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Fonterra’s Co-Operative Difference Overview (animal aspects), Michael Shallcrass

This presentation by Michael Shallcrass gives a comprehensive yet succinct explanation of the Co-Operative Difference, a framework on which producers are incentivised to manage environmental, social and governance standards in line with Co-operative expectations. Of interest to members of the NZARN is the focus on winter grazing management, and the framework around nutrition, welfare and

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Mycoplasma bovis – a personal US experience, Sue Macky

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 individual hutches and no physical contact, and pasteurising milk.  In the 1980’s if mastitis didn’t

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Global Feed & Commodity Markets – Ross Bomar

This presentation reviews the major commidity trends to December 2016 as presented by Ross Bomar of Archer Daniels Midland. NZARN members a full copy of the presentation is available below if you are logged in. Non-members looking for more information are encouraged to use our ‘contact a nutritionist’ form and ‘member directory’ to find a member who can help

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Fonterra – Trusted Goodness – Jo Finer

The presentation outlines Fonterra’s Trusted Goodness programme including ‘grass fed’, ‘non-GMO’ and ‘certified animal welfare’ designations. NZARN members a full copy of the presentation is available below if you are logged in. Non-members looking for more information are encouraged to use our ‘contact a nutritionist’ form and ‘member directory’ to find a member who can help them answer their

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