A network of experienced ruminant nutritionists, enabling exchange of ideas and experience amongst professionals,
A network of experience ruminant nutritionists, enabling exchange of ideas and experience amongst professionals, to understand and improve health and productivity of ruminant livestock.
In the 1970’s in mid-west US, most cows were kept in tie stall barns where physical contact between cows and the spread of M bovis were very limited. The death rate of young calves was reduced with the move to
NZARN are very grateful for the support of Biomin.
The program for the 8th Australasian Dairy Science Symposium (Palmerston North from 21-23 November) has now been released and is attached. This event is held each 2 years and is the largest technical dairy science meeting in the southern hemisphere. Registration is now
The most recent NZARN meeting was held in Auckland in August 2018. It was well attended with 33 members and 4 guests. There were scientific and technical presentations on feed quality, rumen health and dairy production, as well as some important industry updates.
The March 2018 NZARN meeting was held in New Plymouth and was well attended with 32 members and 3 guests. The first day included presentations on calf and heifer nutrition and feeding root crops, and the second day was a lameness workshop with Neil Chesterton consisting of 2 presentations and a practical session on farm. The full presentations and general meeting notes are available below for logged in members.