OPINION: Painting eyes on the backsides of cows could save their lives, according to new research by Australian scientists.
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A new embryo transfer biopsy and genomic selection technology is being used to boost elite animal breeding for the dairy industry.
New Zealand's 4.8 million milking cows excrete 1000 tonnes of nitrogen a day in their urine, and 200 tonnes of this end up in groundwater, says CRV Ambreed.
AI technician Don Shaw (79) has been surrounded by dairy cows his entire life, bringing many calves into the world.
Holstein Friesian New Zealand (HFNZ) says its joint sire proving programme with CRV Ambreed is breaking records.
Research shows that cows bred for low urea concentration end up using more nitrogen for milk protein productions.
Dairy farmers are moving away from breeding bobby calves in favour of producing the quality dairy/beef calves needed by beef farmers.
CRV Ambreed has appointed a new laboratory to enable New Zealand dairy farmers to gain access to further information about BVD and Johne’s Disease from their herd testing.
CRV Ambreed scientist Phil Beatson is being credited for the genetic discovery that could help reduce nitrogen leaching on New Zealand farms by 20% within 20 years.
Five years of research has led to CRV Ambreed discovering that selective breeding will help reduce urinary nitrogen leaching on NZ farms by 20% within 20 years.
Dairy farmers are moving away from breeding bobby calves in favour of quality dairy/beef cross calves which are fetching record prices and in demand from rearers, finishers and the meat processing industry.