Cows

Cow welfare and good management practices.

Transport - embarking

Caring for cattle during transport

National standards and guidelines for transporting livestock were introduced in 2013.

Managing cow welfare

Managing cow welfare

Cows must be in peak condition to deliver safe, quality dairy products.

Downer cows

Managing down cows

A series of short videos covering the management of down cow welfare.

Reducing calving induction

Reducing calving induction

The Australian dairy industry supports strategies to reduce the need for calving induction.

Reducing lameness

Reducing lameness

Prevention, early detection and treatment of lameness.

Cow welfare

Switch trimming not tail docking

Adopting alternatives to tail docking is a key priority for the Australian dairy industry.