The last surviving dairy farmer in Clunes in northern New South Wales says the region is ripe for a dairy revival.
For Trevor Thorpe, Rillamead, Meadows, successful dairy farming comes down to two key principles - breeding and feeding.
YOUNG dairy handlers will be part of a milestone event later this month as they compete in the 40th running of the SA Holstein Branch's All-breeds calf and handlers day at Murray Bridge.
The next generation of the dairy industry were eager to show what they could do at the Toowoomba Royal Show this week.
Dairy farmers came together to kick off events at the Toowoomba Royal Show this week, with just under 100 entries in the section.
The rapid improvement in Australian dairy genetics is again evident in the latest Australian Breeding Value release.
Speckle Park genetics are delivering top results for Mac and Debbie Jones, who can't keep up with demand for the quality calves produced in their dairy and beef operations at Ecklin South, near Terang, Vic.
If there was ever to be an industry legacy to emerge from one of Australia's premier production Illawarra herds - it would have to be sires for the future.
New research led by Queen's University Belfast has found that "livestock lockdown" may damage the emotional well-being of dairy cows.