
Arrow Technical Series June 2013
Arrow Technical Series April 2013
Arrow Technical Series February 2013

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Published: 01 Apr 2014

Technical Series April 2014


  • Achieving wintering system
  • Feeding for condition score gain
  • The effects of stand-off surfaces
  • Coldness as a welfare concern
  • Science snapshots

Published: 01 Feb 2014

Technical Series February 2014


  • What is Theileriosis?
  • The spread of Theileria orientalis Ikeda
  • Tick biology drives infestation
  • Managing Theileriosis on-farm
  • Managing the disease - what next?
  • What does measuring mRNA tell us?
  • Focus on international research

Published: 01 Dec 2013



  • Mastitis in dairy cows causes significant losses on every farm in New
  • Factors affecting Streptococcus uberis mastitis
  • Genetic markers of mastitis resistance
  • Pills, potions and powders in mastitis management
  • Identifying mastitis pathogens using polymerase chain reaction (PCR)
  • Delving into DNA
  • Focus on international research

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Published: 01 Oct 2013

Technical Series October 2013


  • What are animal welfare indicators?
  • Three domains for animal welfare assessment
  • Spotlight on body condition score
  • BCS 5: optimum for profit, optimum for welfare
  • Keeping cows cool
  • Painful procedures and use of pain relief
  • The relationship between stock handlers and cows


Published: 01 Aug 2013

Technical Series August 2013


  • Subclinical endometritis in New Zealand dairy cows
  • Subclinical endometritis causes poor repro performance
  • Counting the cost and treatment
  • Identifying subclinical endometritis on the farm
  • Research snippets
  • Improving herd fertility
  • Focus on international research


Published: 01 Jun 2013

DairyNZ Technical Series June 2013


  • In this issue of Technical Series…
  • Early lactation milking affects season’s production
  • Once-daily milking during a feed shortage in early lactation
  • Supplements and thrice-daily milking during extended lactations
  • Recently published by DairyNZ
  • Delving into DNA
  • Focus on international research


Published: 01 Apr 2013

Technical Series April 2013


  • Introduction
  • Measuring residual feed intake in heifer calves
  • Efficient calves are efficient cows
  • Predicting residual feed intake of lactating cows
  • Advances in identifying cows with superior feed conversion efficiency – the Australian story
  • Residual feed intake brings potential to lift feed conversion efficiency
  • Recently published by DairyNZ
  • Focus on international research

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Published: 01 Feb 2013

Techincal Series February 2013


  • Dairy systems for environmental protection
  • High BW cows are more N efficient
  • Pasture diversity
  • Strategies to reduce nitrogen leaching
  • Recently published by DairyNZ
  • Delving into DNA
  • Focus on international research


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