Presentation from a wet weather workshop
Wet weather, particularly extreme events poses a complex set of challenges for dairy farming. This presentation goes through the following issues and outlines some possible plans and actions to minimise the negative impacts of wet weather:
- Emergency planning to ensure the farm, the herd and the business are prepared
- Impacts on the farm and the business
- Animal management, including foot care, mastitis management, fertility and nutrition
- Laneway problems and management
- Shed hygiene
- Managing the costs.
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