Mastitis resistance to underpin breeding program

SaundersDairy farmer: Trevor Saunders and Anthea Day
Region: Gippsland, Victoria
Topic: Mastitis Resistance Australian Breeding Values (ABVs)

The new Mastitis Resistance ABV will become a “key platform” in the breeding objectives for Gippsland dairy farmers Trevor Saunders and Anthea Day.

Milking about 950 head, predominantly Jerseys, across two farms at Shady Creek, they have been looking forward to the release of the new health trait.