Dr. Emma Cuttance from VetEnt shares the latest New Zealand research information that has been carried out for the passed several years focusing on facial eczema. She showcases the impact of GGT levels on milk production and the risk of high GGT levels in consecutive years. Emma shares the impact of zinc delivery methods on
Ketosis is a metabolic challenge that can occur for a number of reasons. Ian Sawyer lead a detailed discussion on these metabolic changes that occur over the transition period, how ketosis can be an outcome and how to mitigate ketosis. Ian dived into the factors that can influence dry matter intake post calving can come
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The New Zealand Feed Manufacturer’s Association (NZFMA) are looking to examine the role of supplemental feeding to dairy cows for reducing environmental impact and effects on animal welfare and production.
Katie Saunders, Animal Care Team Developer, DairyNZ Things change over time, animal welfare is no different. Over the years there has been more clarity as to what positive animal welfare looks like. The five freedoms of animal welfare have been defined by the Farm Animal Welfare Council: freedom from hunger and thirst, freedom from discomfort,