Displaying 1-15 of 21 Items , Filtered by Feb or Jun and 2019 or 2018 and All regions or Sth Waikato or Bay of Plenty or Taranaki or Southland / Sth Otago and Animals or Financials
28 June 2019
New Zealand’s farming sector is focused on improving winter grazing and eliminating practices which impact on the environment and animal welfare.
20 June 2019
Cow breeds vary in their use of metabolisable energy for milk. This suggests that different cow breeds may offer farmers differing profit levels.
19 June 2019
DairyNZ chief executive Dr Tim Mackle is welcoming yesterday’s announcement of the Farm Debt Mediation Bill as an example of an initiative that will mean a lot to farmers who may be feeling financial pressure.
19 June 2019
On-farm technologies can measure individual cow performance and behaviour on a daily basis.
17 June 2019
Winter can be a challenging time for farmers. Rainfall and cold weather events inevitably make things wet underfoot and managing those conditions is particularly challenging for farms whose paddocks are home to animals.
13 June 2019
DairyNZ’s latest research indicates an ‘age at puberty’ trait has potential to increase the rate of genetic improvement in cow fertility.
10 June 2019
The latest news on Mycoplasma bovis.
06 June 2019
Are the heifers you choose to keep the ones you think they are?
06 June 2019
New Zealand dairy farmers do a great job of calf care, but what if we could do even better?
29 May 2019
When it comes to rearing calves, Jilly Haywood knows a thing or two about the challenges involved.
21 February 2019
DairyNZ is about to start on-farm research that aims to breed cattle with a lower nitrogen footprint.
20 February 2019
DairyNZ has launched two new levy-funded online resources: the Pasture and Crop Eaten Calculator and the Pasture Potential Tool.
15 February 2019
Last year the DairyNZ, Beef + Lamb New Zealand Compensation Assistance Team (DBCAT) was established to help farmers affected by Mycoplasma bovis with their compensation claims.
12 February 2019
Economic values used to calculate dairy cattle breeding worth (BW) are being formally updated this month by New Zealand Animal Evaluation Limited (NZAEL).
11 February 2019
The economic values used to calculate Breeding Worth have been updated to reflect world market changes.
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