The dairy industry in NSW is the second largest dairy industry in Australia, behind Victoria. As with much of the agriculture industry in NSW, the dairy industry has learnt to adapt and change due to climate change, technological advantages and productivity drivers.
Because of this, NSW dairy farmers need to be aware of their stock and challenges, and account for a range of external risks including:
- changing milk prices
- labour supply
- climate and input costs.
How Local Land Services can help
Local Land Services work in partnership with farmers and farming groups to provide support, advice and best-practice examples to increase productivity and profitability.
We can assist you with:
- services from our Local Land Services Livestock Officers and District Veterinarians
- connecting you with other producers, industry groups and training
- strategic planning based off of the NSW Animal Biosecurity and Welfare Strategic Plan
- advice and support to protect the economy, environment and community from diseases and pests that affect animal welfare.
Please contact us to find out more on how Local Land Services can help you with your dairy cattle.
For more information on dairy cattle in NSW, visit Dairy Australia.
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