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Lamb Rearing
14
Jun

Lamb Rearing – Enhancing Health and Productivity

The traditional approach of using milk powders as a last resort for orphaned lambs is evolving. Nowadays, many sheep producers recognise the substantial productivity gains achievable through the regular use of milk replacers as part of their management strategy. This shift is transforming lamb rearing practices, driving better health outcomes, and improving overall flock productivity....
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12
Apr

Optimising Calf Rearing: A Comprehensive Guide

As the calving season approaches, now is the opportune moment to meticulously plan and prepare for the upcoming challenges in calf rearing. Reflecting on your past calf rearing performance, consider these six pivotal factors to ensure a successful and thriving environment for your calves in 2024. 1. Calf Rearing Facilities: A Sanctuary for Growth The...
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20
Dec

MaxCare Milk Matters Edition 5

Welcome to the fifth edition of Milk Matters, a quarterly update from MaxCare’s Business Manager Tom Newton, who talks about what is happening with dairy in the Australian and New Zealand markets.
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06
Nov

VOTE NOW! Cows Create Careers Commercial Competition 2023.

MaxCare are proud to be the Major Supply Partner of the Cows Create Careers programme. As part of this partnership, Cows Create Careers and MaxCare invited school students to produce a video commercial explaining why the Best and the Brightest should work in the Australian Dairy Industry. Over 67 schools across Australia entered this competition.  The following 3 schools...
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20
Oct

VOTE NOW! Cows Create Careers Advertisement Competition 2023.

MaxCare are proud to be the Major Supply Partner of the Cows Create Careers programme. As part of this partnership, Cows Create Careers and MaxCare invited school students the opportunity to produce an advertisement for MaxCare Calf Milk Replacer, in support of the Australian Dairy Industry, to win $1,000 for their school. 98 schools across...
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New approaches to calf nutrition
25
Aug

New approaches to calf nutrition

Thinking differently about colostrum and weaning can lead to greater life-long productivity By Lilian Schaer for Livestock Research Innovation CorporationThere is a strong relationship between health and growth in a calf’s early life and that animal’s total lifetime production. This means what happens to a calf in its first few hours and days is extremely...
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Phil Spies
27
Jul

Philip Celebrates 5 Years at Maxum

Intro It’s been five years since Phil Spies joined the Maxum team and we’re celebrating this milestone. We caught up with Phil to have a chat about his journey and to talk through some of the highlights during his time in New Zealand working for MaxCare: Tell us a little bit about yourself Born and...
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20
Jun

MaxCare Milk Matters Edition 4

Welcome to the fourth edition of Milk Matters, a quarterly update from MaxCare’s Business Manager Tom Newton, who talks about what is happening with dairy in the Australian and New Zealand markets.
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30
Mar

MaxCare Milk Matters Edition 3

Welcome to the third edition of Milk Matters, a quarterly update from MaxCare’s Business Manager Tom Newton, who talks about what is happening with dairy in the Australian and New Zealand markets.
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