Future Ready Dairy Systems

Dairy Australia

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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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