The Queensland dairy industry provides milk principally to the domestic market. In 2013-14 the industry was valued at $231 million at the farm gate. As of 2014-15 the state produced 1,159 million litres of milk from just over 175,000 head of dairy cattle.
Husbandry techniques for dairy cattle include understanding rumen development, calf rearing, buffalo fly control and calf birthing
Dairy environmental management
Articles about environmental management associated with dairy farming
Feed and nutrition
Feed and nutrition for dairy cattle
Improving your herd
How to improve your dairy herd including heifer replacement.
Health management and diseases
Dairy cattle differ from other types of livestock production systems in having management factors that increase the risk of exposure infectious disease.
Industry links & contacts
Dairy industry links and contacts including access to information and extension resources.