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Abrupt or gradual cessation of milking at dry off; which method is best?

By |2018-08-26T19:22:00+11:00February 9th, 2018|Categories: Farm Services|Tags: , , , , |

Abrupt or gradual cessation of milking at dry off; which method is best? By Dr Peter Younis For many years the recommendation from Countdown has been that abrupt cessation of milking should be practiced for cows giving less than 12 litres per day. For cows producing more than this, it is desirable to reduce production

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What does synchrony do to herd dynamics?

By |2018-01-14T16:57:36+11:00October 31st, 2017|Categories: Farm Services|Tags: , , , |

Peter Younis We are often asked about the benefits, costs, workload or complexity of herd oestrus synchrony programs. There are, as most farmers know, a multitude of options, each with pros and cons. The answer is that each program is very different and may or may not be suitable on different farms for a variety

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Changes to Bovine Johne’s Disease (BJD) subsidies

By |2018-01-13T18:14:50+11:00September 1st, 2016|Categories: Farm Services|Tags: , , , , , , |

by Peter Younis The following statement was released by DEPI in June 2016. “From 1 July 2016, Johne’s disease in cattle will be industry managed and market-driven in Victoria. Management of Johne’s disease in cattle will be on a risk-based approach at the farm level, the same as for many other endemic livestock diseases. With

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