The saying ‘Do it once, do it right’ applies perfectly to a new farm conversion.
Expansion as part of a family succession plan is key for Kaikohe father and son dairy farmers Anthony and Peter Giesbers.
Clear roofs, active air movement and slatted floors with underlying effluent bunkers can substantially improve different types of traditional housing for dairy cows, both in New Zealand and around the world.
On-off grazing could help dairy farms in limbo under looming nitrate loss limits.
A covered feedpad from HerdHomes® has helped a Hikurangi farmer and sharemilker take care of pastures and keep workload and waste down.
Kiwi invention is offering more ‘dry’ options.
Patetonga farmers Peter and Mandy Paterson introduced a HerdHomes® to their farming system to ensure they were environmentally compliant.
The indoor wintering of dairy cows in New Zealand barely registers as interesting any more, but what about the indoor wintering of beef livestock?
Pre-Christmas, as drought loomed over the Waikato, Grant Wills and his sharemilker Steve Ironmonger were comfortable with their situation, although they had fed out all their miase silage through the wet spring
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