Dairy Diary

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Moody Cows: All About Cattle Behaviour

Animal welfare is more than just the production and health of that animal, it also includes how the animal is able to use its natural behaviours. There are many researchers across the world who have dedicated their lives to understanding cattle behaviour; why cows do what they do.

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Milk Moovement First NL Startup to Receive $1.5M in Funding From SDTC

SDTC funding will allow Milk Moovement to continue our mission of building a more profitable, sustainable, and equitable agriculture supply chain.

ST JOHN’S, Canada - Today, Milk Moovement, a leading cloud-based dairy supply chain software, announces CAD $1.5 million in funding to optimize the dairy supply chain and make the dairy industry more sustainable by addressing and reducing the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions through route optimization.

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Dairy Accountable: DFC's proAction® Initiative

This week we have decided to highlight some of the great initiatives by Dairy Farmers of Canada towards continuously improving the dairy industry. The industry has come a long way from hauling metal milk jugs from the farm to the dairy on the back of a truck!  Over the years the industry has seen great improvements as dairy farming and processing has evolved.

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Robotic Milkers: The Pro's of Robotic Technology

Around the old barns on the dairy farm I grew up on, we used to find the odd old milk can, you know the ones, with the lid and the handles. A reminder of the “good old days” where our forefathers used to milk the cows by hand and deliver cream to the factory on the back of the truck.  They never would have believed us if we told them robots would be milking cows in a mere five decades…

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