Those in the dairy sector can see the range of opportunities there are for motivated young people to progress quickly, get paid well, gain skills and training while working, and live an awesome lifestyle. But is this enough for school leavers weighing up career options?
From this October, removing the last two-three vertebrae of a cow’s tail will be prohibited. We know from our interactions with farmers that most farmers stopped shortening tails a long time ago, many preferring tail trimming instead.
If you didn’t get the chance to attend one of DairyNZ’s recent Calving Smart workshops, or need a quick refresher, the following information will be helpful to you and your team in the weeks ahead.