Breeding burpless bovines

Cows that burp less could help save the environment and put money back into the pockets of farmers.
Cows that burp less could help save the environment and put money back into the pockets of farmers.
The use of sex-sorted semen is regarded as a necessary step forward for the dairy industry in order to be efficient while maintaining good welfare, though many farmers are wary of implementing it due to low conception rates.
08 Apr 19 The use of sex-sorted semen is regarded as a necessary step forward for the dairy industry in order to be efficient while maintaining good welfare, though many farmers are wary of...
Dairy semen sales hit record levels in 2017-18, according to the recently released Semen Market Survey 2018 report from the National Herd Improvement Association of Australia.
27 Mar 19 Dairy semen sales hit record levels in 2017-18, according to the recently released Semen Market Survey 2018 report from the National Herd Improvement Association of Australia.
Milking it for all its worth, young agriculturalists proved they are just as capable as any farmer twice their age at this year’s Gippsland Dairy Youth Group show.
22 Mar 19 Milking it for all its worth, young agriculturalists proved they are just as capable as any farmer twice their age at this year’s Gippsland Dairy Youth Group show.
Australian Consolidated Milk general manager – commercial Peter Jones says the company is offering dairy farmers price certainty, by offering a minimum $6.50 kilogram/milk solids for next season.
14 Mar 19 Australian Consolidated Milk general manager – commercial Peter Jones says the company is offering dairy farmers price certainty, by offering a minimum $6.50 kilogram/milk solids for...
How to increase milker numbers without really trying - use a three-way crossbreeding program.
13 Mar 19 How to increase milker numbers without really trying - use a three-way crossbreeding program.
MAINTAINING a top quality genetic-base ensures Kate and Jason Kirk get the most out of their stringent feeding regime.
11 Feb 19 MAINTAINING a top quality genetic-base ensures Kate and Jason Kirk get the most out of their stringent feeding regime.
The first Illawarra cow to be named Australia's Grand Champion Cow at International Dairy Week has done it again.
27 Jan 19 The first Illawarra cow to be named Australia's Grand Champion Cow at International Dairy Week has done it again.
The Crawford family from Numbaa, NSW, brought nine animals to show at International Dairy Week and walked away with two grand champion awards.
26 Jan 19 The Crawford family from Numbaa, NSW, brought nine animals to show at International Dairy Week and walked away with two grand champion awards.
Average prices were down at the World Wide Sires Evolution Holstein sale at International Dairy Week on Wednesday evening.
25 Jan 19 Average prices were down at the World Wide Sires Evolution Holstein sale at International Dairy Week on Wednesday evening.
It was an excited trio of owners, Glen Gordon, Ben Govett and Daniel Bacon that celebrated when their classie mature-age cow took home the broad ribbon for Supreme Champion Illawarra Exhibit at International Dairy Week for 2019.
23 Jan 19 It was an excited trio of owners, Glen Gordon, Ben Govett and Daniel Bacon that celebrated when their classie mature-age cow took home the broad ribbon for Supreme Champion Illawarra...
NSW based Andrew and Abbey Crawford, Numbaa near Nowra, entry Exkwizit Active Barbell took Grand Champion Guernsey exhibit at International Dairy Week this year..
23 Jan 19 NSW based Andrew and Abbey Crawford, Numbaa near Nowra, entry Exkwizit Active Barbell took Grand Champion Guernsey exhibit at International Dairy Week this year..
The highest rated Jersey cow in Australia was named the grand champion Jersey at International Dairy Week on Wednesday.
23 Jan 19 The highest rated Jersey cow in Australia was named the grand champion Jersey at International Dairy Week on Wednesday.
A heifer that won the 2019 International Dairy Week Youth Show on Monday topped the Jersey sale at IDW on Wednesday.
23 Jan 19 A heifer that won the 2019 International Dairy Week Youth Show on Monday topped the Jersey sale at IDW on Wednesday.
Tandara Brown Swiss stud, Dingee, Vic, again produced the goods at International Dairy Week Brown Swiss Show on Tuesday.
