A grain ration specifically designed to meet the requirements of calves from just one week of age is gaining moment with early weaning practices taking place.
Global dairy prices strengthened last week and pundits are forecasting potential further rises on the back of drier conditions in New Zealand.
Holsteins dominated the interbreed championships at International Dairy Week on Thursday, taking the senior and intermediate awards.
A $65,000 bushfire fundraiser was one of the highlights World Wide Sires Evolution Sale at International Dairy Week on Wednesday.
Three generations of the one family were involved in two of the champions named in the Guernsey show at International Dairy Week on Wednesday.
The long haul from Queensland paid off for two dairy farmers when their cow took the Illawarra grand champion award at International Dairy Week on Tuesday.
A young couple who have returned to dairy farming in the past 18 months took the grand champion Ayrshire award at International Dairy Week on Tuesday.