The days of cafes getting milk in plastic bottles may be numbered if two young Dunedin entrepreneurs have their way.
New Zealand's dairy goat industry is starting research aimed at generating and amassing scientific data on the benefits of consuming goat milk infant formula produced by sustainable farm systems.
Waikato Milking Systems product and project manager Andy Geissmann believes there’s plenty of scope for Kiwis working in the emerging sheep and goat dairy sectors to export.
The importance of testing, managing and controlling the spread of Johne’s disease (JD) in dairy goats shouldn’t be underestimated.
Assuming a goat’s nutritional requirements fit somewhere between that of sheep and cattle is a mistake.
Johne's disease (JD) is a major production-limiting disease of farmed ruminants worldwide and, after CAE, it is the biggest animal health concern for goat farmers.
A five year, $11 million research project has begun, aimed at producing new high value milk products.