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) that provide data from which farmers can select superior animals to breed their herd’s next generation.

cow genomics

Bull selection

About one third of the productivity improvements farmers have achieved in the last decade have...

Cows emerging from an underpass

Comparing cows

When it comes to breeding cows, it’s usually bulls that stand in the spotlight. However there are...

Genetics bull selection

Genomics

Genomics is a new, exciting technology now widely used in Australia. Genomics helps you breed the...

Herd recording

Herd recording provides accurate information to assist farmers in making herd management...