Displaying items by tag: SMALLER MILKING AND SUPPLY HERDS

Saturday, 15 June 2019 08:55

Making small herd farming a team effort

Keith and Tracey Crawford began their dairy careers with big dreams of farm ownership, then still a highly achievable goal for a determined young couple.

Published in Management
Friday, 14 July 2017 09:55

Herd management reduces lameness risk

Together with mastitis and infertility, lameness is one of the big three problems on many farms, says vet Neil Chesterton.

Published in Farm Health
Friday, 16 June 2017 08:55

Sharemilking still a great option

Dairy farming has changed much in recent years and career progression is not as straightforward as it used to be.

Published in Management
Wednesday, 28 September 2016 15:07

Home-grown best for young farmer

Markus Woutersen has just begun his dairy career but his low cost operation is already attracting industry attention.

Published in Management

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