Animal welfare

Animal welfare is vital for every farm and is at the core of every farm plan.

Welfare overview

The dairy industry is a leader in the care of animals, they must be in peak condition to ensure...

Welfare regulations

The Australian dairy industry supports the vision of the Australian Animal Welfare Strategy.

Calf welfare

All calves are essential for dairy farming and must be managed from birth to lessen the risk of...

Cow welfare

The welfare of cows is important, as they must be in peak condition to deliver safe, quality...

Farmer resources

Information and advice for achieving good animal welfare outcomes for dairy farmers and farm...

Case studies

Dairy farmers are serious about animal welfare. Here are a few of their stories.

Farmer with his dog in the utility in a paddock of cows, Gippsland

Heifer management

Improved heifer management has been identified by the Dairy Moving Forward Reproduction Steering...