Managing mastitis makes sense

humphrisDairy farmer: Tim Humphris
Region: South-West Victoria
Topic: Australian Breeding Values for health traits

For Tim Humphris, the new Australian Breeding Values (ABVs) released by DataGene in April offer value to his business, but the dairy farmer from Nirranda South, Victoria has been really looking forward to one in particular: the Mastitis Resistance ABV.

“I certainly consider Cell Count when I look at selecting my bulls, but the Mastitis Resistance ABV gives me more confidence,” he said.