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Our Australian Milk Quality Awards recognise the lowest 5% of farms across Australia based on annual average bulk milk cell count (BMCC). Find out how to be eligible and read the lists of past winners.

Milk Quality Awards

The Australian Milk Quality Awards recognise the lowest 5% of farms across Australia based on annual average bulk milk cell count (BMCC).

To be eligible, dairy farms must have BMCC data for a minimum of 9 months in a calendar year. Monthly averages are then used to calculate the annual average BMCC for each farm and the winners are the top 5% of farms with the lowest BMCC.

The winning farms receive a metal plaque for their gates and those in the top 100 receive a gold plaque.

Many mastitis control stories are about solving or avoiding problems, but these Awards enable us to celebrate success. It is a great collaboration between all the dairy companies and Dairy Australia's Countdown program.

2017 Milk Quality Awards

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