Matching Feeds to Maintain Peak

New Zealand dairy is unique when it comes to nutrition. Not just because it is largely grass based. We see similar industries in Australia, Chile, Ireland and even parts of Europe and Japan in the summer. The uniqueness stems more from having grass as the most cost effective energy source; plus the fact that the industry tries to maintain a seasonal calving program. […]

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New Approach to Transition Feeding Favoured

New Zealand dairy farmers are urged to tip their thinking about calcium supplements and wintering on its head to get the most out of their herd’s production into spring time and beyond.

Dr Joe McGrath, Asia-Pacific is the manager for nutrition company DSM and adjunct senior lecturer in ruminant nutrition at the University of New England in Australia. Dr McGrath’s research focuses on the critical relationship between between macro minerals, primarily calcium, and health […]

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