Choosing the right gumboot!

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Choosing gumboots is an important decision, given that dairy farmers spend most of their days on their feet in them – usually on concrete.

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Silver lining as confined housing pays off for NSW dairy couple

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> Fans installed at the end of 2017 made a big impact this summer, helping hold Silvermere's average per cow production through January at 41 litres.

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Advanced dairy installation - Hi-Tech farm

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“The idea was to future-proof ourselves”

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Logic rules the day in Tasmania

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Isaac and Angelique Korpershoek can’t believe something so logical took so long to be discovered and developed for the dairy industry.

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New dairy changes family's life

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Gippsland share farmers Ben and Lou Hall look forward to milking these days for good reason.

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SCC dropped by up to 100,000 Triangular Vented liners

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Asking questions and being prepared to hear the answers dropped Steve and Deanne Hore’s Somatic Cell Count (SCC) by up to 100,000 on their 1500-acre Leitchville property in north-west Victoria.

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Biggest single improvement our dairy – Triangular Vented liners

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“Biggest single improvement our dairy”

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Calf Shed Hygiene – Keeping it clean

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The challenge with calf sheds, is that you’re housing calves with little immune function in an intense non-sterile environment.

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Calf feeding – key points to managing colostrum

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While for many years Australian dairy farmers have recognised the importance of their calves receiving maternal colostrum, it continues to be an evolving story. The reality is that a calf is born with no immunity.

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Vented Liners improve milk quality in Tasmania

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Over 100 plus quality Tasmanian farms have made the switch to better milking

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Improve your calf feeding – taking the labour out of laboriously thawing colostrum

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Manually thawing colostrum for 20 new-born calves in a day is no-one’s idea of a great time.

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Changing the game on calf rearing

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Ben and Melissa Holloway say they wouldn’t go back to the way they used to feed calves.

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Two clear advantages on new calf tube-feeder

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The Trusti Tuber has two significant design advantages which have drawn the praise of well-known veterinarian Rob Bonanno.

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Potent new probiotic calf milk additive negates antibiotic use

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Elly Baranowski (left), from Hooper Farms, with her 16-month-old son, Arlo, and staff member Tania Hague

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New - CR-1 Cup Remover

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Finally, you can easily customise your cluster equipment so they work exactly the way YOU want them to. The CR-1 system can be retrofitted over other brands of worn ECRs.

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Renovate or Rebuild?.. Weller's story.

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> Pictured from left, Greg Lechte Daviesway Warragul, Wayne & Dale Weller

A Gippsland dairy family saved $700,000 by choosing to renovate its 50-stand rotary instead of re-building from scratch.

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Join the “Triangular Vented Liner” Revolution

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> Daviesway Area Manager Brendan McGrath shows Leongatha dairyman Rod Cope the latest Milkrite claws.

Almost half of US dairy farmers and five of the world’s biggest dairies are using Triangular Vented Liners.

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UBCO Electric Farm Bike – Ultra-quiet & low maintenance

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Two wheels, two motors, No gas, No noise.

The UBCO Electric Farm Motor Bike is next-level technology straight out of New Zealand.

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Victorian farmers save more than $300,000 on a new dairy

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Saving money and building a new dairy don’t usually go hand-in-hand.

However, Victorian sharefarmers Rick and Sharon Boyes saved their Drouin employers $330,000 on their new 24 a-side swingover herringbone dairy (including the structure and the yard).

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