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28 November 2019
The latest New Zealand Dairy Statistics released today by DairyNZ and Livestock Improvement Corporation (LIC) reveal farmers’ focus on productivity and efficiency is paying off with milk production increasing despite cow numbers stabilising.
04 November 2019
DairyNZ is encouraging farmers to check they meet new minimum standards included in an amended Dairy Cattle Code of Welfare.
01 November 2019
DairyNZ senior scientist Jane Lacy-Hulbert ‘hands’ you the answer.
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
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.
27 May 2019
Kiwi cows are rock chicks, so a poll of dairy farmers around the country reveals.
07 May 2019
Many farmers have told us they'd like to know about new innovations that could help on-farm.
07 May 2019
Potential pasture growth rate improvements from standing off cows using a feed pad versus no feed pad.
06 May 2019
Why aren’t more farmers going to once-a-day milking and what are some strategies for reducing nitrogen losses? We put those questions and more to experts here at DairyNZ.
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