The smallest change in the dairy shed can improve milk quality and profitability. It can also lead to important savings in time and costs. Dairy Australia invests in a range of programs to help farmers improve milking practices and productivity.

Automatic milking

Automatic milking systems

Research and management guidelines on automatic milking system farms.

Countdown resources and tools

Milk quality

Dairy Australia’s Countdown program focuses on improving milk quality via mastitis control.

Cleaning the holding yard

Saving water in dairies

Water saving and usage tips in dairy farms under dry seasons or drought conditions in Australia.

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Australian Dairy Hygiene Handbook

Dairy hygiene principles developed for our “Better Hygiene, Better Milk” initiative.