Genetics

Breeding decisions have a permanent and compounding effect on a dairy herd, and making those decisions can be complex. Dairy Australia invests in programs such as the Australian Dairy Herd Improvement Scheme (ADHIS) and the Dairy Futures CRC to assist farmers with decisions and resources.

Genetics bull selection

Bull selection

ADHIS has a number of tools to assist farmers in identifying suitable breeding bulls.

Genetics - comparing cows

Comparing cows

Cow ABV(g)s provide you with more reliable information to help breed the type of cows you want.

cow genomics

Genomics

Genomics is an exciting new breeding selection technology now widely used in Australia.