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Developing Nestlé’s first net zero dairy farm in South Africa

Nestlé announced the Skimmelkrans Net Zero Carbon Emissions Project. The project aims to create the company’s first carbon-neutral dairy farm, located in...

New test for Johne’s disease could be a game-changer

A promising new test for Johne’s disease in dairy cattle has been developed at the Institute for Global Food Security (IGFS) and...

CRV introduces unique breeding value feed efficiency

CRV is introducing the new breeding value feed efficiency with December’s index run. This breeding value will enable targeted breeding of cows...

The costly effects of low blood calcium levels (hypocalcaemia) in freshly...

‘Clinical’ milk fever and subclinical hypocalcaemia are essentially the same thing – they are both low available calcium levels in the blood....

Holstein cows poisoned by animal feed in Kenya

A farmer in Kenya is counting losses after his herd of 24 Holstein Friesian cattle worth Sh2,5 million died after feeding on...

There’s more to buying a cow than meets the eye

Most dairies start out by buying a few dairy cows. The place where the cows are purchased and the quality of the...