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Read our fact sheet on computerised bail feeding systems which allow different amounts of supplements to be fed to individual cows.

Computerised bail feeding systems

Computerised bail feeding systems allow different amounts of supplements to be fed to individual cows in the dairy while they are being milked.

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Precision dairy technology: Computerised bail feeding systems (PDF, 315KB) This fact sheet describes computerised bail feeding systems and the application of this technology on Australian dairy farms. A discussion on the comparison of feeding individual cows different amounts of supplements depending upon current milk yield, days in milk, body condition, etc. or feeding all cows at a flat rate is also included.

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Dairy biosecurity

Dairy biosecurity is vital for protecting your farm. Dairy farmers and their advisors now have access to a new online biosecurity tool to build their skills and adapt their management approach to biosecurity risks.

Hay and grain reports

The hay and grain report is commissioned by Dairy Australia to provide an independent and timely assessment of hay and grain markets in each dairying region. The report is updated 40 weeks per year.

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