Once-a-day milking : possible and profitable ?

@inproceedings{Tong2002OnceadayM,
  title={Once-a-day milking : possible and profitable ?},
  author={M J Tong and Dereck A. Clark and Crispin H. V. Cooper},
  year={2002}
}
Once-a-day (OAD) milking offers a major opportunity to improve labour output on New Zealand farms. However few full lactation studies have been undertaken to investigate the effect of this strategy on the productivity of the farm system. A trial was established in 2000 to measure the effect of milking frequency and breed in farm systems where stocking rate was adjusted to equalise per hectare feed demand in different herds. There were four treatments: two herds of 35 Friesian and 42 Jersey cows… CONTINUE READING
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