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INSATIABLE demand from China for dairy heifers, coupled to a fiercely competitive procurement environment, is driving prices for export animals to near-record levels.

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INSATIABLE demand from China for dairy heifers, coupled to a fiercely competitive procurement environment, is driving prices for export
ALMOST three decades of Ayrshire breeding wrapped up for one Western District family last Friday at Colac, Vic, but their cows found brand new homes right across Victoria and Tasmania. 
14 Apr 14 ALMOST three decades of Ayrshire breeding wrapped up for one Western District family last Friday at Colac, Vic, but...
A TASMANIAN community fund has taken dairy succession into its own hands. 
14 Apr 14 A TASMANIAN community fund has taken dairy succession into its own hands.
NEWS of a major milk deal between supermarket giant Woolworths and processing company Parmalat has failed to ease the pressure on Queensland’s dairyfarmers. 11 Apr 14 NEWS of a major milk deal between supermarket giant Woolworths and processing company Parmalat has failed to ease...
WOOLWORTHS'S trial of its premium house brand milk range, Farmers’ Own, will become a full-scale roll out to all its 200-plus NSW supermarkets by early next month. 10 Apr 14 1 WOOLWORTHS'S trial of its premium house brand milk range, Farmers’ Own, will become a full-scale roll out to all its...
INSATIABLE demand from China for dairy heifers, coupled to a fiercely competitive procurement environment, is driving prices for export animals to near-record levels.17 Apr 14 INSATIABLE demand from China for dairy heifers, coupled to a fiercely competitive procurement environment, is...
FONTERRA is to overhaul its Australian milk pricing structure with what it says will be a simpler, more transparent format.16 Apr 14 FONTERRA is to overhaul its Australian milk pricing structure with what it says will be a simpler, more transparent...
A TASMANIAN community fund has taken dairy succession into its own hands. 
14 Apr 14 A TASMANIAN community fund has taken dairy succession into its own hands.
HIDDEN behind the symmetrical, seemingly endless rows of vines at Tamar Ridge winery are 800 hardy dairy cows.
09 Apr 14 HIDDEN behind the symmetrical, seemingly endless rows of vines at Tamar Ridge winery are 800 hardy dairy cows.
A move to Swedish Reds five years ago has seen an overall improvement in efficiency and health of their herd, according to northern Victorian dairyfarmers Martin and Sharon Van Tilborg.15 Apr 14 A move to Swedish Reds five years ago has seen an overall improvement in efficiency and health of their herd,...
ALMOST three decades of Ayrshire breeding wrapped up for one Western District family last Friday at Colac, Vic, but their cows found brand new homes right across Victoria and Tasmania. 
14 Apr 14 ALMOST three decades of Ayrshire breeding wrapped up for one Western District family last Friday at Colac, Vic, but...
Timboon, Vic, dairyfarmers Mike and Kim Jamieson are looking at cutting their hot water costs in the dairy by 40-50% by installing a heat recovery unit.14 Mar 14 Timboon, Vic, dairyfarmers Mike and Kim Jamieson are looking at cutting their hot water costs in the dairy by 40-50%...
DAIRY Australia and GippsDairy are continuing to roll out energy assessments across the region, helping to slash power bills for farmers.
24 Feb 14 DAIRY Australia and GippsDairy are continuing to roll out energy assessments across the region, helping to slash...
MAFFRA, Vic, dairyfarmer Guy Gallatly said he wanted to be driven when he started a new dairyfarming venture 15 months ago, and the challenge of developing the farm has provided that drive.03 Apr 14 MAFFRA, Vic, dairyfarmer Guy Gallatly said he wanted to be driven when he started a new dairyfarming venture 15...
DAIRYFARMERS need to undertake thorough pasture assessment now to identify potential renovation needs.01 Apr 14 DAIRYFARMERS need to undertake thorough pasture assessment now to identify potential renovation needs.