cattle handling

  1. Moving cattle

    Understanding how cows experience the world differently to us can make moving cattle much easier on your farm.

    https://www.dairynz.co.nz/milking/dairy-stockmanship/moving-cattle/

  2. Dairy Stockmanship

    Milking is a key time where people and stock interact. Maximise animal health, minimise injuries to people and cows and get milking running smoothly with good dairy stockmanship.

    https://www.dairynz.co.nz/milking/dairy-stockmanship/

  3. Training heifers

    Heifers are valuable stock and their introduction to the milking herd requires time and patience.

    https://www.dairynz.co.nz/milking/dairy-stockmanship/training-heifers/

  4. Dairy environments

    Creating a good dairy environment is key to an efficient milking. This includes dairy design and milker behaviour.

    https://www.dairynz.co.nz/milking/dairy-stockmanship/dairy-environments/

  5. Multiple mobs

    Tips to manage multiple mobs in a way that will minimise their impact on the milking routine.

    https://www.dairynz.co.nz/milking/dairy-stockmanship/managing-multiple-mobs/