22 Jan 19 Tandara Brown Swiss stud, Dingee, Vic, again produced the goods at International Dairy Week Brown Swiss Show on Tuesday.
A Gippsland-based dairy operation dominated the Ayrshire results at International Dairy Week on Tuesday.
22 Jan 19 A Gippsland-based dairy operation dominated the Ayrshire results at International Dairy Week on Tuesday.
The 2019 International Dairy Week All Breeds Youth Show grand champion heifer will be offered for sale on Wednesday.
21 Jan 19 The 2019 International Dairy Week All Breeds Youth Show grand champion heifer will be offered for sale on Wednesday.
An acclaimed Australian writer will be one of the guest speakers at the Power of Women event to be held as part of International Dairy Week. Rosalie Ham, author of the sensational bestseller The Dressmaker, which is now an award-winning film, will talk at the event. Ms Ham was born and raised in Jerilderie, NSW, where her family still farm.
20 Jan 19 An acclaimed Australian writer will be one of the guest speakers at the Power of Women event to be held as part of International Dairy Week. Rosalie Ham, author of the sensational...
International Dairy Week will again feature a wide range of informative seminars. All seminars will be presented at the Ballantyne Centre at Tatura Park.
19 Jan 19 International Dairy Week will again feature a wide range of informative seminars. All seminars will be presented at the Ballantyne Centre at Tatura Park.
International Dairy Week has again attracted a line up of high-quality judges from around the world.
19 Jan 19 International Dairy Week has again attracted a line up of high-quality judges from around the world.
Gippsland Jersey breeder Trevor Saunders says the new Dairy's Finest and 5 Star promotions
18 Jan 19 Gippsland Jersey breeder Trevor Saunders says the new Dairy's Finest and 5 Star promotions "hit the bullseye" for the breed.
International Dairy Week this year has attracted international exhibitors, event manager Robyn Barber said.
16 Jan 19 International Dairy Week this year has attracted international exhibitors, event manager Robyn Barber said.
The Balanced Performance Index (BPI) is rapidly becoming the preferred index of genetic merit used by Australian dairy farmers and the herd improvement industry.
06 Jan 19 The Balanced Performance Index (BPI) is rapidly becoming the preferred index of genetic merit used by Australian dairy farmers and the herd improvement industry.
The International Red Dairy Breeders Federation official conference day on Tuesday, March 26, will explore the theme of Bringing Red Breeds Together.
30 Dec 18 The International Red Dairy Breeders Federation official conference day on Tuesday, March 26, will explore the theme of Bringing Red Breeds Together.
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Fertigation is the injection of fertilisers, soil amendments and other water-soluble products through an irrigation system. 
16 Apr 19 Fertigation is the injection of fertilisers, soil amendments and other water-soluble products through an irrigation...
A fertigation trial in south-east Queensland for the past two years has shown it produces more pasture and cuts labour and fuel costs.
16 Apr 19 A fertigation trial in south-east Queensland for the past two years has shown it produces more pasture and cuts...
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This project was doomed from the start. Sri Lanka's Department of Animal Production and Health
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What an awesome article, this will save so much time and money for farmers across the world with
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The $1 a litre milk has already forced closure of numerous dairy farms. Lion Dairy & Drinks
An industry survey revealed that farmers milking larger herds have adopted more precision technologies, and that is expected that by 2025 the adoption of technologies for data capturing and monitoring system parameters will increase.
08 Apr 19 An industry survey revealed that farmers milking larger herds have adopted more precision technologies, and that is...
Virtual fencing (VF) technology has great potential to alleviate the costs, time and labour devoted to the establishment and maintenance of traditional physical fences.
08 Apr 19 Virtual fencing (VF) technology has great potential to alleviate the costs, time and labour devoted to the...
Monopoly market may confront cropping sector under mega-merger proposal.22 Sep 16 Monopoly market may confront cropping sector under mega-merger proposal.
Australian farm chemical manufacturer Nufarm has repaired its balance sheet and is now hunting for acquisition opportunities.25 Sep 16 Australian farm chemical manufacturer Nufarm has repaired its balance sheet and is now hunting for acquisition...