Saturday, 04 June 2016 15:55

Taking the heat out of detection

Heat detection and getting cows back in calf has the potential for a marked effect on the bottom line of any dairy operation.

Published in Machinery & Products

Commonly I hear farmers say, "Why bother with low cell count when there are no financial incentives from my dairy company to maintain a low bulk somatic cell count?"

Published in Farm Health

An automated body condition scoring system for New Zealand-bred cows will be launched at National Fieldays next month.

Published in General News
Monday, 02 May 2016 12:55

Time to celebrate breeders

What does it take to breed a top bull?

Published in General News
Friday, 29 April 2016 10:55

Maximise pasture yield and feed the cow

Given the tough financial situation, it is time for dairy farmers to rely more on pasture production and to plan how to get more milk from fewer cows.

Published in Management
Wednesday, 27 April 2016 16:46

Revolution has a long way to roll

On our farms, in our universities, research labs and factories, the dairy industry is in a transformation.

Published in Opinion
Monday, 18 April 2016 13:55

Jersey bulls make strong comeback

LIC's Jersey Premier Sires bulls have topped the national Jersey ranking of active sires (RAS) list, released this month.

Published in General News
Monday, 04 April 2016 14:55

Camera technology trials underway

Camera imagery technology to get data on cows may soon be available on farm.

Published in General News
Saturday, 02 April 2016 15:55

Winners show how well it can be done

Geraldines sharemilkers Joe and Suz Wyborn are the supreme winners of the 2016 Canterbury Ballance Farm Environment Awards.

Published in General News

Tough economic times are causing farmers to analyse every aspect of their business, right down to the performance of individual animals.

Published in General News

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