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  • Strategic feeding adds $160,000 Five generations have failed to dull the curious and pioneering spirit which drew the McKenzie clan from Scotland to Southland…
  • Turning grass into milk New Zealand dairy farmers may know how to grow grass, but turning it into milk remains a challenge, according to…

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  • Determining the dung Every day the cow reports what is happening in the digestive tract by leaving dung behind in the paddock. You…
  • Peak & mating package Can you afford to let this predicted $6.50+ payout slide by with average cow performance and reproduction results similar to…
  • Phosphorus Overview Phosphorus is the second most abundant mineral in the animal body, with about 80% found in the bones and teeth…
  • Phosphorus deficiency PHOSPHORUS DEFICENCY Phosphorus (P) is the mineral most frequently associated with infertility in dairy cows. Under normal conditions, a P…
  • Battling Heat Stress​ Battling heat stress during summer (Prepared by Rensinus Schipper) Cows don’t like warm weather. When temperatures exceed 20 degrees Celsius…
  • Reproductive pasture Reproductive pasture, seed heads are here!​ When looking at north island pastures in the last week, we have noticed an…
  • Pasture Management Pasture Management Pasture Management – Low Dry Matter  (Prepared by Conal Harkin) Weekly farm walks should be done religiously as…
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