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Once-a-day (OAD) milking was up for discussion at a recent Small Milk and Supply Herds (SMASH) field day at Massey University.
A leading once a day (OAD) farmer says her farm is set to have a record year thanks to a combination of favourable circumstances – especially the weather.
Once-a-day (OAD) milking could open a whole new labour market for dairy farmers, says a DairyNZ Wairarapa Tararua consulting officer Gray Beagley.
The organiser of last week’s once-a-day (OAD) milking conference in Palmerston North says he is stoked at the turnout.
Converting a sheep and beef farm to dairy and going once-a-day milking has proven good decision-making by Jersey breeders Matthew and Emma Darke of Aria, Waikato.
Once-a-day (OAD) milking farm consultant Leo Hendrikse says planning is a key element in succeeding with a conversion to OAD.
Some Canterbury dairy farmers are moving to once-a-day (OAD) milking after the tail end of Cyclone Cook capped off an already wet autumn.
Milking frequency can be adjusted in a number of ways during a season, or part of a season, to become more efficient, reduce farmers’ hours in the milking shed and improve their lifestyle.