To winter graze or not? Winter cropping is rearing its head, thanks to a campaign launched in Wellington this week. The campaign, spearheaded by a Waikato businessman, aims to highlight environmental and animal welfare issues around winter cropping on farms. Winter cropping or winter grazing is where cattle are strip fed a crop. After eating […]
The Udder View Are dairy cooperatives a dying breed? Perhaps not on a global scale but a closer look at Australia and New Zealand dairy sectors, you could be forgiven for thinking they are. With the unsavoury demise of what was Australia’s biggest co-op, Murray Goulburn, now owned by Canadian giant Saputo, co-ops now account […]
Ten years drenching their dairy herd with apple cider vinegar and garlic, then a further boost from DairyCare tonic, has two Morrinsville farmers convinced about the value of these natural stock remedies. Bruce and Patrina Kennedy, Kiwitahi, 10km south-east of Morrinsville, say they have seen these treatments boost health and production in their herd. After […]
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