Dairy

Federated Farmers Dairy aims to maintain a strong, progressive and sustainable dairy industry through representation, consultation and advocacy.

Federated Farmers Dairy focuses on developing sensible policy by influencing local and central government, the wider industry and community groups.

Federated Farmers Dairy is made up of three parts representing dairy farmers, sharemilkers and sharemilker farm owners.

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Dairy Group News

Mating time - options to manage M bovis

Posted on 6/09/2017
Federated Farmers has been working with the wider dairy and beef industries and the Ministry for Primary Industries on the outbreak of Mycoplasma bovis (M. bovis)

Mycoplasma bovis update

Posted on 28/07/2017
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is responding to the detection of the cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis in a dairy herd in South Canterbury this week.

Mycoplasma bovis

Posted on 26/07/2017
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is responding to the detection of the cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis in a dairy herd in South Canterbury this week

Katie Milne is new National President

Posted on 23/06/2017
Following yesterday's Federation elections at Wellington, West Coast dairy farmer Katie Milne was elected National President.

Bobby Calf regulations

Posted on 23/06/2017
You will all be aware of the of the new rules around bobby calves.

The Dairy Alert, December 2016: Read here

Dairy Policy Work

Advice on Employment Issues

Posted on 14/09/2017
Factsheet reqarding employment issues during calving

Grazing Agreement Supporting Information

Posted on 21/04/2017
The one agreement covers three separate types of grazing arrangements

Good practice guidelines for the Welfare of Bobby Calves

Posted on 9/03/2017
DairyNZ good practice guidelines for the welfare of bobby calves

Domestic Feeds, Information, and Traceability

Posted on 22/02/2017
All farmers are required to complete a domestic feed declaration form if they are selling locally grown crops into the dairy industry

Rural Boundary Fencing

Posted on 16/02/2017
Factsheet on rural boundary fencing

Factsheets

Advice on Employment Issues

Posted on 14/09/2017
Factsheet reqarding employment issues during calving

Mating time - options to manage M bovis

Posted on 6/09/2017
Federated Farmers has been working with the wider dairy and beef industries and the Ministry for Primary Industries on the outbreak of Mycoplasma bovis (M. bovis)

Mycoplasma bovis update

Posted on 28/07/2017
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is responding to the detection of the cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis in a dairy herd in South Canterbury this week.

Mycoplasma bovis

Posted on 26/07/2017
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is responding to the detection of the cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis in a dairy herd in South Canterbury this week

Katie Milne is new National President

Posted on 23/06/2017
Following yesterday's Federation elections at Wellington, West Coast dairy farmer Katie Milne was elected National President.