Dairy farmer: John and Kirsten Pekin
Region: South-west Victoria
Genomic data helps decisions at Kolora Long before John Pekin started managing his family dairy farm, he knew milking “good” cows was a choice.
At the time, he worked in the herd improvement industry and said it was clear cut which farmers were getting the most out of their genetics.
“The farmers who put the effort into breeding better cowswere getting better results,” he said.