Displaying items by tag: calving

Monday, 25 May 2020 10:26

Colostrum bag gives calves a great start

A Cambridge company has unveiled another innovation that helps farmers set calves up for a lifetime of good health, fertility and production.

Published in Farm Products
Tuesday, 12 May 2020 09:45

Making right calls never been harder

Decision making around dry off in spring calving herds has just got a whole lot tougher.

Published in Farm Health
Monday, 02 March 2020 10:17

Autumn calving on Farmers' Forum agenda

Taranaki farmers will have the opportunity to hear about shifting to autumn calving at DairyNZ’s Farmers’ Forum this week.

Published in General News
Friday, 24 January 2020 10:42

Robotic milker now comes with heat detector

Delaval says its latest addition to the VMS product line, the new V310 detects heat and pregnancy automatically during the milking process.

Published in Management
Friday, 09 August 2019 10:55

Preventing mastitis over calving

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.

Published in Farm Health
Friday, 26 July 2019 14:55

Spring 2019 – are you ready?

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.

Published in Farm Health
Tuesday, 23 July 2019 10:39

MTF makes calf feeding a breeze

Bigger and better, says Stallion chief executive Grant Allen describing the company’s largest MTF mobile calf feeder, the Mixer Tanker Feeder.

Published in Machinery & Products
Tuesday, 23 July 2019 10:30

Transition period critical for stock

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.

Published in Management
Tuesday, 23 July 2019 10:27

Be NAIT ready

If you are selling calves this winter, first register them in the NAIT online system, says Southland dairy farmer Nigel Johnston. 

Published in Management
Tuesday, 23 July 2019 10:25

Waste milk as a feed?

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.

Published in Management
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