This page provides resources and links to relevant feed information for farmers in the Murray Dairy region.
Hay and Grain Outlook
Dairy Australia provides a weekly independent assessment of hay and grain markets in each dairying region.
Silage Cutting Tips
Below are a range of articles written by the Department of Economic Development's Frank Mickan on cutting silage.
Feed and Fibre Fact Sheets
Listed below are a range of feed and fibre fact sheets providing information on..
Grains2Milk Supplementary Feeds
Home-grown or bought-in silages, hays, grains / concentrates and other feeds are used on most dairy farms to supplement pasture, forages and crops. They can be used to manage variations in feed supply, enabling higher stocking rates, and higher milk production per cow and per hectare to be achieved, while serving as tools to better manage pastures, cow body condition, fertility and milk composition.
Click here for a copy of "Importance of Feed testing" presentation by FeedCentral.
Below are the three feed testing companies that service the Murray Dairy Region.
They provide two services to a national client base. The first service is Hay Certification Services.
CVAS has grown significantly by providing cutting edge forage evaluation services in a quick, accurate, and cost effective manner. CVAS was the first to commercially offer the Fermentation Analysis.
FeedTest provides independent, reliable and rapid fodder/feed analysis using state-of-the-art Near Infrared (NIR) Technology, that allows you to determine the nutritional value of your stockfeed products.