The days of cafes getting milk in plastic bottles may be numbered if two young Dunedin entrepreneurs have their way.
Mastitis is the most common disease of dairy cattle and is a significant cause of losses on the dairy farm, explains Dr Sean Daly, vet and technical adviser at MSD Animal Health.
With spring just around the corner for many, it is time to recap on some rather sobering facts that highlight the importance of being prepared for the busy season.
Bigger and better, says Stallion chief executive Grant Allen describing the company’s largest MTF mobile calf feeder, the Mixer Tanker Feeder.
GrainCorp Feeds is offering dairy farmers advice on transition feeding for their calving season as a means of improving cow health and lifting milk production, reports general manager Daniel Calcinai.
If you are selling calves this winter, first register them in the NAIT online system, says Southland dairy farmer Nigel Johnston.
Waste milk has traditionally been fed to calves as it can’t be sent for supply. But is this a good idea? DairyNZ senior scientist Jane Lacy-Hulbert investigates.
Three ways you can prepare for the onrush of the calving season will shore up your abilities, says DairyNZ.