Displaying 1-15 of 15 Items , Filtered by Jun or Aug or Nov and 2019 or 2018 and Sth Waikato or Taranaki or Canterbury / Nth Otago and Animals or Media
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.
13 August 2019
DairyNZ Chief Executive Dr Tim Mackle is urging the Government to work with agricultural groups to drive real behaviour change on farm, instead of imposing a broad-based tax.
08 August 2019
Farmers in the Orari Temuka Opihi Paeora zone are encouraged to come along to a drop-in day to hear more about how new regional rules may affect them.
08 August 2019
DairyNZ is disheartened to learn of a kindergarten impacted by poor winter grazing practices in Southland.
07 August 2019
New Zealand’s farming sector supports additional efforts to improve winter grazing practices on farms, with a particular focus on animal welfare.
25 July 2019
DairyNZ’s CalvingSmart workshops around the country over the past two months have been sell-out events with more than 1,500 farmers attending – and many farmers bringing along the entire farm team to look and learn.
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.
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