New research into extended milking intervals could free up time for dairy farmers

Updated August 30 2021 - 9:57am, first published 9:53am
Recent research based on farmer experiences in New Zealand has indicated it may be possible to extend the interval between milkings without significantly reducing milk production.
Recent research based on farmer experiences in New Zealand has indicated it may be possible to extend the interval between milkings without significantly reducing milk production.

Milking cows is the most labour-intensive regular activity on dairy farms but new research into extended milking intervals (EMI) could free up time for south-west Victorian farmers.

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