Dairy cattle fodder production & animal nutrition
Publications and manuals
- Commodity vendor declarations for stock feeds
- Conserving feed (DairyLink series)
- Controlling plague locusts in dairying areas
- Establishing pastures (DairyLink series)
- Feed cost calculator
- Forage brassicas for autumn/winter milk production
- Improving feed management for profits (DairyCHECK series)
- Maize silage - Costing and gross margin calculator instructions
- Managing pastures (DairyLink series)
- Milk production from kikuyu grass based pastures
- Opportunity lot feeding of beef cattle
- Realistic rations (DairyLink series)
- Successful silage manual
- Dairyinfo.biz (www.dairyinfo.biz)
Dairyinfo.biz is an extension gateway for dairy farmers and those who work within the dairy industry. The primary goal of the webiste is to provide a hub for the information generated through the Northern dairy industry's research projects.
- feed.FIBRE.future program (www.dairyaustralia.com.au)
A series of factsheets that complement the feed.FIBRE.future farmer workshop programs. The factsheets are designed to help farmers to deal with shortages of feed / fibre and make decisions about feeding programs.
- Queensland Department of Primary Industries (www.dpi.qld.gov.au)
Information resources aimed at boosting water, feeding and business efficiencies in the dairy industry and to improve the nutritional quality of dairy products to meet market demand.
- TopFodder Silage (www.topfodder.com.au)
TopFodder Silage is a joint initiative of NSW Department of Primary Industries and Dairy Australia. The website includes a factsheet series, manuals and DVDs about best practice in silage production and pasture management.
- Barley versus maize as supplements for grazing dairy cows
- Beating heat stress in dairy grazing systems
- Best options for milling maize grain supplements for grazing dairy cows
- Energy supplements for dairy cows
- Feeding protein supplements with maize silage - when and what type?
- Low milk protein concentrations: nutritional causes and cures
- Offering fresh pasture breaks - is there a benefit to milk production?
- Sorghum supplements for cows grazing temperate pastures
- Supplementary salt for heat-stressed cows